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July 6, 2013

Yarbrough takes top score at Twin Oaks

Evan Grice
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DUNCAN — While there were plenty of fireworks that lit up the night time sky on the evening of the fourth of July, there were tons of early oohs and ahs at the Twin Oaks one man Firecracker scramble.

A total of 67 players took to the links in search of glory on Independence Day.

In the A-Flight Tyler Yarbrough claimed victory, shooting a 59, which was the lowest scored in any flight on the day.

Jason Hodges took second place in Flight-A with a 61, followed by Aaron Simpson with a 62.

Rudy Smith won the B-Flight, shooting a 62 on the day, followed by David Bussey and John Mattos each shooting a 64. Bussey claimed second place via a scorecard tiebreaker.

Gene Hendricks edged out the competition in the C-Flight, shooting a 66 on the day, one stroke ahead of David Sanchez and Ron Carlton, who both shot a 67.

Sanchez claimed second through the scorecard tiebreaker.

There was plenty of drama and excitement in the D-Flight, where the winner had to be decided through the tiebreaker system due to two players shooting a 65.

Eventually, it was Ben Justice earning the slight advantage over Ed Keith, with Kaipo Pelekane earning third in the flight, shooting a 66.

Gary Benton also had to go through a scorecard tiebreaker to win the E-Flight, as he and Mike Ross both shot a 78 for the scramble.

Jim Daniels took third with a score of 80.

On the ladies side of the scramble, it was Kate Vandagriff winning by a comfortable two strokes over Lisa Cordell, who shot a 75 for the scramble.

Anita Hasenmeyer took third for the scramble in the ladies division with a score of 76.

Hasenmeyer did claim the closest to the pin award on hole number three, with Terry Lubsy winning the honors on hole number nine.

Jimmy Land took the prize for closest on hole number 10, while Dusty Lytle got the nod on hole number 12.