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Three East Texans advance after Adams Pro Tour cut

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

It was cut day on Thursday for round two of Crown Colony’s Adams Pro Tour in Lufkin. Out of 121 golfers, only the top 35% with a 50 player maximum advanced in the tournament.

Five East Texans battled to stay in contention and only three made the cut.

Leading the East Texas pack is Nacogdoches’ Stetson McMillan.

After two days, McMillan is tied at 8th at 1-under-par. McMillan shot a 73 in round one but finished strong on Thursday at 70 to make the cut. He will tee off Friday morning at 8:54 a.m. on Hole 1.

Lufkin native, Sam Fidone, entered Thursday at 2-under par. Findone added a few strokes to his score and finished the second round with a 75. With a total score of 145, Fidone sits tied for 18th at 1-over-par. He will tee off Friday morning at 8:18 a.m. on Hole 1.

Former Lufkin Panther, Will Griffin, made up for one hole that almost cost him on Thursday.

At 18, Griffin stalled out with a triple bogey but capitalized on his other shots in the front 9 with three birdies. Griffin finished with a combined score of 147. In round one Griffin had a 75 but improved with a 72. He’s tied for 31st at 3-over-par. Griffin will tee off at 9:03 a.m. on Hole 10.

The cut off for the tour was 5-over-par which left two East Texans on the sideline.

Diboll’s Wesley McClain put up a fight throughout his stay at Crown Colony but missed the cut. On Wednesday, McClain shot a 76 and improved his second run with a 74. McClain finished 6-over-par.

Lufkin amateur, Tyler Dunbar, missed the cut after finishing 10-over-par. In his first showing, Dunbar put up a 76, but came behind by two strokes on his second attempt with a 78.

Some professionals ended two rounds as high as 21-over-par.

For a look at all the final scores, click here. 

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