Drue Nicholas, The Press Player of the Year in 2017, shot a 35 to help St. Augustine Prep defeat Absegami 148-203 in Cape-Atlantic League golf match Tuesday in the season opener for both teams.
Nicholas made two birdies.
Also for the Hermits, Jonathan Prussel shot a 36, Mike DeLong a 38 and Jackson Putney a 39. All three made one birdie.
Tatum Henry shot a 39 for the Braves.
At Buena Vista Country Club (par 36)
SA—Drue Nicholas 35, Jonathan Prussel 36, Mike DeLong 38, Jackson Putney 39.
A—Tatum Henry 39, Will Stanwood 52, Jessica Vankawala 54, Shane McNew 58.
Birdies—Nicholas 2, Prussel, DeLong, Putney SA.
Records—St. Augustine 1-0; Absegami 0-1.
St. Joseph 193 ACIT 193 (tie)
At Pinelands Golf Course (par 36)
Both teams only had four players and were unable to score a fifth for the tiebreaker.
SJ—Dylan Kramer 43, Logan Rutt 45, Tony Matro 51, Jake DeMarco 54.
ACIT—Tommy Jost 43, Hunter Reese 43, Gabe DeMarco 44, Eve Jost 63.
Records—St. Joseph 1-0-1; ACIT 1-0-1