Bergeron, Rebels have record-setting round

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 13, 1999

MICHAEL KIRAL / L’Observateur / April 13, 1999

LAPLACE – For nine holes Wednesday, Riverside’s Brett Bergeron could relate to how David Duval has been feeling lately.

Bergeron shot a school-record 32 on the front nine on his way to a two- under par 70, helping the Rebels to a victory over St. Charles Catholic andLutcher in an 18-hole match at Riverlands Golf and Country Club.

Riverside finished with a 309, including a school nine-hole record 149 on the front side. St. Charles Catholic compiled a 357 while Lutcher finishedwith a 405.

Bergeron started the match by chipping in from the rough on the right side of the green for a birdie on the par 4 first hole. Bergeron parred the nextfour holes before chipping in again for a birdie on the par 5 sixth hole.

After parring the seventh hole, Bergeron knocked his second shot on the par 4 eighth 10 feet past the pin and rolled in his birdie putt. Bergeronthen knocked in a putt from the fringe on the par 4 ninth for his fourth birdie of the round.

Bergeron parred the 10th hole and saved par on 11 by rolling in a five-foot putt. After parring 12, Bergeron got his first bogey of the day on the par 413th when his five-foot putt went past the hole. On the 15th hole, a 510-yard par 5, he pitched his third shot from 85 yards out over the water fronting the green to within four feet and two putted for par.

Bergeron bogeyed the 16th but came back on the 18th, hitting his second shot from 150 yards out from under the trees on the right side of the fairway to within 10 feet. He two putted for a par to finish with a 38 onthe back nine.

“Everything was going in,” Bergeron said. “On the front side, I really gotup and down well. On the back side, the only time I didn’t was on 13.”Bergeron’s teammate Mike Schoen was also enjoying his front nine, firing an even par 36. On the par 5 third hole, Schoen knocked his second shotfrom 200 yards out to with eight feet of the pin and two putted for a birdie. He would par the seventh after knocking a chip from the left sidefrom 30 yards out to within five feet.

On the par 5 17th, Schoen rolled in a putt from off the green for a birdie.

He would finish with a 40 on the back nine for a four-over 76 for his round.

Leisl Hasbrouck shot an 81, firing a 40 on the front side. And Mikey Lozanohad dual 41s to finish with an 82 for 18 holes.

In other scores for the Rebels, Dusty Waguespack shot a 112 and Devin Roussel a 159.

St. Charles Catholic was led by Corey Madere who shot an 80, including a39 on the front side. Scott Froehlich finished with an 88 including a par on12 when he knocked his third shot from 105 yards out to within three feet.

Adam Gros had a round of 90 that included a 40 on the front side. Grosrolled in a putt from the fringe on the third hole for a birdie and parred the seventh hole after he hit his second shot through a clump of trees to within five feet.

Pat Lambert added a 99 for the Comets. Derrek Mayeux had a 104 and KeithBrock shot a 105. And in her final tune-up for the girls’ state tournamentto be held Tuesday and Wednesday at Eastover Country Club in New Orleans, Christie Pickering shot a 93.

For Lutcher, Chuck Martin shot a 92. Cody Roussel had a round of 97 whileJeff Bourgeois and Matt Deslatte each had 108s. Ricky Bourgeois added a110.

Bergeron said the 18-hole match will help the teams get ready for the regional and state competitions coming up.

“It was really different for competition,” Bergeron said. “We reallyneeded to get used to playing 18 holes in competition.”

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