Alabama slides into lead at Carpel Capital Collegiate
Davis Riley
Davis Riley

ROCKY FACE, Ga. — The Alabama Crimson Tide moved into first place at the Carpet Capital Collegiate, led on Saturday by incoming freshman Davis Riley steady play. At 5-under 139, including 70 in round two, Riley is tied for first place individually with Stephen Behr of Clemson.

The host team Georgia Tech led after the first round at 2-under 286, but shot 10 strokes higher on Saturday and now trail Alabama by four and Auburn by one.

Auburn is being paced by Michael Johnson, who at 141 is only two back of the individual lead. First-round leader Jacob Joiner of Georgia Tech posted 6-under 66 on Friday, and despite 74 on day two, he remains very much in contention heading to Sunday.

The team race is tight beyond the third-place Yellow Jackets, with Clemson one back in fourth and South Carolina two back in fifth. Defending champion LSU holds down sixth place, but is eight back of South Carolina.

Results: Carpet Capital Collegiate
1GAJacob JoinerAlbany, GA70066-74-72=212
T2SCAustin LangdaleTownville, SC50073-71-69=213
T2SCStephen BehrFlorence, SC50070-69-74=213
T4AZZach WrightPhoenix, AZ40072-77-66=215
T4EnglandSam HorsfieldEngland40074-69-72=215

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ABOUT THE Carpet Capital Collegiate

54-hole men's college tournament hosted by Georgia Tech University at The Farm Golf Club. The 7,012-yard, par-72 layout was designed by Tom Fazio and is near Dalton, Ga., just over 90 miles north of the Georgia Tech campus. The host Yellow Jackets have been the institutional host of this event since its inception in 1989. The field typically maintains a predominantly ACC and SEC flavor, with other nearby schools participating, as well.

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