Coastal Carolina’s Dorn wins second consecutive Ohio Amateur Championship

From staff reportsJuly 11, 2014 

— Coastal Carolina rising senior Andrew Dorn carded a final-round 66 Friday to win his second consecutive Ohio Amateur Championship.

Dorn entered the final round trailing Will Grimmer by three strokes and was tied for second with Tim Crouch. The trio played together in the final round with Dorn shooting 66, Grimmer shooting 70 and Crouch 74. Overall, Dorn edged Grimmer, a high school senior-to-be who joined Dorn as a 2014 U.S. Open qualifier last month, by one stroke at 8-under 276 on the 7,031-yard, par-71 Coldstream Country Club.

Dorn shot scores of 72, 69 and 69 in the first three rounds. On Friday, he birdied three of his first eight holes. After his lone bogey on the ninth hole, he made birdies on holes 10, 15 and 16. Dorn and Grimmer, who also birdied the 16th, were tied before Grimmer made bogey on the 17th.

Last year, Dorn birdied the final two holes in the final round to claim a two-stroke win at 5-under par.

Pro basketball

NBA player and Myrtle Beach High graduate Ramon Sessions will host a meet and greet from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at California Pizza on 25th Ave. in Myrtle Beach. Sessions will available for pictures and to sign items and memorabilia.

Sessions, who has played seven seasons in the NBA, including this past season with Charlotte adn Milwaukee, has a youth camp this upcoming week and a fundraising golf tournament next Saturday at River Oaks Golf Club.

Lacrosse World Games

Socastee’s Jiovany Rendon and the Colombian national lacrosse team got off to a rocky start at the world championships on Friday in Denver, Colo., with a 19-0 loss to Finland.

The team will look to bounce back Saturday as they take on Spain in their second of three guaranteed games.

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