Alec Bard finishes second, Section III wins at states
ITHACA, N.Y. (WKTV) - New Harford freshman Alec Bard took second place after a 76 Monday at the State Gold tournament at Cornell University, while contributing to a team title for Section III. Alec'd older brother Derek, a senior and defending champion, finished tied for fifth place. David Jansen from Shaker of Section II won, two strokes ahead of Alec.
The Bard brothers Spartan teammate Tom Mandel, a freshman, as well as Notre Dame's Mike Kalil, finished tied for 15th.
Derek's round of 78 Monday was the last of his high school career. He'll be heading to the University of Virginia on a golf scholarship in the fall.