Marshall takes lead at Colbert Classic

By Joel Jellison

Shooting the low round of the tournament thus far, James Marshall fought through another day of windy conditions to shoot a 6-under par score of 66 at the Colbert Charity Classic.

The score brought the Fayetteville, Ark., natives’ tournament total to 7-under par, giving him a one-stroke lead heading into third-round action today at Colbert Hills Golf Course

Chris D. Thompson, Independence, posted his second consecutive 3-under par round to move up from third to second at 6-under, one stroke off the lead.

First-round leader Chris Ward, McKinney, Texas, shot an even par score of 72, dropping him into a third-place tie at 5-under. Former Kansas State golfer Robert Streb, Edmond, Okla., shot 1-under par and was tied with Ward at 5-under for the tournament.

Michael Arnaud, Baton Rouge, La., was in fifth place with a tournament score of 2-under, while four players were tied in sixth at even par and two others were tied in 10th at 1-over.

There were 33 players that made the cut at 5-over par or better, while four other former K-State players made the cut with Joseph Kinney, Josh Persons, Joseph Ida and Matt Van Cleave all playing the final two rounds.

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