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Birdie barrage carries Church Hill's Armstrong to top of ETA leaderboard

Joe Avento, NET News Service • Jul 6, 2013 at 10:52 PM

ELIZABETHTON — A day after Carlson Cox said every hole at Elizabethton Golf Course was a birdie opportunity, Lucas Armstrong tried to prove him right.

Armstrong birdied 11 of the first 14 holes — including eight on the front nine — to move into a tie for first place after the second round of the Carter County Bank East Tennessee Amateur golf tournament.

Armstrong also had a pair of double bogeys and a bogey to shoot a wild 6-under 66 that left him at 10 under par, tied with first-round leader Bryan Sangid.

“That was a lot of fun,” said Armstrong, a Middle Tennessee State golfer from Church Hill who also played briefly at East Tennessee State and Walters State.

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