Army Wins Golf Star At Pine Valley

PINE VALLEY, N.J. - The Army West Point golf team took advantage of its early lead after the four-ball play and earned a 6-5-4.5 victory over Navy at Pine Valley Country Club in the Army-Star Series, presented by USAA.

The Black Knights came into singles play on Sunday with a 3-2 lead and was able to secure the points needed to claim the star for the third-straight season. 

James McKee and Justin Williamson both earned wins in their matches. Williamson won 6-and-5 and was the shortest match of the day, while McKee earned a point at 2-and-1. Rookie Samuel Kim halved his first Army-Navy singles match to help Army get closer to the final result.

Rookie Marshall Daniel continued his great play from Saturday into Sunday and won the clinching point in the fourth match of the day by beating Navy's Charlie Musto1-up. The match was one of three that went the full 18 holes. 

With the win, Army evens the Army-Navy Star Series, presented by USAA, at 2-2 with the Black Knights earning wins in women's volleyball and golf. 

Army is back in action on Oct. 18 at the Lehigh Invitational. 

Army 6.5, Navy 4.5
Four-Ball Results
James McKee / Samuel Kim (A) def Michael Brennan / Nicholas Klock(N), 3&2
Gary Bullard / Marshall Daniel (A) def Jake Miles / Ward Wilkinson (N), 8&7
Gunnar Doyle (A) / Tom Katsenes(A) def Charlie Musto/ Keegan Shreves(N), 2&1
Thomas Garbee/ Chad Deegan(N) def Justin Williamson / Dragon Theam(A), 5&4

Singles Results
Thomas Garbee(N) def Tom Katsenes(A), 2up
Chad Deegan(N) halved Samuel Kim (A)
Ward Wilkinson (N) Gunnar Doyle (A), 2&1
Marshall Daniel (A) def Charlie Musto(N), 1up
James McKee (A) def Michael Brennan (N), 2&1
Keegan Shreves(N) Dragon Theam(A), 3&1
Justin Williamson (A) def Nicholas Klock(N), 6&5