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O'Dell Garners First-Ever State Am Crown

Reported by: Send eMail Mark Martin
Videographer: Dan Shreve
August 8, 2013

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At a golfing venue a guy named Sam helped bring fame, another Sam has won one of West Virginia's premiere golfing events.

Hurricane's Sam O'Dell etched his name into Mountain State golf lore by winning the 94th annual West Virginia State Amateur on Thursday at The Greenbrier.

O'Dell scored a 6-over 76 on the Old White TPC for a four-day total of 279 to outdistance Woody Woodward of Bridgeport and Hurricane's Brian Anania by six shots. Woodward had the low round of the day with a 67.

Woodward and Anania ended with four-day totals of 285

O'Dell, who had finished second at the West Virginia Open earlier in the summer, led after the first three rounds and despite a tough final 18 maintained his advantage for his first-ever State Am crown.

RESULTS (Par 70 {Old White days 1 & 4}, 72{Greenbrier days 2 & 3}, 72, 70; 7,042 yards {Old White}, 6,675 {Greenbrier})
Sam O'Dell, Hurricane, W.Va. - 68-66-69-76--279
Woody Woodward, Bridgeport, W.Va. - 73-75-70-67--285
Brian Anania, Hurricane, W.Va. - 73-72-70-70--285
David Dent, White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. - 73-71-69-74--287
Thadd Obecny II, Wheeling, W.Va. - 70-71-76-72--289
Alan Cooke, Vienna, W.Va. - 71-67-74-78--290
Bosten Miller, Charleston, W.Va. - 73-79-67-73--292
Philip Reale II, Charleston, W.Va. - 73-75-73-72--293
Harold Howell, Madison, W.Va. - 76-70-71-76--293
Jeremy Rogers, Buckhannon, W.Va. - 71-74-77-73--295
Ian Patrick, Huntington, W.Va. - 73-81-67-77--298
Jess Ferrell, Fairmont, W.Va. - 73-73-73-79--298
Will Evans, Charleston, W.Va. - 74-75-73-77--299
Trent Roush, Mason, W.Va. - 74-74-75-77--300
Davey Jude, Kermit, W.Va. - 75-78-75-73--301
Bryan Myers, Wheeling, W.Va. - 76-77-74-74--301
Josh Boswell, Alderson, W.Va. - 72-78-76-75--301
Harold Payne, Hurricane, W.Va. - 73-79-74-76--302
Thomas Knight, II, Lewisburg, W.Va. - 80-75-71-76--302
Christopher Eckhardt, Morgantown, W.Va. - 74-75-77-76--302
Tad Tomblin, Alum Creek, West Virgi - 78-71-77-76--302
Todd Branham, Charleston, W.Va. - 76-78-77-72--303
Thomas Frazier, Huntington, W.Va. - 79-76-74-74--303
Steve Fox, Huntington, W.Va. - 77-76-76-74--303
Camden Moore, Spencer, W.Va. - 79-70-75-80--304
Will Johnson, Charleston, W.Va. - 73-80-82-70--305
Eric Wirth, Morgantown, W.Va. - 81-73-72-79--305
Jeff Bryant, St Albans, W.Va. - 73-82-73-78--306
Duke Erwin, Hurricane, W.Va. - 76-69-81-80--306
Joshua Arbaugh *, Morgantown, W.Va. - 80-75-79-73--307
Ryan Mumaw, Charles Town, W.Va. - 72-79-76-80--307
Chris Williams, Scott Depot, W.Va. - 77-73-75-82--307
Michael DeMarco, Charleston, W.Va. - 75-77-77-79--308
Jeff Harper, Parkersburg, W.Va. - 72-76-81-80--309
Aaron Boggs, Madison, W.Va. - 73-78-85-74--310
John Duty Sr., Hurricane, W.Va. - 74-79-80-77--310
Rico Simonetti, Wheeling, West Virgi - 76-77-82-77--312
Matthew Moore, Elizabeth, W.Va. - 77-78-76-81--312
Mark Pinti, Bridgeport, W.Va. - 73-80-77-83--313
Aaron Barna, Hurricane, W.Va. - 75-80-78-81--314
Jason King, New Haven, W.Va. - 78-76-81-83--318
Michael Stewart, Clarksburg, W.Va. - 78-75-77-88--318
Aaron Persily, Charleston, W.Va. - 80-74-83-85--322


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