Cecilia Fournil, a member of Forest Lake Club in Columbia, shot a 4-over-par 76 Wednesday and opened a six-shot lead in the Women's South Carolina Golf Association Amateur stroke play championship at Daniel Island Club.

Fournil has a 36-hole total of 149 at the Ralston Creek Course. Cathy Hill, a member at Charwood in Columbia, is second at 155, one shot ahead of three-time winner Lea Anne Brown of Mount Pleasant, who posted her second 78.

Eighty-five players are participating in the 54-hole event which finishes today. A 9 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled.

Championship Flight

Cecilia Fournil, Forest Lake, 73-76--149; Cathy Hill, Charwood, 75-80--155; Lea Anne Brown, Bulls Bay, 78-78--156; Catherine Shealy, Crickentree, 79-78--157; Lea Venable, Holly Tree, 79-78--157; Susan Cummings, Long Cove, 81-77--158; Kati Day, RiverTowne, 83-79--162; Karen Ferree, Long Cove, 83-79--162; Stephanie VanInwagen, Three Pines, 82-83--165; Terri Allemang, Sea Pines Country Club, 83-83--166; Jennifer Adams, Belfair, 88-80--168; Cindy Altieri, River Hills, 85-86--171; Anne Lacy, Charleston National, 82-89--171; Charlotte Twitty, Orangeburg, 88-84--172; Elaine Johnson, Forest Lake, 85-88--173; Inga Ivey, Dunes Club, 86-89--175; Suzann Bartley, Woodlands, 87-89--177.

State Flight 1

Cecelia Barksdale, Greenwood, 76-81--157; Louise Givens, Lexington, 74-84--158; Betty J. Armbruster, Carolina, 77-82--159; Tammy Merritt, Thornblade, 82-78--160; Nancy Dodge, Golden Hills, 82-79--161.

State Flight 2

Jackie Bennett, Kiawah Island Club, 82-83--165; Evie Wasson, Charleston National, 82-87--169; Marilyn Decko, Kiawah Island, 86-83--169; Jeannie Hillock, Kiawah Island Club, 85-85--170; Frankie Garber, Florence, 83-91--174.

State Flight 3

Debbie Weber, Reserve at Woodside, 91-80--171; Bird Christopher, Dunes Club, 89-89--178; Christine Schaible, Snee Farm, 92-87--179; Terry Ann Rickson, Charleston Municipal, 86-93--179; Robin Moyer, RiverTowne, 92-88--180.

State Flight 4

Toni Buerkert, Fort Jackson, 96-86--182; Sookie Harris, Bulls Bay, 92-95--187; Terri Bell, Coosaw Creek, 85-102--187; Betty Poore, Wild Dunes, 95-93--188; Judy Sanders, Reserve at Woodside, 97-92--189; Jan Blum, Kiawah Island Club, 99-91--190.


Collegiate Baseball released its national Top 40 recruiting classes for 2011, and the College of Charleston was selected at No. 35.

With South Carolina coming in at No. 1 and Clemson at No. 31, College of Charleston ranked as the third best baseball recruiting class in the state of South Carolina, and the only representative of the Southern Conference.

"We are excited about this year's class," head coach Monte Lee said. "Our assistant coaches Chris Morris and Matt Heath did an outstanding job of bringing in high level talent for this year's team."