Sports Shorts August 9, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

• Tupelo native Hayes Weathersby, a recent Poplarville High School graduate, made the cut on Wednesday at the Trusted Choice Big I National Championship golf tournament at Austin, Texas. Weathersby’s two-day 72-79–151 left him three shots clear of the cut.
The tournament ends Friday.

• Former Ole Miss golfer Natalie Gleadall won in her first-round match at the U.S. Women’s Amateur in Cleveland, Ohio, beating Grace Na 2 and 1.
Another former Rebel golfer, Haley Millsap, lost 2 and 1 to Lisa McCloskey of Houston, Texas.