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Shelton wins Rivers crown

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CHOUDRANT -- Consider it a score settled for Monroe native Robert Shelton.
Shooting even-par 72 and catching Indiana ace Ron Carter on the 18th hole, Shelton then rammed home a 15-foot birdie on the second playoff hole to grab victory in the 19th annual Jim Rivers Senior Invitational Friday at Squire Creek.

Shelton’s victory, his second at the Rivers classic (previously winning in 2007), makes amends, somewhat, for the 2009 duel between these two when Carter prevailed by a shot for the crown, despite a brilliant final round 5-under-par 67 by Shelton, the best score in this event since it moved to Squire Creek in 2008.

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