Cole is state champ
Ruston’s John Cole is the champion for the 2011 United States Sports Specialty Association Junior Golf championship for Louisiana.
The individual runner-up at this year’s Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class1A state tournament gained the title with a two-day total of 153 at the LeTriomphe Golf Club course in Broussard.
On the fifth hole of a sudden death playoff to determine the champ, Cole eagled the par-five No. 1 hole to edge out Jesse Hebert of Jennings.