McEachran-Law ties for 33rd

Coldstream's Matt McEachran-Law finishes 33rd at B.C. Junior Boys Golf Championships in Revelstoke.

It wasn’t the finish he envisioned.

Coldstream’s Matt McEachran-Law knew he needed to go low for a chance at the top-10, but inconsistent ball striking had him scrambling for pars rather than birdies as he posted 76-76 in the final two rounds of the B.C. Junior Boys Golf Championship in Revelstoke.

Although his 33rd-place finish at 13-over (77-72-76-76) is 34 spots higher than last year, he was disappointed in himself for squandering opportunities all week long.

“I just wasn’t consistent and was not striking the ball the way I can,” said McEachran-Law.

The title went to Jared DuToit of Kimberley (71-68-73-65, 11-under), who came up with a clutch birdie on 18 to get into a three-way playoff with Coquitlam’s Kevin Vigna and Vancouver’s Jordan Lu.

Playing the 16th, DuToit  carded a par on the first playoff hole as Vigna and Lu hit poor tee shots and wound up making bogie.

Meanwhile, Vernon’s Mackenzie Barrie struggled to an 85 on her final round to finish tied for 21st at the B.C. junior girls playdowns at the Belmont Golf Course in Langley.

Surrey’s Jamie Oleksiew finished at 4-under (71-69-66-74) for first place.

McEachran-Law, his brother Chris McEachran-Law, Vernon’s Brady Stead and Spall’s Conner Kozak begin play Tuesday at the B.C. Men’s Amateurs, co-hosted by Copper Point and Radium Springs.