Stead rebounds at B.C. Amateurs

Brady Stead goes through roller-coaster adventure at B.C. Amateur Men's Golf Championships in Invermere.

It has been an up-and-down week for Vernon’s Brady Stead at the B.C. Amateur Men’s Golf Championships in Invermere.

The Vernon Golf & Country Club member was second on opening day, dipped to 23rd and then climbed to 13th after Thursday’s Round 3.

Stead followed up a stellar 5-under 67 at the Springs Course at Radium Tuesday with a 7-over 77 at the co-host Copper Point Golf Club. He rebounded with another 67 Thursday at Radium.

His third round included seven birdies and two bogies on the Springs track to sit at 3-under overall.

Victoria’s Kevin Carrigan went 70-62-69 to top the leaderboard at 13-under, one stroke ahead of Langley’s Charlie Hughes (68-69-65), and two up on West Vancouver’s Kevin Spooner (67-69-67).

Carrigan’s Day 2 performance tied the course record at the par 70 Copper Point course.

Vernon’s Conner Kozak, a member of the UBC Thunderbirds, has steadily risen in Invermere, going 75-72-67  for a share of 16th.

Coldstream’s Matt McEachran-Law (75-76) missed the cut by one stroke, while his brother Chris (70-82) was two strokes off the mark.