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Christian Brand Leading After 1st Round of 79th W.Va. Open

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After the opening round of the 2012 West Virginia Open, South Charleston's Christian Brand sits atop the leaderboard. The novice pro is fine-under-par. One stroke behind is Craig Berner from Scott Depot. Berner is also the 2005 W.Va. Open Champion. 

The total field is 120 golfer, vying for the trophy at Edgewood Country Club in Sissonville.

Other notable golfers in the running include six-time Champion David Bradshaw. The Harpers Ferry golfer is tied for 11th place along with Morgantown's Bob Friend. The two took the 2011 W.Va. Open to a playoff. Bradshaw ended up winning the trophy there, at The Pines Country Club in Morgantown. 

Round two on Thursday is also cut day. After all players have golfed, the field will be cut to low 60 and ties.

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Please see below for complete results from round one: 

(Par 71)

Christian Brand, South Charleston, W.Va. - 31-35--66

Craig Berner, Scott Depot, W.Va. - 32-35--67

Sam O'Dell, Hurricane, W.Va. - 33-34--67

Kenneth Hess, Parkersburg, W.Va. - 34-34--68

Jonathan Clark, Hurricane, W.Va. - 32-36--68

Scott Davis, Hurricane, W.Va. - 33-35--68

Brian Anania, Hurricane, W.Va. - 32-36--68

Todd Westfall, Clendenin, W.Va. - 32-36--68

Trent Roush, Mason, W.Va. - 33-36--69

Bosten Miller, Charleston, W.Va. - 34-35--69

Bob Friend, Morgantown, W.Va. - 33-37--70

David Bradshaw, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. - 32-38--70

Tony Dugan, Rutland, Ohio - 32-39--71

Darcy Donaldson, Athens, W.Va. - 33-38--71

Steve Fox, Huntington, W.Va. - 34-37--71

Hop White, Hurricane, W.Va. - 33-38--71

John Ross, Bramwell, West Virgi - 34-37--71

Davey Lawrence, Nitro, W.Va. - 34-37--71

Alan Cooke, Vienna, W.Va. - 37-35--72

Winston Canada, Oak Hill, W.Va. - 33-39--72

Bryan Myers, Wheeling, W.Va. - 32-40--72

Ian Patrick, Huntington, W.Va. - 35-37--72

Cole Hand, Wheeling, W.Va. - 32-40--72

Mike Keiffer, Scott Depot, W.Va. - 35-37--72

Adam Skaff, Charleston, W.Va. - 36-37--73

Jeremy Rogers, Buckhannon, W.Va. - 33-40--73

Brian Meador, Clifton, Va. - 34-39--73

Ty Roush, Mason, W.Va. - 34-39--73

Ben Palmer, Parkersburg, W.Va. - 38-35--73

Christian Casingal, Charleston, W.Va. - 34-39--73

Phil Mayes, Apple Grove, W.Va. - 36-37--73

Josh Holmes, Huntington, West Virgi - 35-38--73

Scott Bibbee, Vienna, W.Va. - 33-40--73

Chris Williams, Scott Depot, W.Va. - 36-37--73

Aaron Gizzi, Morgantown, W.Va. - 35-39--74

Brandon Watkins, White Sulphur Spring, W.Va. - 36-38--74

Jason Robinson, Charles Town, W.Va. - 36-38--74

Jeff Bryant, S. Charleston, W.Va. - 38-36--74

Jess Ferrell, Fairmont, W.Va. - 36-38--74

Steve Thacker, Huntington, W.Va. - 35-39--74

Josh Bower, Scott Depot, W.Va. - 37-37--74

Tyler Franklin, Charleston, W.Va. - 35-39--74

Aaron Boggs, Madison, W.Va. - 34-40--74

Michael Foust, Hurricane, West Virgi - 35-39--74

Brian Shimek, South Charleston, W.Va. - 37-38--75

Matt Felber, Bradley, W.Va. - 36-39--75

Bruce Wetherholt, Barboursville, W.Va. - 36-39--75

Brad Westfall, Grafton, W.Va. - 36-39--75

Evan Muscari, Pineville, W.Va. - 37-38--75

Michael Terry, Charleston, W.Va. - 38-37--75

Dave Wentz, Charleston, W.Va. - 37-38--75

Will Johnson, Charleston, W.Va. - 34-41--75

Harold Payne, Hurricane, W.Va. - 37-38--75

Todd Branham, Charleston, W.Va. - 33-42--75

Austin Root, Williamstown, W.Va. - 36-39--75

John Duty, Sr., Hurricane, W.Va. - 36-40--76

Joey Seabright, Wheeling, W.Va. - 34-42--76

Carl Childers, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. - 35-41--76

William Evans, Charleston, W.Va. - 37-39--76

Sam Wampler, Johnson City, Tenn. - 34-42--76

Jim Grimmett, Davin, W.Va. - 37-39--76

John David Hunter, Bluefield , Va. - 36-40--76

Brian McPherson, Belpre, Ohio - 38-38--76

George Hamrick, Red House, W.Va. - 37-39--76

Mr. Mark Vincent Pinti, Bridgeport, W.Va. - 37-40--77

Christopher Eckhardt, Morgantown, W.Va. - 40-37--77

Pete Kurelac III, Moundsville, W.Va. - 35-42--77

Andrew Skeens, Charleston, W.Va. - 37-40--77

Eric Wirth, Morgantown, W.Va. - 37-40--77

Rick Ellison, Chesapeake, Ohio - 35-43--78

J.R. Jones, Washington, W.Va. - 38-40--78

Rob Leckie, Charleston, W.Va. - 36-42--78

Larry Hodges II, Hurricane, W.Va. - 37-41--78

Carl Roncaglione, Charleston, W.Va. - 37-41--78

Christopher McGinnis, Waynesburg, Pennsylvan - 36-42--78

Jeremy Vallet, Logan, W.Va. - 35-43--78

Kenneth Lacy, Bruno, Wva - 33-45--78

Harry Howell, Madison, W.Va. - 37-42--79

Matt Pellillo, Fairmont, W.Va. - 39-40--79

Marshall Hone, Wheeling, W.Va. - 36-43--79

Jeff Harper, Parkersburg, W.Va. - 35-44--79

Jeremy Tucker, Pomeroy, Ohio - 41-38--79

Trent McPherson, Venetia, Pennsylvan - 38-41--79

Taylor Fry, Lavalette, W.Va. - 38-41--79

Philip Reale II, Charleston, W.Va. - 36-43--79

Chad Baldwin, Green Bank, W.Va. - 38-41--79

Jeffery K Hutchinson, Charleston, W.Va. - 39-40--79

Tyler Collet, Cross Lanes, W.Va. - 36-43--79

Richard Moore, Spencer, West Virgi - 39-41--80

Nathaniel Begley, Oak Hill, W.Va. - 38-42--80

Kenny Frye, Barboursville, W.Va. - 40-40--80

John Kingora, Waynesburg, Pa. - 38-42--80

Mark Johnson, Morgantown, W.Va. - 37-43--80

Marty Knouse, Morgantown, W.Va. - 39-41--80

Scott Pollock, Morgantown, W.Va. - 38-42--80

Joshua Arbaugh, Canvas, W.Va. - 38-43--81

Derek Brooks, Mullens, W.Va. - 39-42--81

Trent McCutcheon, Washington, W.Va. - 40-41--81

Cason Edwards, St Marys, W.Va. - 37-44--81

Barry Fleming, Hilton Head Island, S.C. - 40-41--81

Adam Chesnut, Parkersburg, W.Va. - 42-40--82

Timothy Tedrick, Parkersburg, W.Va. - 39-43--82

Robert Jones, St Albans, W.Va. - 40-42--82

Jimmy Harrison, Hurricane, W.Va. - 39-43--82

Calvin Dearborn, Davis, W.Va. - 40-42--82

Mitch Roush, Mason, W.Va. - 39-44--83

Tyler Hartzell, Fairmont, W.Va. - 41-42--83

Mike Rogers, Buckhannon, W.Va. - 40-43--83

Tim McKee, Summit Point, W.Va. - 37-46--83

Adam Sholes, Clendenin, W.Va. - 39-44--83

Hunter O'Neal, Bluefield, Va. - 39-44--83

Mark Queen, Lavalette, W.Va. - 39-44--83

Jason Frecker, Pomeroy, Ohio - 42-41--83

Adam Clise, Morgantown, W.Va. - 41-43--84

Bobby Jones, Charles Town, W.Va. - 42-42--84

Gary Arntz, Martinsburg, W.Va. - 40-45--85

Brian Cappellini, Morgantown, W.Va. - 41-45--86

Cleve Bowie, Clarksburg, W.Va. - 44-44--88

Nick Smith, Fairmont, W.Va. - 40-50--90

Travis Hamrick, Davis, W.Va. - 40-50--90