Full Sportscast: Hoffman Strong at Augusta, Tebow Goes Deep

Charley Hoffman reacts after utting on the 16th hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

It was a big day for Charley Hoffman during the first round of the 81st Masters.

When #1 ranked Dustin Johnson withdrew with a back injury, Hoffman took advantage shooting 7 under and holding the second largest lead after the first round in the tournament’s history.

Bonanza grad Scott Piercy is currently 19th with a round of one over. Meanwhile, the 51s lost their season opener to El Paso 8 to 1, even though they out hit the Chihuahuas 10-8 in the contest.

Finally, former football star Tim Tebow hit a home run in his first at-bat in the minors for the Columbia Fireflies.

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