GREENSBORO -

 3-A

FOXFIRE VILLAGE — Will Long of Gastonia Forestview had a blistering 66 on Tuesday and raced to victory by a single shot on Tuesday in the 28th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A men’s golf championships at the Foxfire Golf and Country Club.

            Long, the individual runner-up a year ago, had a 36-hole total of 140, good for a one-shot win over Nick Stafford of Belmont South Point after entering the day tied for eighth, six shots off the pace. Stafford had a 69 in the final round to move up to second from fourth after the first day.

            First-day leader Bryce Hendrix of Greenville D.H. Conley had a 74 in the final round to go with an opening 68 to finish at 142, in a tie for third with South Rowan’s Davis Richards. Richards had one of the five sub-par rounds on Tuesday with a 69.

            The championship was held on a par 72 layout set at 6,591 yards for the NCHSAA event.

            Defending team champion Forestview made it two titles in a row, led by Long and Will Blalock, as the Jaguars blew it open with a 285 score in the final round.  Forestview tallied a 582 score for the tournament, 22 shots ahead of runner-up Burlington Williams have holding just a four-shot lead over the field after Monday’s play.

            Waxhaw Marvin Ridge placed third at 614 and Charlotte Catholic, Monday’s second-place team, and Belmont South Point tied for fourth at 616.

            The best four of six individual scores counted toward the team total.

            Prior to 1986, all NCHSAA schools competed for a single title in an open tournament. Play went to three classifications in 1986 and then to four classes beginning with the 1998 tournaments.

            A total of 84 golfers began play in the two-day event.

 

NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

2013 MEN’S 3-A GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS

Foxfire Golf and Country Club—Monday’s Results

 

TEAM STANDINGS

SCHOOLS

Day 1

Day 2

Total

Gastonia Forestview

297

285

582

Burlington Williams

309

295

604

Waxhaw Marvin Ridge

309

305

614

Charlotte Catholic

301

315

616

Belmont South Point

304

312

616

Hickory

309

312

621

Southern Lee

317

314

631

Rockingham Co

321

325

646

West Brunswick

323

330

653

Greenville DH Conley

322

332

654

Currituck

330

328

658

Weddington

342

327

669

 

INDIVIDUAL STANDINGS

First Name

Last Name

School

1st Rd.

2nd Rd.

Total

Will

Long

Forestview

74

66

140

Nick

Stafford

South Point

72

69

141

Bryce

Hendrix

D.H. Conley

68

74

142

Davis

Richards

South Rowan

73

69

142

Will

Blalock

Forestview

71

72

143

William

Register

Williams

75

68

143

Travis

Bolick

Williams

76

70

146

Drew

Jurs

Forestview

75

73

148

Ethan

Mead

Charlotte Catholic

71

79

150

Reggie

Crews

Jacksonville

73

77

150

Alex

Taylor

Forestview

77

74

151

Colton

Naslund

Marvin Ridge

76

75

151

Josh

Szczepanski

Currituck

75

77

152

Christian

Constance

Tuscola

75

77

152

Will

Kloiber

Charlotte Catholic

76

77

153

Austin

Harrill

Hickory

77

76

153

DK

Kim

Marvin Ridge

78

75

153

Harrison

Frye

Forestview

78

76

154

Andrew

Purcell

Jesse Carson

79

75

154

Patrick

Stephenson

South Johnston

76

78

154

Nick

Robinson

South Point

75

79

154

Matthew

Honeycutt

Southern Lee

75

79

154

Jordan

Clontz

Freedom

75

80

155

Hunter

McCombs

Patton

77

78

155

Benjamin

Chrystler

Union Pines

79

77

156

Jacob

Haithcock

Williams

78

78

156

George

Wallace

Marvin Ridge

79

78

157

Tyler

Brown

Marvin Ridge

80

77

157

Tripp

Summerlin

Rockingham

80

77

157

Alex

Palme

Southern Lee

82

75

157

Cody

Roberts

Union Pines

81

76

157

Keegan

Hoff

Charlotte Catholic

80

78

158

Roland

Morris

Hickory

78

80

158

James

Setzer

Hickory

81

77

158

Brandon

Katsoudas

Marvin Ridge

76

82

158

Max

Neisler

South Point

79

79

158

Zane

Lewis

Southern Lee

81

77

158

Tanner

Norris

West Carteret

74

84

158

Matt

Kowalewski

Charlotte Catholic

76

83

159

Michael

Walsh

Charlotte Catholic

78

81

159

Jesse

Wall

Rockingham

80

79

159

Davis

Hawks

Williams

80

79

159

Frankie

Wyatt

Hickory

81

79

160

Drew

Boyer

West Brunswick

77

83

160

Holt

Durham

West Brunswick

82

78

160

Justin

Curis

Cardinal Gibbons

81

80

161

Whit

Hull

Charlotte Catholic

79

83

162

Hall

Rupert

Currituck

79

83

162

Conner

Zach

Forestview

80

82

162

Jay

Minter

Southern Lee

79

83

162

Daniel

Evans

Currituck

83

80

163

Peter

Harrill

Hickory

73

90

163

Ryan

McManus

Parkwood

89

74

163

Zach

Brewer

South Point

78

85

163

Alex

Simpson

Weddington

86

77

163

Trey

Blood

Marvin Ridge

81

84

165

Jonathan

Rigney

Rockingham

82

83

165

Tanner

Brooks

Rockingham

80

86

166

Shane

Brown

Weddington

83

83

166

Greg

Henion

Weddington

84

82

166

Landon

Patterson

West Brunswick

85

81

166

Curt

Vanderhorst

D.H. Conley

81

86

167

Austin

Lackey

Hickory

82

86

168

Kendal

Eanes

Rockingham

81

87

168

Cole

Snyder

West Brunswick

79

89

168

Phillip

Telsrow

South Point

83

86

169

Matthew

Williams

D.H. Conley

87

86

173

Jared

Dillard

Rockingham

86

87

173

Garrett

Honeycutt

D.H. Conley

86

88

174

Brice

Jackson

D.H. Conley

88

86

174

Max

Schumacher

Weddington

89

85

174

Wesley

Davis

South Point

87

88

175

Jordan

Thomas

Southern Lee

89

89

178

Will

Fallon

Currituck

93

88

181

Alex

Jackson

Weddington

89

92

181

Dylan

Howard

West Brunswick

94

88

182

Ellis

Moser

Williams

92

93

185

Colin

Yoder

Southern Lee

95

91

186

Zack

Flaccavento

West Brunswick

94

92

186

Chase

Tervelt

Williams

93

96

189

Andrew

Atkins

Currituck

97

94

191

Brandon

Hooks

Weddington

94

103

197

Zack

Smith

D.H. Conley

113

96

209

Justin

McCord

Currituck

93

WD

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 2-A

SOUTHERN PINES – Alex Hefner of Newton-Conover won the individual championship and led his team to its first state golf title Tuesday In the 28th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A men’s golf championships at the Longleaf Golf and Country Club.

            Hefner had a one-under par 70 on the first day and combined that with a one-over 72 Tuesday for a 142 total, two shots ahead of Kaleb Morton of Carrboro, who had the best round of the second day with a 71 for a total of 144. Maiden’s Thomas Lilly and Salisbury’s Eric Edwards tied for third at 147, five shots back.

The course was set at par 71 and 6,600 yards for the NCHSAA championship.

Newton-Conover had the only sub-300 team score on Monday, and the Red Devils held on with a  312 on the final day to record a 611, four shots ahead of runner-up North Lincoln.  Shelby was third with 627 and Salisbury, the defending team champ, was in fourth with 632.