Crook, the first-round leader after firing a 73, shot 79 in the second round to finish at 152. He was two strokes behind individual champion Addison Beam of Highland Tech (77-73—150) and one back of second-place Pierce Robinson of Thomas Jefferson Academy (75-76—151).
Lincoln Charter shot 667, finishing 27 strokes back of Community School of Davidson, and Pine Lake Prep was 11 strokes behind Lincoln Charter to take third place.
Lake Norman Charter second in 2A
Logan Patrick of Midway won the individual title (71-73—144) with Zach Byers of Shelby (72-78—150) taking second.
The Knights had two golfers tie for 10th place – Carter Busse (87-76—163) and Ian Johnson (82-81—163).
West Lincoln finished in fifth place at 702, and Patton tied for eighth at 723.
Bauer Galloway had West Lincoln’s top finish, tied for 20th, at 88-79–167 while Carson Witherspoon (89-89–178) and Raleigh Avery (86-92–168) tied for 45th for Patton.
Kenan Lawing of Maiden finished at 86-83–169 to tie for 26th and Lance Rowe of East Lincoln, in the top 10 after a first-round 80, finished at 172 and tied for 32nd.
Charlotte Catholic wins 3A
The Cougars won the state 3A tournament at Longleaf in Southern Pines with a 610, finishing 19 strokes head of Clayton and 23 in front of third-place Mount Tabor.
Ethan Hall of West Carteret won the title after a second-round 68, closing at 143 and three strokes in front of Alex Goff of Kings Mountain (74-72—146). Garrett Clark of Burlington Williams was third in 73-76—149.
Hickory’s Ben Nichols went 79-81—160 to tie for 35th and his teammate, Eli Wyatt, tied for 40th (81-83—164).
Pinecrest golfer wins on first playoff hole
A.J. Beechler of Pinecrest won the individual title on the first playoff hole after tying Peter Fountain of team champion Raleigh Broughton at 145.
Beechler shot 75-70—145) and Fountain went 74-71—145) to set up the playoff.
Raleigh Broughton’s 601 edged Myers Park by three strokes and Ardrey Kell by eight strokes.
There were no Northwestern 3A-4A golfers in the state tournament.