HS GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS: Lincoln Charter (1A), Lake Norman Charter (2A) each finish second

Published Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Lake Norman Charter High finished second on Tuesday in the state 2A boys’ golf championship tournament at Whispering Pines. Pictured, left to right: Head coach Eric Johnson, Jace Arko, Guy Vincent, Ian Johnson, Brandon Spinks and Carter Busse./PHOTO COURTESY OF TAMMY JOHNSON


William Crook of Lincoln Charter finished third in the state 1A golf tournament on Tuesday at Foxfire Village, leading the Eagles to a second place finish behind Community School of Davidson.

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.

NCHSAA Men’s Golf 2018 1A Final Results

Lake Norman Charter second in 2A

Lake Norman Charter shot 667 to finish second in the state 2A tournament behind Midway (639), and Central Academy took third at 680 at Whispering Pines.

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.

NCHSAA Men’s Golf 2018 2A Final Results

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).

NCHSAA Men’s Golf 2018 3A Final Results.xls – Compatibility Mode

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.

NCHSAA Men’s Golf 4A 2018 Final Results

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