State Men's Golf Championships Complete

1-A GOLF



HIGHLAND TECH'S BUNNER TAKES MEDALIST, WEST MONTGOMERY IS TEAM WINNER IN NCHSAA 1-A MEN'S GOLF



SOUTHERN PINES-- Defending individual champion Greg Bunner of Gastonia Highland Tech fired a two-under par 69 on Tuesday to take the individual championship in the 13th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A men's golf championships at the Longleaf Golf and Country Club.



Bunner had a 36-hole score of 142, three shots better than Stanhope Johnson of Kernersville Bishop McGuinness. Ethan Sasser of West Montgomery won a playoff with Mitchell's Thomas Buchanan for third.



The championship was held on a par-71, 6,543-yard layout for the NCHSAA event.



West Montgomery entered the final day of play just one shot off the team lead, behind Bishop McGuinness, and recorded an even 300 to win the championship by nine shots with a 612 total. Highland Tech placed third at 628.



The best four of six individual scores count 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 competed in the two-day tournament.



Wendy's is the presenting sponsor of the NCHSAA sports program.



NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

2010 MEN'S 1-A GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS

Longleaf Golf and Country Club, Southern Pines



TEAM STANDINGS-FINAL

1. West Montgomery 312-300--612

2. Kernersville Bishop McGuinness 311-310--621

3. Gastonia Highland Tech 316-312--628

4. Misenheimer Gray Stone Day 330-317--647

5. Lake Norman Charter 324-326--650

6. Mitchell 326-328--654

7. Midway 350-348--698

8. Williamston 362-343--705

9. Southwest Onslow 371-356--727

10. Seven Springs Spring Creek 366-373--739

11. Dixon 421-388--809

12. N.C. Science and Math 353-NS--NS



INDIVIDUAL LEADERS-FINAL (par 71)

1. Greg Bunner, Gastonia Highland Tech 73-69--142

2. Stanhope Johnson, Bishop McGuinness 75-70--145

3. Ethan Sasser, West Montgomery 73-74--147

Thomas Buchanan, Mitchell 73-74--147

5. Colyn Petty, Swain 81-74--153

6. Mark Sowinski, Bishop McGuinness 75-78--153

Erik Benson, Gray Stone Day 77-76--153

Ethan Dennis, West Montgomery 79-74--153

Dylan Kennedy, West Montgomery 78-75--153





2-A GOLF



SALISBURY'S DIXON TAKES INDIVIDUAL CROWN,NORTH LINCOLN RALLIES FOR TEAM TITLE IN NCHSAA 2-A GOLF





BUIES CREEK --Salisbury's Roy Dixon grabbed the individual lead in the opening round and held on Tuesday to take top individual honors in the 25th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A men's golf championships at the Keith Hills Country Club.



Dixon, who was 13th in the individual standings in last year's 2-A state tournament, had a 74 on the final day to go with his 71 on Monday for a 145 total on the par-72, 6,500-yard layout, good for a two-shot advantage over runner-up Thomas Lilly of Maiden.



Miller Capps of North Lincoln, who was third in the individual standings, led his team to its second consecutive state crown as North came from eight shots off the pace on the final day. North Lincoln recorded a 614 to 616 for first-day leader Salisbury, while Hampstead Topsail was third, five shots back.



The best four of six individual scores count 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 82 golfers competed in the two-day tournament.



Wendy's is the presenting sponsor of the NCHSAA sports program.



NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

MEN'S 2-A GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS

Keith Hills Country Club, Buies Creek



TEAM STANDINGS-FINAL

1. North Lincoln 310-304--614

2. Salisbury 302-314--616

3. Hampstead Topsail 309-310--619

4. Shelby 321-304--625

5. Carrboro 320-316--636

Clinton 330-306--636

7. Trinity 336-313--649

8. North Johnston 332-324--656

9. North Henderson 320-345--665

10. South Stokes 326-340--666

11. Marshville Forest Hills 335-334--669

12. Kill Devil Hills First Flight 352-330--682





INDIVIDUAL LEADERS-FINAL (par 72)

1. Roy Dixon, Salisbury 71-74--145

2. Thomas Lilly, Maiden 73-74--147

3. Miller Capps, North Lincoln 76-72--148

4. Tommy Raddin, Marshville Forest Hills 77-72--149

5. Cody Dellinger, Shelby 76-74--150

David Donovan, Hampstead Topsail 77-73--150

Patrick Morris, Topsail 73-77--150

8. Taylor Coalson, North Surry 75-76--151

9. Jackson Collier, Roanoke Rapids 81-71--152

Zach Lawing, North Lincoln 77-75--152

11. Spencer Jones, Shelby 81-72--153







3-A GOLF

HICKORY'S POSTEN TAKES INDIVIDUAL CROWN, NORTHERN GUILFORD EARNS TEAM TITLE IN NCHSAA 3-A GOLF



FOXFIRE VILLAGE --Hickory's J.T. Posten carded a 74 on Tuesday to go with an opening round four-under par 68 to capture the individual championship in the 25th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A men's golf championships at the Foxfire Golf and Country Club.



Posten, who was seventh in last year's 3-A tournament, had a 142 total to hold off a surging Zack Lewis of Southern Lee, who fired a 68 on Tuesday to finish four shots back. Southern Lee's Jack Radley and Philip Linder of Foard were tied for third at 148.



The championship was held on a par-72, 6600-yard layout for the NCHSAA event.



Northern Guilford won a playoff on the scorecard using the score of the fifth golfer after Northern and Gastonia Forestview finished knotted at 608, after Forestview put together a great 295 team score on Tuesday. Hickory, the defending team champion, placed third with a 614, six shots back, while Fred T. Foard was fourth.



The best four of six individual scores count 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 participated in the two-day event.



Wendy's is the presenting sponsor of the NCHSAA sports program.



NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

2010 MEN'S 3-A GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS

Foxfire Golf and Country Club



TEAM STANDINGS-FINAL

1 Northern Guilford 308-300--608*

2 Gastonia Forestview 313-295--608

3 Hickory 304-310--614

4 Fred T. Foard 309-307--616

5 Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons 312-311--623

Waxhaw Marvin Ridge 315-308--623

7 Charlotte Catholic 315-318--633

8 Statesville 321-315--636

9 Ledford 322-317--639

10 Wilson Fike 326-322--648

11 West Carteret 334-319--653

12 Southern Wayne 369-364--733

*won playoff on card involving scores of 5th player





INDIVIDUAL LEADERS—FINAL (par 72)

1 JT Posten, Hickory 68-74--142

2 Zack Lewis, Southern Lee 78-68--146

3 Jack Radley, Southern Lee 76-72--148

Philip Linder, Fred T. Foard 74-74--148

5 Evan Danchenka, Hickory Ridge 77-72--149

Gerard Chastagnet, Northern Guilford 77-72--149

7 Colin McKenna, Northern Guilford 76-74--150

Will Long, Gastonia Forestview 75-75--150

Alex Simmons, Lenoir HIbriten 80-70--150

James Chapman, Gastonia Forestview 79-71--150





4-A GOLF

LEESVILLE ROAD GOLFER IS MEDALIST, GREEN HOPE TOPS TEAM STANDINGS IN NCHSAA 4-A GOLF



PINEHURST--Grayson Murray of Raleigh Leesville Road fired a four-under par 68 in Tuesday's final round of play to earn the individual championship at the 74th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A men's golf championships at Pinehurst number eight.



The championship was held on a par-72 layout set at 6,668 yards or the NCHSAA event.



Murray, who had the best round of the day and entered the final 18 tied for the lead, had a six-under total of 138, three shots ahead of defending individual champ Michael Cromie of Cary Green Hope. Cromie was tied for the lead after the opening round but had a 71 on Tuesday for a 141 total. The other golfer with a share of the first-day lead, Logan Harrell of Huntersville Hopewell, had a 72 in the final round to finish third.



Green Hope successfully defended its state title and earned its fourth state crown in the last six years, maintaining the eight-shot lead over Raleigh Leesville Road after the first day. Green Hope had a 591 and Leesville Road a 599 after both teams went under 300 for the final round. Southern Pines Pinecrest was third at 613.



The best four of six individual scores count 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 participated in the two-day tournament.



Wendy's is the presenting sponsor of the NCHSAA sports program.



NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

2010 MEN'S 4-A GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS

Pinehurst Resort and Country Club, Pinehurst number eight



TEAM STANDINGS-FINAL

1 Cary Green Hope 295-296--591

2 Raleigh Leesville Road 303-296--599

3 Southern Pines Pinecrest 309-304--613

4 Raleigh Broughton 312-304--616

5 Fayetteville Terry Sanford 316-308--624

6 Clayton 309-317--626

7 Charlotte Myers Park 313-314--627

8 North Mecklenburg 323-316--639

9 Alexander Central 310-330--640

10 Davie 319-325--644

11 Greensboro Grimsley 327-324--651

12 Southeast Guilford 329-329--658



INDIVIDUAL LEADERS—FINAL (par 72)

1 Grayson Murray, Raleigh Leesville Road 70-68--138

2 Michael Cromie, Cary Green Hope 70-71--141

3 Logan Harrell, Huntersville Hopewell 70-72--142

4 Danny Pizetoski, North Mecklenburg 74-72--146

5 Andy Knox, Apex 76-72--148

6 Jack Keefe, Fayetteville Terry Sanford 76-73--149

Owen Murphy, Cary Green Hope 75-74--149

8 Zach Burkett, Alexander Central 74-76--150

Jackson Spires, Fayetteville Terry Sanford 77-73--150

10 Larry Han, Cary Leesville Road 76-75--151

Jack Cottrill, Charlotte Myers Park 73-78--151

Sam Packard, Southern Pines Pinecrest 77-74--151