Rose's Decker Leads 4-A Golf After 1st Day

4-A GOLF


ROSE'S DECKER LEADS INDIVIDUAL STANDINGS; 
LEESVILLE ROAD PACES TEAMS IN NCHSAA 4-A GOLF 


PINEHURST— Andrew Decker of Greenville Rose has a one-shot advantage over the field after Monday's opening round of play in the 75th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A men’s golf championships at Pinehurst number six.
Decker had a three-under par 68 on Monday and holds a one-stroke lead over three golfers, including Ben Griffin of East Chapel Hill, Carter Jenkins of Raleigh Leesville Road and Phillip Oweida of Charlotte Myers Park.
Defending individual champion Grayson Murray of Leesville Road had a 71 and is in a group of four golfers three shots off the pace.
The championship is being contested on a par-71 layout set at 6,537 yards or the NCHSAA event.
Leesville Road recorded a team score of 285 to take a five-shot lead in that department over Myers Park.  Raleigh Wakefield is third at 294 and Cary Green Hope fourth at 298. Green Hope has won the 4-A team title four times in the last five years.
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 began play in the two-day tournament. Action is scheduled to resume at 8:00 on Tuesday morning.
Wendy’s is the presenting sponsor of the NCHSAA sports program.


NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
2011 MEN’S 4-A GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS
Pinehurst Resort and Country Club, Pinehurst number six


TEAM STANDINGS
Raleigh Leesville Road 285
Charlotte Myers Park 290
Raleigh Wakefield 294
Cary Green Hope 298
Charlotte Ardrey Kell 300
Clayton         304
Alexander Central 304
Davie County 305
Southern Pines Pinecrest 305
Greensboro Grimsley 308
West Forsyth 311
Wilmington Hoggard 317


INDIVIDUAL LEADERS—par 71
     First Name Last Name School Score
1 Andrew Decker J.H. Rose  68
2 Ben Griffin East Chapel Hill 69
3 Carter Jenkins Leesville Road 69
4 Phillip Oweida Myers Park 69
5 Andrew Klasing Ardrey Kell 71
6 Grayson Murray Leesville Road 71
7 Jackson Spires Terry Sanford 71
8 Kyle Arakelian Wakefield 71
9 Tyler Filippi Green Hope 72
10 Gerrick Polinsky Grimsley 72
11 Larry Han Leesville Road 72
12 Andy Simmons Myers Park 72
13 Alex Happer Wakefield 72
14 Minchung Kim Green Hope 73
15 Jonathan Noble Leesville Road 73
16 Davis Hoke SW Guilford 73
17 Zach Burket Alexander Cntrl 74
18 Trent Livingstone Clayton 74
19 Tommy Dillon Davie County 74
20 David Spears Myers Park 74
21 Drew Johnson NW Guilford 74
22 Mitch Schneider Ardrey Kell 75
23 David Germann Clayton 75
24 Austin Morrison Myers Park 75
25 Zachary Martin Pinecrest 75
26 Danny Gleeson Wakefield 75
27 Chandler White West Forsyth 75
28 Ben Gardner Alexander Cntrl 76
29 Nick Brenner Ardrey Kell 76
30 Michael O'DonnellArdrey Kell 76
31 Boomer Boyd Cary 76
32 Logan Specht Clayton 76
33 Jason Gallimore Davie County 76
34 Will Thomas Green Hope 76
35 David Sargent Hough 76
36 Jordan Warren Myers Park 76
37 Alex Meade Pinecrest 76
38 Will Rainey South Meck 76
39 Taylor Grassi South Meck 76
40 Scott Squires Wakefield 76
41 John Major West Forsyth 76
42 Tanner Pearson Alexander Cntrl 77
43 Alex Rhyne Alexander Cntrl 77
44 Matt Foster Alexander Cntrl 77
45 Joe Sink Davie County 77
46 Andrew Fowler Green Hope 77
47 Owen Murphy Green Hope 77
48 Bryan Griffin Grimsley 77
49 Zach Seabolt Leesville Road 77
50 Sam Kosich Pinecrest 77
51 Dylan Harris Pinecrest 77
52 Aaron Britt Ardrey Kell 78
53 Chase Moore Davie County 78
54 Justin Cook Davie County 78
55 Jake Williams Grimsley 78
56 PJ Kester J.T. Hoggard 78
57 Spencer Cosgrove J.T. Hoggard 78
58 Davis Morrison Myers Park 78
59 Nick Thompson Pinecrest 78
60 Kevin Herron Ragsdale 78
61 Andrew Furr Clayton 79
62 Mark Laird J.T. Hoggard 79
63 Zack Dupre New Bern 80
64 Matt Conelly Wakefield 80
65 Kyle Gee West Forsyth 80
66 Nick KroustalisWest Forsyth 80
67 Mark Germann Clayton 81
68 Ryan Parrish Grimsley 81
69 Adam Friedman Grimsley 82
70 Tim Conover Holly Springs 82
71 Taylor Lasure J.T. Hoggard 82
72 Josh Stockwell Pinecrest 82
73 Hunter Oxford Ardrey Kell 83
74 Austin Clevenger Green Hope 83
75 Michael Franchi Wakefield 83
76 Ryan Turley West Forsyth 83
77 Zack Pulliam Grimsley 84
78 Tyler Matthews Clayton 85
79 Michael deMontbrun Leesville Road  85
80 Jordan Fisher Alexander Cntrl 86
81 Jacob Diab J.T. Hoggard 88
82 Brad Landschoot West Forsyth 88
83 Logan James Davie County 92
84 Neil Scribner J.T. Hoggard 93