After spending all of the first 54 holes at or under par, Chip Lynn carded an 80 to finish five-over par and in a tie for 37th place, in the Dominican Republic Open on the PGA Latinoamerica Tour Saturday at the Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay.
With an eagle on a par four helping out on his front nine, Sanford native and Overhills grad Chip Lynn carded a two-under par 70 for a three-under par overall score through Friday's third round of the Dominican Republic Open.
Campbell's baseball team, with a 49-10 record and the Big South Conference regular season title, but off a loss to Liberty in the conference's tournament championship game Saturday, gathered at a watch party at Lillington's Sports Zone Monday morning to watch the NCAA Baseball Championships selection show.
Sanford native Chip Lynn, who became the sponsored touring pro of Carolina Trace Country Club earlier last week, finished tied for 14th in the eGolf Professional Tour's Willow Creek Open at High Point Country Club on Friday.
Liberty scored the go-ahead run in the top of the ninth, on Ashton Perritt's one-out single plating Alex Close, to beat top-seeded Campbell 2-1 in the championship game of the Big South Conference tournament at Liberty Saturday afternoon.
Michael Felton drove in three runs and Ryan Thompson earned his 10th save to guide top-seeded Campbell past No. 7 Longwood 8-6 Friday, and send the Camels to the 2013 Big South Championship game.
Wednesday was a great day on two golf courses for golf pro and Sanford native Chip Lynn.
Tied 3-3 with two out in the bottom of the seventh, Brent Graham scored the go-ahead run on a Radford miscue and Ryan Thompson closed out the Highlanders to give top-seeded Campbell the 4-3 win late Wednesday night at the Big South Championships at Liberty University.
Ryan Mattes' shutout paced top-seeded Campbell in a 4-0 opening round win over No. 8 Charleston Southern Tuesday in the Big South Championships at the Liberty Baseball Stadium.
No. 28 Campbell used four-run sixth and seventh innings to finish the regular season with a 9-6 win over visiting New Orleans Saturday at Jim Perry Stadium.
Gray’s Creek senior and future East Carolina hurler T.J. McDonald was named the Cape Fear Valley Conference’s Player of the Year for the 2013 baseball campaign last week.
Northwood 5, First Flight 3
The Chargers (22-5) scored two runs in the home half of the fifth to gain the lead and go on through the third round of the NCHSAA 2A State Tournament Friday night in Pittsboro.
No. 28 Campbell pounded out 14 runs on 17 hits to defeat New Orleans 14-0 Thursday at Jim Perry Stadium.
4A State Championships
Pinecrest defeated Myers Park by one stroke, 19-20, on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff to win the NCHSAA 4A state championship at Pinehurst No. 8 on Tuesday.
Union Pines, following its Cape Fear Valley Conference girls soccer title this spring, had a pair of underclassmen earn two of the three league's top individual postseason honors.
NCHSAA 1A second round
- South Stanly 10, North Moore 3
NCHSAA 2A second round
- Northwood 8, Corinth Holders 6
Union Pines 4, Southern Guilford 3
Lady Viking junior Lexie Coxe hit a two-out RBI double bringing Kellie Poindexter around from first to score in the bottom of the seventh inning giving Union Pines the victory in the first round of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament Friday night in Cameron.
Overhills junior Kayla Mitchell won the state championship in the 100-meter hurdles and Western Harnett junior Mateius Brown won the state title in the discus at the NCHSAA 3A State Track and Field Championships at North Carolina A&T Saturday.
Nick Ray's two-out RBI single in the bottom of the 13th scored Elijah Trail and pushed No. 30 Campbell past Liberty, 2-1, Friday night at Jim Perry Stadium.
NCHSAA 1A first round
- North Moore 15, Union Academy 7
- South Stokes 3, Chatham Central 2
Triton rallied from a 6-0 hole, taking the lead in a sudden two-inning span, and advanced through the first round the NCHSAA 3A State baseball tournament with a 7-6 victory over Southern Lee Friday night.
Led by Zane Lewis carding a 75 and finishing third individually, Southern Lee's boys' golf team earned its way to the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament on Thursday by taking third place at the 3A Mideast Regional Tournament at Deep Springs Country Club.
Home runs by junior second baseman Shaela Churchill and Big South Freshman of the Year catcher Courtney Klingler aided Campbell to a 4-3 victory over Gardner-Webb on Thursday evening at the Big South Championship at Winthrop's Terry Field.
NCHSAA State Tournament first round
Williams 4, Southern Lee 1
Williams (17-2), the No. 2 seed from the 3A Mid-State Conference, topped visiting Southern Lee (9-8-1) in the first round of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament Wednesday night in Burlington in a match called at halftime due to thunderstorms.