Cavaliers earn state tourney spot

Cav golfers finish third in region
May. 10, 2013 @ 01:41 PM

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.

The Cavaliers posted a team score of 321 to claim the last team berth to next week's state tournament, which will be Monday and Tuesday at Foxfire Golf and Country Club in Moore County. Williams won the regional title with a 306 total (18 over par) and Rockingham placed second with a 315 score.

Lewis led the Cavaliers with his three-over-par round. Alex Palme shot an 81. Jay Minter shot 82 and Jordan Thomas shot 83 to complete the Cavalier team total. Matthew Honeycutt shot 86 and Colin Yoder shot 104 for the Cavs.

The Cavaliers, who made the regional tournament for the sixth year out of their eight as a program. finished second this season in the Cape Fear Valley Conference.

CFVC season champion Union Pines had two players, Cody Roberts (74) and Benjamin Chrsytler (76) earn state tournament spots individually, but the Vikings finished tied for fourth with Eastern Alamance, two shots behind Southern Lee, as a team.

Overhills, led by Todd Matthews carding a 79, finished 10th as a team out of 13 schools.

Boys golf

NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional Tournament

at Deep Springs Country Club

Team totals

1. Williams - 306

2. Rockingham - 315

3. Southern Lee - 321

t4. Union Pines - 323

t4. Eastern Alamance - 323

6. Cardinal Gibbons - 325

7. Northern Guilford - 327

8. Asheboro - 335

9. Ledford - 337

10. Overhills - 349

11. Southwestern Randolph - 360

12. Chapel Hill - 364

13. Orange - 431


Top individual scores (par 72)

1. William Register, Williams - 72

2. Cody Roberts, Union Pines - 74

3. Zane Lewis, Southern Lee - 75

t4. Benjamin Chrystler, Union Pines - 76

t4. Kyle Austin, Eastern Alamance - 76

t4. Tanner Brooks, Rockingham - 76

t4. Justin Curis, Cardinal Gibbons - 76


More Southern Lee scores

Alex Palme - 81

Jay Minter - 82

Jordan Thomas - 83

Matthew Honeycutt - 86

Colin Yoder - 104


More Union Pines scores

Cal Parsons - 86

Ethan Coker - 87

Bryan D'Ostroph - 88

Jordan Blackburn - 100

Overhills scores

Todd Matthews - 79

Jackson Tetrault - 84

Caleb Porterfield - 92

James Baker - 94

Nick Bolton - 106

Ryan Nelson - 123


Western Harnett scores

Rett Taylor - 92

R.J. Taylor - 104