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Area sports briefs: Charlotte teen wins Asheboro tourney; Caraway card wiped out

Area sports briefs: Charlotte teen wins Asheboro tourney; Caraway card wiped out

ASHEBORO – Neel Ladde of Charlotte won the Junior Amateur golf tournament during the weekend at Asheboro Municipal Golf Course. Ladde posted a total of 107 for 27 holes in the tournament that was reduced because of weather interfering. He had rounds of 36 and 71. Second place went to Lexington’s Steele Fischer (38-78) with 116 and third place went to Eastern Randolph rising senior Connor Carter (41-76) with 117. The 13-18-year-old age group had seven entrants, marking it the largest group in the tournament. Some golfers completed 12 holes before storms suspended play Saturday, so only the first nine…
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Connor Carter

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Connor Carter

Eastern Randolph  |   boys’ golf   Carter has turned in a strong postseason. First, he won the Piedmont Athletic Conference individual championship in the league tournament. Then he placed second in last week’s Class 1-A Midwest Regional. Carter, a junior, posted 4-over-par 78 on Monday in the first round of the Class 1-A state tournament at Longleaf Golf & Family Club in Southern Pines. That put him in a three-way tie for second place one shot off the lead going into Tuesday’s final round. Also in the state tournament, Wheatmore’s Ryan Baynard was in the Class 2-A, with competition at…
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