Golf

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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Prep Notes: Wheatmore golfers claim PAC crown

Prep Notes: Wheatmore golfers claim PAC crown

Asheboro’s David Elliott putts on the fourth green during a match at Asheboro Municipal Golf Course in March. (PJ Ward-Brown / Randolph Record) Wheatmore was the overwhelming winner in the Piedmont Athletic Conference Tournament for boys’ golf last week at Colonial Country Club in Thomasville. The Warriors posted a score of 324 for a 43-shot advantage on runner-up Providence Grove. Randleman (375) was third, followed by Trinity (376), Uwharrie Charter Academy (417) and Southwestern Randolph (453). Eastern Randolph didn’t have enough entrants for a team score, but that didn’t stop the school from making an impact. The individual champion was…
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Mid-Piedmont Conference all-conference

Mid-Piedmont Conference all-conference

Here’s a list of the Mid-Piedmont Conference’s major award winners plus Asheboro’s all-conference selections for fall sports: Boys’ cross country Runner of the Year: Issac Reyna (Ledford) Coach of the Year: Trey Cook (Central Davidson) Asheboro: Seth Hydiak, Brandon Aguilar Girls’ cross country Runner of the Year: Jillan Parks-Wooten (Central Davidson) Coach of the Year: Daniel Parker (North Davidson) Asheboro: Malakia Khan, Sophia Roman Football Lineman of the Year: Arhman Tyson (Asheboro) Offensive Player of the Year: Nate Carr (Ledford) Defensive Player of the Year: Tanner Jordan (North Davidson) Coach of the Year: Brian Flynn (North Davidson) Asheboro: Hakemme Butler,…
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Out-of-state women top Asheboro golf qualifier

Out-of-state women top Asheboro golf qualifier

ASHEBORO – The top three spots from a U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur qualifier at Pinewood Country Club went to out-of-state golfers Sunday. Ann Marie Costello of Longs, S.C., Mariah Hopkins of Danville, Va., and Samantha Perrotta of Bordentown, N.J., all shot 2-over-par 74s to share medalist honors. The other three to advance to the national tournament Sept. 25-30 at Berkeley Hall in Bluffton, S.C., were Courtney Stiles (75) of Pinehurst, Jessica Younts (76) of Greensboro and Katie Kirk (77) of Charlotte. Kirk used a birdie on the first playoff hole to separate from Caroline Ellington of Raleigh and Katie-Rose Higgins of…
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SWR defeats Chatham Central in ladies golf

SWR defeats Chatham Central in ladies golf

SILER CITY — The Southwestern Randolph Ladies Golf team defeated Chatham Central in varsity golf today with a nine-stroke team win. The match, played over nine holes at the Siler City Country Club, was paced by low-scorer and SWR top seed Lexi Auman who shot a 54. SWR's 2-seed Lindsey Auman shot 56, 3-seed Caiden McDuffie shot 65, and 4-seed Taylor Edwards shot 65. SWR Athletics also announced three changes to the ladies gold schedule on Tuesday: Thursday, August 26 will now be at Asheboro Muncipal vs. Asheboro and Union Pines Wednesday, September 8 will now be at Tot Hill vs.…
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Junior golf tourney coming this weekend

Junior golf tourney coming this weekend

ASHEBORO — Asheboro Municipal Golf Course will hold the Junior Amateur tournament Saturday and Sunday for golfers ages 7-18. Entrants will be split into three age divisions based on number of entrants. Entry fee is $25. Advance registration is required through the Asheboro Cultural & Recreation Services office or online through the department’s website.
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