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Area Golf Notes: Long playoff ensues at Asheboro course

Area Golf Notes: Long playoff ensues at Asheboro course

There was drama last month at Asheboro Municipal Golf Course for the North Carolina Junior Boys’ 14-and-under championship. That’s because it took John John Santospago of Charlotte seven playoff holes in order to secure the championship. Hank Johnson of Newland settled for second place. They played Nos. 1 and 9 repeatedly during the playoff for five holes until moving to No. 2, with both golfers making par. Then at par-4 No. 3, Santospago used a par to claim the title. Santospago and Johnson shot two-round totals of 4-over 144, while Jackson Bryce of Cary was third at 145 in the…
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Zane Caudle

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Zane Caudle

Providence Grove  |  boys’ basketball/golf Caudle excelled as a guard on the Piedmont Athletic Conference’s regular-season champion boys’ basketball team. That helped lead to a decision to play collegiately at Division III Brevard College. He averaged 15.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.7 assists, and 3.3 steals for the Patriots. Caudle was the PAC Player of the Year. Caudle placed fifth in the PAC Tournament for golf. That landed him an all-conference spot in that sport as well.
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Prep Roundup: Soccer teams start state playoffs strong at home

Prep Roundup: Soccer teams start state playoffs strong at home

Asheboro and Uwharrie Charter Academy won opening-round games in the state playoffs for girls’ soccer Monday night. Asheboro defeated visiting Foard 2-1 behind two goals from Tess Moody in Class 3-A. Natalie Flores had an assist and goalkeeper Sarah Allred made nine saves. UCA topped Piedmont Community 7-0 in Class 1-A, with Ava Cugino posting two goals and one assist, Kendall Jarrell scoring twice and Chloe Douglas, Kaylen Trucks and Ivy Redding all providing one goal. Second-round games are set for Thursday. A pair of Class 2-A teams from Randolph County failed to advance, while undefeated Wheatmore was slated to…
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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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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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