Northern Guilford Men’s Golf to Compete in Monday’s State Tournament

Posted by Chris Jones on May 8, 2010 at 9:44 pm under Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article

The Northern Guilford men’s golf team will be participating in the 2010 3A NCHSAA men’s golf championship at Foxfire Village’s East Course in Pinehurst. The 36-hole, two-day competition, begins Monday, May 10 at 8 am, and will conclude on Tuesday.

This will be the first-ever appearance for the Nighthawks in the state tournament.

The Nighthawks advanced to the state championship by virtue of a second place finish at last week’s Mideast Regional at Indian Valley Golf Course in Burlington. Northern’s 18-hole team score of 311, was 13 strokes behind Cardinal Gibbons who won the regional with a 298 team score.

Sophomore Colin McKenna, who recorded a school record one-under par 69 in the Mid State Conference Tournament, paced the Nighthawks with a five-over par 75 in last week’s regional.

The 12-team tournament field is as follows: Charlotte Catholic, Cardinal Gibbons, Forestview, Hickory, Fred T. Foard, Wilson Fike, West Carteret, Northern Guilford, Ledford, Marvin Ridge, Southern Wayne and Statesville.


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