SOUTH BRUNSWICK’S SLOUP PACES INDIVIDUALS; LEDFORD TOPS TEAMS AFTER FIRST DAY OF PLAY IN NCHSAA 3-A WOMEN’S GOLF
SOUTHERN PINES — South Brunswick’s Ashley Sloup has a one-shot advantage in the individual standings after Monday’s opening day of play in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s state 3-A women’s golf championships at the Longleaf Golf and Country Club.
Sloup had a 76 on a day filled with difficult playing conditions and has a one-shot edge over Tara Simmons of Pikeville Charles B. Aycock, who earned medalist honors in the state championship a year ago. Chandler Danielson of West Henderson is third at 79.
The championship layout is a par 71 and 5,770 yards.
Ledford is the defending 3-A team champion and has opened a nine-shot lead over the field. Ledford fired a 255 to 264 for West Henderson, with Northern Guilford third at 269 and Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons in fourth at 270.
The best three scores of a team count toward the team totals, and a total of 12 teams and 78 golfers are competing in the event, the 10th year that the sport has been classified. It is the second time that three separate championships have been held and the 32nd year for state championship competition in the sport.
The final day of play is scheduled to get underway at 9:00 on Tuesday morning.
NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION 2012 STATE 3A WOMEN’S GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS
Longleaf Golf and Country Club
MONDAY’S RESULTS — TEAM SCORES
Ledford 255 West Henderson 264 Northern Guilford 269 Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons 270 Concord Cox Mill 277 South Brunswick 279 Waxhaw Marvin Ridge 281 Cameron Union Pines 287 Enka 300 Wilson Fike 300 Washington 308 Hickory 313
Ashley Sloup South Brunswick 76 Tara Simmons C.B. Aycock 77 Chandler Danielson West Henderson 79 Rachel Jones S'western Randolph 80 Marley Felthousen Currituck 81 Bryce Huntoon Northern Guilford 81 Sarah Bertram Concord 83 Morgan Brock Ledford 83 Alexis Kershaw Ledford 83 Bree Keller Hickory 84 Abigail Parsons Union Pines 84 Caroline O'Neil Cardinal Gibbons 86 Payton Culler West Henderson 86 Ellen Smith Cardinal Gibbons 88 Jensen Rubinstein Cox Mill 88 Evelyn Stein Statesville 88 Ashlyn Setzer Fred T. Foard 89 Madison Sloan Havelock 89 Meghan Holbrooks Ledford 89 Ashley Cauthen East Henderson 90 Meredith Monroe Gray's Creek 90 Kendall Dobbins Northern Guilford 90 Cameryn Smith West Brunswick 90 Morgan Laird Marvin Ridge 91 Julia Carroll Ledford 92 Kira Aiken Cox Mill 93 Karlee Garrison Forestview 93 Lacy Mirovich Mount Pleasant 93 Elizabeth Harvell West Carteret 93 Tanner Brown Asheboro 94 Amanda Hampton Marvin Ridge 94 Sarah Tawney South Central 94 Katelyn Haney Enka 95 Liesl Miranda Cardinal Gibbons 96 Jaime Cassell Cox Mill 96 Abby Duggan Marvin Ridge 96 Allison Pitts Southern Nash 96 Allison Killette Eastern Guilford 97 Madison Lutz Kings Mountain 97 Emily Cleveland East Rowan 98 Alex Berg Northern Guilford 98 Meri Harris Fike 99 Abbie Wiggs Jacksonville 99 Jordan Saunders South Brunswick 99 Sarah Black Southern Lee 99 Emily Bennett Washington 99 Stasia McMullen West Henderson 99 Katherine Wang Chapel Hill 100 Mary Lindsey Mount Fike 100 Lindsay Dakins Union Pines 100 Erica Alligood Washington 100 Savannah Stewart Enka 101 Kayla Ricks Fike 101 Liza Oakes Eastern Guilford 102 Ann Dehart Freedom 102 Jana Morehart Asheboro 103 Megan Kirksey Freedom 103 Casey Potter Hunt 103 Kayla Jackson Union Pines 103 Catherine Deal Williams 103 Becky Stewart Enka 104 Janzen Jones South Brunswick 104 Ashley Campbell Hunt 106 Caroline Jones Morehead 106 Faith Scronce St. Stephens 106 Lindsey Lane Crest 107 Kate Miller Washington 109 Caitlin Flanagan Charlotte Catholic 110 Erin Pleasants Western Alamance 112 Conner McCuen Ashbrook 113 Madison Cross Hickory 113 Brianna Plummer Crest 114 Marissa Hancock Currituck 115 Jenna Smith South Central 115 Summer Lawson Hickory 116 Sadie Crider Tuscola 118 Chandler Erin Asheville 132 Erin Campbell Franklin WD