Spartan golf takes second in Roanoke Rapids; Warriors third in Chapel Hill

Mar. 19, 2013 @ 02:27 PM

Kerr-Vance took second in Monday’s Eastern Plains Independent Conference golf meet in Roanoke Rapids.

The Spartans had a team score of 348, second to Cary Christian’s 336. Faith Christian shot 400 and Halifax Academy shot 403.

Brandon Dickerson carded the best score for KVA with an 81. He was followed for the Spartans by Daniel Burnette’s 85. Morgan Watkins and Joseph Burnette both shot 91 and Jake Ruggles had a 92.

“Every nine holes we play, we’ve gotten better from our first match,” said KVA coach Dave Carrier.

More time on the course should continue the trend, Carrier said. The Spartans host Durham Academy Thursday.

Warriors increase lead over Orange

J.F. Webb is sitting on third place in the league standings three matches into the 3-A Carolina Conference season,

Webb finished third Monday at Chapel Hill Country Club to take a 17-stroke lead over Orange in the conference table. The top three teams advance to regional play at season’s end.

“We’ve got a long way to go, but it’s a great feeling,” said Webb coach John Hunt.

Cardinal Gibbons won Monday’s meet with a 317 followed by Chapel Hill’s 348 and Webb’s 393. Northern Vance took fourth with a 416, Southern Vance shot 424 and Orange was last with 433.

The low medalist was Cardinal Gibbons’ Justin Curis, who shot 75.

Webb junior Taylor Cook recorded his best competitive round with an 81. He was followed for the Warriors by Michael Hancock’s 96 and Zach Porterfield’s 97.

The next Carolina Conference meet is April 8 at Kerr Lake Country Club.

Webb is back in action Thursday in the Granville Cup against Granville Central and South Granville.