The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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April 3, 2012

Knights earn individual, team honors at YVC match

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 — The Gray Stone golf team earned individual and team honors at Tuesday’s Yadkin Valley Conference golf match at the Siler City Country Club, hosted by Chatham Central.

Gray Stone’s Erik Benson earned medalist honors with a round of 34, two strokes better than teammate Chase Almond, who shot a 36.

West Montgomery’s Jordan Taylor came in third (37), followed by another West golfer, Dylan Kennedy, and Michael Koszulinski of Chatham Central, who tied with rounds of 38.

Gray Stone’s Chase Davis was third for the Knights with a 40, followed by Dray Smith (48) and Reid Huckabee (49).

For the Bulldogs, Jay Andrew and Keck each fired rounds of 39, tying for sixth overall for individual medalist honors.

They were followed on the Albemarle team by Jack Snyder (45) and Ben Melo (47). William Ivey and Tyler Moose each shot rounds of 51 as well for the Bulldogs.

David Pope and Donald Poole shot rounds of 47 to lead South Stanly, followed by Patrick Cruz (53) and Garrett Honeycutt (56).

The Knights took first place in the match standings with a score of 158. Chatham Central took second place 10 strokes back, while Albemarle finished third with a round of 170.                  Following the Bulldogs in the team results were West Montgomery (171), East Montgomery (198), South Stanly (203), South Davidson (206), North Moore (207) and North Rowan (209).

Through four matches this season, Benson leads the overall individual standings, followed Taylor and Kennedy. Albemarle’s Keck is fourth overall, followed by Davis and Almond.

In the team standings after four matches, the Knights are in first place, followed by West Montgomery (43 strokes back), Albemarle (58) and Chatham Central (62). The next five in the team standings are South Davidson, South Stanly, East Montgomery, North Moore and North Rowan.

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