Local golfers recognized with all-conference honors

From staff reports
Posted 10/13/21

This week marked the conclusion of the girls golf regular season. Here are the all-conference standouts from local programs.  

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Local golfers recognized with all-conference honors

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This week marked the conclusion of the girls golf regular season. 

Here are the notable local standouts that earned all-conference recognition.

Chance, Lady Hawks claim league title

Triton's Neva Chance won medalist honors to help the Lady Hawks earn the first-ever All American Conference championship Monday at Fayetteville's Kings Grant Golf & Country Club. 

Chance, who won player of the year honors, shot a 13-over par 85 on the 18-hole course. Triton's Mark Whitman took coach of the year.

The Lady Hawks' total score of 283 topped the field by double digits. Western Harnett, led by freshman Jewel Gilchrist-Lopez, finished third overall by posting a 314.

Joining Chance on the first team all-conference list were teammates Sueanna Bass and Tristan Ennis, along with Western’s Gilchrist-Lopez.

All four golfers will represent Harnett County during the 3A East Regional event on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at Lockwood Folly Country Club.

Edwards makes 3rd straight regionals 

South Johnston golfer Lainey Edwards took second place during the Quad County 3A Conference finale Tuesday at Lane Tree Country Club.

The Lady Trojans junior carded a 92 during the 18-hole event, posting a 44 on the front nine and a 48 on the back nine. 

The Lady Trojans teammates Savannah Price (104), Danielle Morgan (109), Laila Whitman (123) and Layla Sauls (136) helped the group to a third-place team finish at the six-squad event.

Edwards finished fourth in the individual season standings, taking all-conference honors while qualifying for a third straight trip to the 3A regionals. 

For the season, South finished fourth overall with a score of 48 points. Fike, behind the play of QCC Player of the Year Bree Council, took the league championship. 

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