Southern Pines, NC (WBTV)- For the first time in school history, Newton-Conover has won the 2A state golf championship. They claimed the title by just 4 shots over North Lincoln who finishes as the runner up for the 2nd straight year.
Shelby finished in 3rd, Salisbury finished in 4th, and Cuthbertson finished in 10th.
Newton-Conover would be led by Alex Hefner. He would go on to win the individual state title after a 2 day total of 142. He would win by 2 shots over Kaleb Lester from Carrboro.
Other local golfers who finished in the top 10 include Maiden's Thomas Lilly and Salisbury's Eric Edwards (tied for 3rd), Shelby's Elliott Grayson (6th), North Lincoln's Alston Taylor (tied for 7th), Newton-Conover's Trey Burton and North Lincoln's Grant Studdard (tied for 9th).
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