Northern qualifies for golf regional
by Staff Reports
HUNTERSVILLE -- Watauga's Austin Northern shot a round of 71 at the par 72 course at Northstone Country Club, which qualified him for the upcoming state tournament.
Northern's 71 was four shots off the lead. He reaches the state tournament, which is May 12-13 at the Carolina Trace Country Club in Sanford.
Watauga had three other golfers participate in the tournament. Troy McNeil shot a 79, while Austin Graham had an 81. Rory McNeil shot an 86.
Myers Park's Henry Simp won the regional with a round of 67, good for 5-under par. Myers Park also won the team championship with a team score of 289. Hough was second with a 300 and Providence was third with a 301. All three qualified for the state tournament as teams.