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Lilly, Lail place well at prestigious event

December 12, 2011

Local golfers Thomas Lilly and Tyler Lail were among the top finishers at one of the most prestigious junior golf tournaments in the state of North Carolina.

Lilly, a junior at Maiden High School, finished fourth in scoring on Sunday among a field of 57 golfers at the 22nd Charles Tilghman Junior Championships.

He completed the tournament in 18th place at 7-over-par. Among boys age 15-16, he came in eighth.

Bunker Hill senior Tyler Lail, the reigning CVAC golfer of the year, finished in a tie for 28th with two other golfers.

Lail finished in a tie for 16th in his age category of 17-18 year old boys.
Two other regional golfers, Will Blalock and Archer Price, both of Gastonia, were among the top-10 finishers in the event.

Michael Hocker II, of Chapel Hill, won the tournament with a 5-under-par performance.

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