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The NCHSAA 2A state golf championships concluded Tuesday at Longleaf Golf and Country Club in Southern Pines.
Newton-Conover, the 2012 CVAC golf champions, took third place at the event, trailing only North Lincoln and state champion Salisbury.
The Red Devils carded a team score of 620, which was 16 strokes behind the Knights and 47 behind the Wasps.
Individually, Bunker Hillâ€™s Tyler Lail finished in a tie for fifth place, the best standing of county golfers at the championships.
Lail was one of four county golfers to finish inside the top 11 spots.
Maidenâ€™s Thomas Lilly came in eighth.
Newton-Conover posted two top-11 finishes, including Alex Hefner in ninth and Lee Mitchell in an 11th place tie.
Four other Red Devils carded scores, including Hayden Bandy in a tie for 23rd, John Evans in a tie for 45th, Chris Ziogas in a tie for 49th and Garrett Edwards in a tie for 53rd.
North Surryâ€™s Taylor Coalson won the title with a score of 140, defeating Salisburyâ€™s Alex Nianouris in a sudden death playoff.
Individual results Scores
1. Taylor Coalson, North Surry 140*
2. Alex Nianouris, Salisbury 140
3. Eric Edwards, Salisbury 142
4. Festus Turlington, Clinton 144
T-5. Tyler Lail, Bunker Hill 145
8. Thomas Lilly, Maiden 147
9. Alex Hefner, Newton-Conover 148
T-11. Lee Mitchell, Newton-Conover 151
T-23. Hayden Bandy, Newton-Conover 156
T-45. John Evans, Newton-Conover 167
T-49. Chris Ziogas, Newton-Conover 169
T-53. Garrett Edwards, Newton-Conover 171
Team scores Scores
1. Salisbury 573
2. North Lincoln 604
3. Newton-Conover 620