Ledford’s Fox, Southern’s Stover named to West All-Star football roster
Ledford offensive lineman Josh Fox and Southern Guilford defensive lineman Brady Stover have been selected to play in the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star football game.
The contest will be played July 23 at Grimsley’s Jamieson Stadium.
The men’s and women’s basketball games will be played July 21 at the Greensboro Coliseum. The men’s and women’s soccer games will be played July 22 at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
STAMEY CAPTURES N.C. OPEN
KANNAPOLIS — Nathan Stamey won the 50th Toshiba/SignArt North Carolina Open held at The Club at Irish Creek on Thursday.
Stamey defeated amateur Jake McGlone of Charlotte in a one-hole playoff to claim the championship.
Stamey, a PGA Apprentice Assistant Professional from Long Cove Club in Hilton Head Island, S.C., came into the final round with a two-stroke lead. He played a solid round of 70 (-1) today to bring his tournament winning total to 67-66-70—203 (-10). McGlone is a rising sophomore at UNC Greensboro, where he is a member of the men’s golf team.
High Point’s Tanner Owen, who led after round one, placed fourth at 7-under 206 after rounds of 66, 73 and 67.
Davis Womble of High Point tied for 15th at 3-under 210 after rounds of 71, 69 and 70.
Rick Lewallen of Kannapolis claimed the Senior Bonus purse available to competing PGA professionals that are age 50 or older. Lewallen finished at 70-70-68—208 (-5).
THREE SHARE LEAD AT EGOLF FOREST OAKS CLASSIC
GREENSBORO — Garland Green, David Watkins and Matt Ryan share the lead after two rounds of the eGolf Tour’s Forest Oaks Classic on Thursday.
They show the way at 11-under 133. Jack Fields, Ryan Nelson and Kevin McLister are tied for fourth, one shot behind the trio of leaders at 10-under 134.
The 36-hole cut fell at 4-under 140, with 42 players advancing to the final two rounds. High Point’s Drew Weaver finished at even par.
CONNELLY LEADS FJ INVITATIONAL BY TWO SHOTS
GREENSBORO — Austin Connelly of Irving, Texas, has the lead heading into the final round of the FJ Invitational, posting even-par 70 in the third round to bring his three-day total to 6-under-par 204.
Connelly, a rising senior at Red Oak Academy, stayed at 6-under-par for the tournament with his even-par third round. Connelly battled back birdying Nos. 5 and 17 after starting off the third round with two bogeys on Nos. 1 and 2. The future SMU Mustang is focused and excited to be in contention for the win heading into the final round after tying for third at the 2013 event.
William Register of Burlington is tied for second with Nick Hardy of Northbrook, Illinois, at 4-under-par 206.
Andreas Halvorsen of St. Augustine, Florida, Benjamin Baxter of Flower Mound, Texas, Charles Kim of Cedar Park, Texas, Wes Artac of Kingwood, Texas, Isaiah Logue of Fairfield, Pennsylvania, and KK Limbhasut of Loma Linda, California, are all tied for fourth carding 210 tournament totals.
High Point’s Thomas Walsh stands at 7-over 217 after rounds of 73, 72 and 72.