Currituck's Nathan Lapham competes at 2A boys' golf East Regional
Only golfer to represent Knights at regional
From staff reports
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
WILSON — The Currituck boys' golf team sent one athlete to compete at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 2A East Regional Monday.
The round of competition was held at the Wedgewood Public Golf Course.
Currituck's Nathan Lapham shot a 90 to finish tied for 22nd place with Washington's Jackson Paul.
First Flight's Tim Jones won the regional as he shot a 78.
He edged out South Lenoir's Landon Hill who shot a 79, while Goldsboro's Ryan Kimble, East Duplin's Max Whaley and Hertford County's Grayson Waterfield finished tied for third place with an 80.
First Flight won the team competition as the Nighthawks shot 343.
East Duplin was second with 345, Washington was third with 364 and Croatan and Roanoke Rapids were tied for fourth with 367.
The First Flight golfers along with Hertford County's Waterfield qualified to play at the NCHSAA Class 2A state championship tournament at Longleaf Golf and Family Club in Southern Pines May 13 and May 14.
A former Northeastern High School volleyball player was recognized by her college team.
Mauri Carver, who is a member of the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore women's volleyball team, was named the team's rookie of the year at the athletic department's awards banquet Monday.
Carver, a 2017 Daily Advance All-Area volleyball team selection, played in 25 games during her freshman season at Maryland-Eastern Shore last fall.
Carver, a middle blocker, had a team-best 61 blocks with 55 kills during the 2018 season for the Hawks.
Carver was also named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) all-rookie team as a middle blocker for the 2018 season in November.