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West golfer gets hole-in-one at RRC match

The Stanly News & Press, Albemarle, N.C. — Charles Curcio The Stanly News & Press, Albemarle, N.C.

April 16--The Rocky River Conference golf match season continued on Tuesday at Densons Creek Golf Course, hosted by East Montgomery.

West Stanly finished second in the team standings six strokes behind match winner Central Academy, with one golfer earning a particular individual honor.

Brantley Phillips had his first career hole-in-one on the 147-yard, par-3 ninth hole using an eight-iron.

He was the low shooter of the day for West Stanly with a 39, finishing tied for third overall individually with the Tigers' Ian Tomblin. Nick Song earned medalist honors with the low round of 37, followed in second place by one stroke by his teammate, Hunter Treece.

Brantley was followed on his team by Will Godwin (41), Andrew Godwin (42), Chase Clayton (42) and Carter Phillips (48).

Central Academy took first place with a team score of 158, followed by West (164), Mount Pleasant (168), Anson (199), East Montgomery (216) and Forest Hills (229).

The win gives the Cougars six points overall in the standings, followed by West (nine), Mount (15), Anson (22), East Montgomery (24) and the Jackets (29).

On Thursday, the Colts participated in the Monroe Country Club Invitational placing fifth out of 12 teams.

Clayton had the low round for West Stanly with a 75, tying for third overall as an individual. Brantley and Carter Phillips tied for second for for West with rounds of 79 each, followed by Andrew Godwin (89) and Will Godwin (93).

The last regular-season match before the 18-hole conference match will be Monday at Green Oaks Golf Club.

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