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Thompson Secures Quarterfinals Seat at NC Boys 13-Under


ASHEBORO, N.C. (July 1, 2019) -- Stroke Play Qualifying and Round of 16 results of the 23rd NC Junior Boys’ 13-Under Championship at Asheboro Municipal Golf Course in Asheboro, N.C. on Monday, July 1, 2019. (5,520 yards, Par 35-35--70)  


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Stroke Play Qualifying

Robby Thompson of Charlotte, N.C. earned the stroke play medalist with his 2-over-par, 72 finish during the stroke play qualifying round at the 23rd NC Junior Boys’ 13-Under Championship. Thompson was seeded first for the match play rounds.

“I just kept it consistent all day,” said Thompson. “I bogeyed three holes and birdied one hole on the back nine so I felt pretty good.”

Preston Howe of Winston-Salem, N.C. finished in second with a 4-over-par, 74 to take the second seed in match play. Howe managed to card a birdie on the back nine and felt confident from there on out.

“I played pretty consistently with a couple bogeys and one birdie so I felt pretty good about it,” said Howe. “I was happy to go into match play as the second seed.”

There was a tie for third place between Atley Gabriel of Claremont, N.C. and Ethan Paschal of Fayetteville, N.C. with matching 5-over-par, 75 finishes. Just one stroke behind Gabriel and Paschal were Rich Wills of Cramerton, N.C. and Aston Lee of Charlotte, N.C. with 6-over-par, 76 finishes to tie for fifth place.

The top 16 players were seeded in the championship flight for match play. The following flights consist of eight players based off of their stroke play scores.


Round of 16

Number one seed, Robby Thompson of Charlotte, N.C. claimed his spot in the quarterfinals after a 1 up victory against Thomas Horne of Fayetteville, N.C. Tomorrow he will face Max Martin of Pinehurst, N.C.

Mack Edwards of Charlotte, N.C. had the upset of the day as the 14th seed defeating Atley Gabriel of Claremont, N.C. the third seed with a 3 and 2 victory. Edwards will fight for a seat in the semifinals against Rich Wills of Cramerton, N.C. tomorrow in the quarterfinals.

Aston Lee of Charlotte, N.C. closed out his match against Cole Rouse of Kernersville, N.C. in 11 holes which was the only match to go into extra holes this afternoon. Lee is now set to compete in the quarterfinals against Ethan Paschal of Fayetteville, N.C. who claimed his seat after a 2 and 1 victory against Tanner Cadieux of Greensboro, N.C.

Preston Howe of Winston-Salem, N.C. claimed his spot in the quarterfinals after an exciting 3 and 2 win against Michael Switzer of Charlotte, N.C. Howe will square up against defending champion, Will Spicer of Kings Mountain, N.C. tomorrow for a spot in the semifinals.

The quarterfinals and semifinals will be 9-hole matches and the championship match will be contested in 18-holes. The quarterfinals, semifinals, and the championship match will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, July 2 starting at 8:00 am.


23rd NC Junior Boys’ 13-Under Championship

Asheboro Municipal Golf Course | Asheboro, N.C.

Stroke Play Qualifying Results

Pos. Player City, State, Graduation Year To Par Total
1 Robby Thompson Charlotte, NC, 2023 +2 72
2 Preston Howe Winston-Salem, NC, 2025 +4 74
T3 Atley Gabriel Claremont, NC, 2023 +5 75
T3 Ethan Paschal Fayetteville, NC, 2024 +5 75
T5 Rich Wills Cramerton, NC, 2024 +6 76
T5 Aston Lee Charlotte, NC, 2026 +6 76
T7 Will Spicer Kings Mountain, NC, 2024 +7 77
T7 Alex Bock Morganton, NC, 2024 +7 77
T7 Max Martin Pinehurst, NC, 2024 +7 77
T7 Jason Zawtocki Charlotte, NC, 2025 +7 77
T7 Andrew Bartlett Greensboro, NC, 2023 +7 77
12 Cole Rouse Kernersville, NC, 2024 +8 78
T13 Mack Edwards Charlotte, NC, 2025 +9 79
T13 Michael Switzer Charlotte, NC, 2025 +9 79
T13 Tanner  Cadieux Greensboro, NC, 2024 +9 79
T16 Aiden McCall Mooresville, NC, 2023 +10 80
T16 Thomas Horne Fayetteville, NC, 2024 +10 80
T18 Davis Wotnosky Wake Forest, NC, 2027 +11 81
T18 Parks Helms Fayetteville, NC, 2024 +11 81
T18 Sam Terry Thomasville, NC, 2026 +11 81
T18 Ryan Curran Charlotte, NC, 2024 +11 81
T18 Will Guthrie Charlotte, NC, 2025 +11 81
23 Bizzell Pate Pinehurst, NC, 2024 +12 82
T24 Garrison Welborn Waxhaw, NC, 2025 +13 83
T24 Michael Snyder Lillington, NC, 2025 +13 83
T24 Cooper Burris Kannapolis, NC, 2024 +13 83
T27 Jaden Sprinkle Rockwell, NC, 2024 +14 84
T27 Landon Merrell Salisbury, NC, 2024 +14 84
T27 Hunter Justice Cornelius, NC, 2024 +14 84
T27 Jack Wiley Wake Forest, NC, 2024 +14 84
31 Cooper Diaz Winston-Salem, NC, 2024 +15 85
T32 Connor Williams Sanford, NC, 2025 +16 86
T32 Parker Denning Benson, NC, 2024 +16 86
T34 James Doyle Charlotte, NC, 2026 +17 87
T34 John McCoy Salisbury, NC, 2026 +17 87
T34 Charlie Plate Greensboro, NC, 2024 +17 87
37 Chase Duncan Raleigh, NC, 2026 +18 88
38 Warren Fesperman Salisbury, NC, 2025 +22 92
T39 Connor Warren Spruce Pine, NC, 2024 +23 93
T39 Luke Payne Asheboro, NC, 2023 +23 93
41 Will Choplin Conover, NC, 2024 +24 94
42 Jack Clayman Cameron, NC, 2025 +27 97
43 Jackson Sparger Salisbury, NC, 2026 +28 98
T44 Jacob Trainor Salisbury, NC, 2025 +31 101
T44 Aaron Browning Waxhaw, NC, 2023 +31 101
46 Julian Wilson Lewisville, NC, 2024 +42 112
NS Grayson  Hanna Raleigh, NC, 2025 NS NS


23rd NC Junior Boys’ 13-Under Championship

Asheboro Municipal Golf Course | Asheboro, N.C.

Round of 16 Results

Championship Flight

Robby Thompson, Charlotte, N.C. def. Thomas Horne, Fayettteville, N.C., 1 up

Max Martin, Pinehurst, N.C. def. Jason Zawtocki, Charlotte, N.C., 3 and 2

Aston Lee, Charlotte, N.C. def. Cole Rouse, Kernersville, N.C., 11 holes

Ethan Paschal, Fayetteville, N.C. def. Tanner Cadieux, Greensboro, N.C., 2 and 1

Mack Edwards, Charlotte, N.C. def. Atley Gabriel, Claremont, N.C., 3 and 2

Rich Wills, Cramerton, N.C. def. Alex Bock, Morganton, N.C., 2 up

Will Spicer, Kings Mountain, N.C. def. Andrew Bartlett, Greensboro, N.C., 1 up

Preston Howe, Winston-Salem, N.C. def. Michael Switzer, Charlotte, N.C., 3 and 2


First Flight

This flight is a consolation flight for the championship


Second Flight

Aiden McCall, Mooresville, N.C. def. Garrison Welborne, Waxhaw, N.C., 2 and 1

Parks Helms, Fayetteville, N.C. def. Ryan Curran, Charlotte, N.C., 3 and 1

Will Guthrie, Charlotte, N.C. def. Bizzell Pate, Pinehurst, N.C., 2 and1

Sam Terry, Thomasville, N.C. def. Davis Wotnosky, Wake Forest, N.C., 2 and 1


Third Flight

Cooper Burris, Kannapolis, N.C. def. Connor Williams, Sanford, N.C., 4 and 3

Jaden Sprinkle, Rockwell, N.C. def. Jack Wiley, Wake Forest, N.C., 1 up

Michael Snyder, Lillington, N.C. def. Cooper Diaz, Winston-Salem, N.C., 4 and 3

Hunter Justice, Cornelius, N.C. def. Landon Merrell, Salisbury, N.C., 3 and 2


Fourth Flight

Connor Warren, Spruce Pines, N.C., bye

Jacob Trainor, Salisbury, N.C. def. Jackson Sparger, Salisbury, N.C., 2 and 1

Will Choplin, Conover, N.C. def. Julian Wilson, Lewisville, N.C., Default

Aaron Browning, Waxhaw, N.C. def. Jack Clayman, Cameron, N.C., 2 and 1


Fifth Flight

Parker Denning, Benson, N.C., bye

Charlie Plate, Greensboro, N.C. def. Chase Duncan, Raleigh, N.C., 4 and 2

Luke Payne, Asheboro, N.C. def. James Doyle, Charlotte, N.C., 1 up

Warren Fesperman, Salisbury, N.C. def. John McCoy, Salisbury, N.C., 1 up


Schedule of rounds:

Monday, July 1

8:30 AM - 18 Hole Stroke Play Qualifier Shotgun Start

PM - Round 1 Match Play (9-hole matches)


Tuesday, July 2

AM - Round 2 Match Play (9-hole matches)

AM - Round 3 Match Play (9-hole matches)

PM - Round 4 Match Play (18-hole championship match)

Awards Presentation After Completion of each Flight’s Final Match


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