11/01/05 — Forbis-Newell tied for 13th

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Forbis-Newell tied for 13th

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on November 1, 2005 1:57 PM

WHISPERING PINES -- Charles B. Aycock's tandem of Kelli Forbis and Brooke Newell combined for a 200 after Monday's first round of the Class 1-A/2-A/3-A N.C. High School Athletic Association girl's golf championships at the Country Club of Whispering Pines.

Forbis fired a 93, while Newell shot a 107. The score was good for tie for 13th place overall with Hampstead Topsail and Nash Central.

Spring Creek's Paula Webber shot a 104 as Jordan Hill of Southern Wayne notched a 109. Eastern Wayne's Melissa Ricker fired a 124. All three were competing as individuals.

Senior Emily Street of Forest City Chase holds a one-shot lead in the individual standings, shooting a four-over 75 on the opening day. Salisbury leads the team standings with a 162, 10 shots ahead of Asheboro and Wilson Fike, who are knotted in second.

A total of 80 golfers teed off in the third annual tournament on Monday. The first threesome started at 8 a.m. today in the final day of the 36-hole tournament.