Over the weekend 84 golfers participated in the first annual David Thomas Sr. Golf Tournament at Lane Tree Golf Club. Thomas was a teacher and head football coach at Charles B. Aycock High School from 1973-1982. Davis then moved to the Central Office as Wayne County Athletic Director from 1982-2004. In total, Davis spent 42 years supporting Wayne County athletics. David was married to Pat Thomas for 56 years and spent.
The tournament was won by the team of Russell Taylor, Blake Culbertson, Chuck Klaren and Stephen Hayes. The team of Phillip Jordan, Andrew Clough, Jonathon Burke and Trent Pilkington won second place, while the team of John Pritchett, Harrison Gainous, Jackie Turlington and Danny Price came in third place. Lee Hertel and Tony Smith won the longest drive and closest to the hole respectively.