High School Sports

Dorman builds four-shot Capitol Classic lead

Dorman emerged with a four-shot lead over SCISA entry Pinewood Prep in the first round of the 10th Annual Capitol Classic golf tournament Tuesday at Country Club of Wildewood.

The Cavaliers are looking to clinch their first Capitol Classic championship when the action shifts to The Woodlands Country Club on Friday. Will Overton was Dorman’s first-round leader with a 1-over round of 73 thanks to a 1-under 35 on the back nine. He finished in a tie for third place in the individual standings with Blythewood’s Allen Parker.

A.C. Flora’s Thomas Bradshaw was the top individual on Thursday, carding a 2-under 70, one stroke ahead of Pinewood Prep’s Cody Austin.

Blythewood had the best first-round score among the Midlands entries, posting a third-place team total of 312 strokes, one ahead of defending Class 4A state champion Dutch Fork.

Tournament leaders

Top 10 team scores: Dorman 308, Pinewood Prep 312, Blythewood 313, Dutch Fork 315, A.C. Flora 319, Spring Valley 320, Lexington 321, Easley 322, Sumter 323, North Augusta 323.

Top 10 individuals: 1. Thomas Bradshaw, A.C. Flora, 70; 2. Austin Cody, Pinewood Prep, 71; 3. Allen Parker, Blythewood, 73 and Will Overden, Dorman, 73; 5. Brad Sill, Dorman, 74; 6. Mark Joye, Dutch Fork, 75, Cameron Lamb, Easley, 75, Adam Going, Gaffney, 75 and Chandler Brazeal, South Aiken, 75; 10. B. Kennedy, Dorman, 76.

Local scoring

Blythewood (313): Allen Parker, 73; Josh Lorensetti, 78; Damon Postal, 79; Josh Hinson, 83.

Dutch Fork (315): Mark Joye, 75; Collin Witiak, 79; Chuck Moore, 79; Lee Duncan, 82.

A.C. Flora (319): Thomas Bradshaw, 70; Allan King, 78; Will Murphy, 83; Stanton Pruitt, 88.

Spring Valley (320): Eric Eaton, 76; Shawn McKinney, 79; Ryan Turner, 80; Ben Fogler, 85.

Lexington (321): Luke Reeves, 77; Cole Thornton, 78; Grant Bouknight, 79; Brooks Massey, 87.

Sumter (323): Jon Weiss, 79; Hayden Lettein, 79; Brian Amick, 80; Taylor Brunson, 85.

Dreher (339): Det Cullum, 79; Zack Castro, 82; Will Godgrey, 82; Devon Kilgore, 96.

Chapin (343): Ben Starke, 80; Will Starke, 83; G. Doolittle, 88; Matt Meetze, 92.

Irmo (351): Travis Cushion, 85; Chris Doerring, 85; Michael Day, 86; Ken Henderson 95.

Ridge View (380): Chaz McIntyre 88; Brett Foltz, 93, Jordan Whitehead, 96; Brad Pouncey, 103.

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