Barr finishes 2nd at state golf tourney

Published 11:47 pm Tuesday, May 14, 2019

GREENSBORO — Cannon School’s Charlie Barr, of Salisbury, finished second in the 4A NCISAA state golf championship, here Tuesday afternoon at Grandover (East) Resort.

Barr and teammate TJ Moyer led Cannon to the team state title as well, as the Cougars won by 11 strokes over Christ School.

Barr, the first-round co-leader with a 2-under par 70, shot a 76 on Tuesday for a total of 146. Moyer also fired a 70 on Monday and followed up with a 74, winning the individual title.

Karsten Shields of Metrolina Christian and Jackson Brimfield of Durham Academy tied for third place at 147.

As a team, Cannon shot 294 on Monday and 304 in the second round for a 598, the only school under 600. Christ followed at 609 (304-305), while Charlotte Country Day and Metrolina Christian tied for third at 619 (307-312). Charlotte Latin and North Raleigh Christian tied for fifth place 625.

Another Cannon player from Salisbury, Mitch Jeter, shot an 84 on Monday but rebounded with a 78 in yesterday’s second round, tying for 39th. Cannon’s Narayan Mohan tied for 12th with two 76s and Joel Marburger was 34th after carding a 78 and 82.