The Lake Norman Charter golf team qualified for the 2A state championship by winning the Midwest Regional May 6.
The Knights shot a combined 294 at the par-70 Pilot Knob Park Course in Pilot Mountain, 15 lower than second-place Forbush. Freshman Ben Bailey tied for first with a 72, as sophomore Carter Busse was third, shooting a 73.
Jace Arko was tied for fourth at 74, while Will Dalton tied for ninth with a 75. Ian Johnson rounded out the Knights’ scoring with an 80, tying for 22nd. The Knights shot a new team-low for regionals.
The 2A State Championship is May 13-14 in Pinehurst at Longleaf Golf Club.
LNC also won the South Fork 2A conference championship. Eric Johnson was named South Fork Coach of the Year, and four landed on the all-conference team.