Newsom & Ritter Advanced To State AM Match Play
By ODU Athletics
HOT SPRINGS, VA—Old Dominion’s Ashton Newsom and Tim Ritter advanced to the first round of match play at the Virginia State Amateur. Newsom lost 6 and 5 to three-time Amateur and Ping All-East Region selection Brinson Paolini of ACC champion Duke, and Ritter lost to Zach Bachou of Forest, VA., 5 and 3. The Virginia State Amateur which is being held at the Homestead’s Cascades Course in Hot Springs, VA.
Newsom finished two rounds of stroke play (72-75) at 147, while Ritter advanced after a six-way play-off
For one of the final three spots after shooting (78-71) 149. John Dawson missed the cut, finishing (79-72) 151.