by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi
Region A had three golfers finish in the top 10 at last week’s Class 1 state championship, including Lancaster’s Ben Pittman, Northumberland’s Chase Fisher and Middlesex’s Peyton Lambert.
Pittman, Lancaster’s only state qualifier, was 8 over par 80 on the mountainous Pete Dye River Course at Virginia Tech to finish in a fifth-place tie with Talen Gentry of Galax.
Pittman, a sophomore, shot a 40 on both the front and back nines with a birdie on the par 5, 529-yard hole #16.
“The greens were firm and quick, nothing like the Golden Eagle’s,” said Pittman. “You had to play really smart ….
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