Sullivan places third in state youth golf championship

Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Colby Sullivan of Kilmarnock posted his personal best tournament score to finish third in the 12th Virginia State Golf Association Youth Championship, 13 and younger.

The two-day tournament was held at the Country Club of Petersburg July 16-17.

Sullivan shot a 69 and 71 for a 4-under-par 140. He was three strokes behind the winner, Jonathan McEwen, who shot a 137, and one stroke behind runner-up, Ryan Slonaker, who shot a 139. McEwen, Slonaker and Sullivan were the only three golfers to shoot under par…