McCarthy Leads Maryland Team to Mid-Atlantic Junior Title
Pikesville, MD – Led by incoming Cavalier freshman Denny McCarthy’s (Burtonsville, Md.) final day competitive course record of 5-under-par 66, the team from Maryland posted a wire-to-wire victory at the third annual Mid-Atlantic Junior Invitational that ended Sunday at Woodholme Country Club (6,923 yards, par 35-36-71) in Pikesville, Md.
Maryland team members accounted for three scores of 75 or better on the final day and finished with an 892 (+40) aggregate. The team from the state of Virginia finished 13 strokes back (53-over 905), while the squad representing West Virginia was third at 934. In the two-day stroke play event, eight-player junior teams representing Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia compete in team competition, with the best six scores counted toward each team’s aggregate.
McCarthy led all competitors in the event, closing play with an 8-under 134 (68-66) total. McCarthy was a semifinalist at the 2010 U.S. Junior Amateur and an 11th place finisher in the Northeast Amateur in early July 2011.