Forren Wins First Match, Then Falls in Quarters in VSGA Junior Match Play
Rustburg's Clayton Forren won his first round of match play Thursday morning before falling in the quarterfinals at the VSGA Junior Match Play Championship outside of Richmond.
The 16-year-old rising senior at Rustburg, runner-up in this past weekend's Central Virginia Invitational, earned medalist honors and the top seed for match play by firing a 5-under 67 Wednesday for a two-day total of 140. Thursday morning, Forren easily won 8-and-6 before losing in the quarterfinals Thursday afternoon 3-and-2 to Ashton Newsom of Chesapeake.
Newsom will face Korey Watts of Buchanan in Friday morning's semifinals.