Four shots behind the leader entering Sunday's final round, Blake Carter posted a 9-under par 63 at Bayville Golf Club in Virginia Beach to win the 44th Virginia State Golf Association Mid-Amateur Championship by four strokes.

Carter produced rounds of 71, 68 and 63 to place first in the mid-amateur championship, which is open to players ages 25 and older. Carter's three-day aggregate score of 202 was four shots better than runner-up Mikey Moyers (206).

Dustin Groves (208), Tim Pemberton (209) and Steve Serrao (209) rounded out the top five. The top five finishers gained exemptions from qualifying for the 2021 VSGA Amateur Championship.

Ashburn resident Conor Cafferty produced the top finish among Loudoun golfers. Following an opening round 77, Cafferty shot 70 and 71 in his final two rounds for an aggregate score of 218 to finish in a four-way tie for 19th place.

44th VSGA Mid-Amateur Championship

Blake Carter (Martinsville), 71-68-63--202

Mikey Moyers (Stanardsville), 67-68-71--206

Dustin Groves (Charlottesville), 71-68-69--208

Tim Pemberton (Williamsburg), 68-71-70--209

Steve Serrao (Midlothian), 72-69-68--209

Evan Beck (Virginia Beach), 68-69-73--210

Jeremy Alcorn (Lynchburg), 73-68-70--211

Ryan Bishop (Midlothian), 70-70-71--211

Justin Young (Salem), 70-69-72--211

Nicholas Biesecker (Staunton), 73-71-68--212

Jordan Utley (Midlothian), 68-71-73--212

Scott Shingler (Haymarket), 74-69-70--213

Kyle Bailey (Keswick), 75-70-70--215

Garland Green (Radford), 75-72-68--215

Joe Morton (Virginia Beach), 71-70-74--215

Marshall Tinsley (Forest), 72-74-69--215

Adam Houck (Richmond), 71-74-71--216

Keegan Boone (Bethesda), 75-73-69--217

Conor Cafferty (Ashburn), 77-70-71--218

Keith Decker (Martinsville), 71-74-73--218

Harry Nodwell (Newport News), 72-72-74--218

Jay Serrao (Virginia Beach), 72-74-72--218

Jimmy Delp (Alexandria), 75-73-72--220

Thomas Garner (Richmond), 75-74-71--220

Michael Monaghan (Virginia Beach), 71-75-74--220

Brandon Ramsuer (Henrico), 76-74-70--220

John Rosenstock (Richmond), 74-73-73--220

Steven Slocum (Springfield), 76-76-68--220

Dave Pulk (Williamsburg), 70-77-74--221

Samuel Sikes (Richmond), 74-73-74--221

Buck Brittain (Tazewell), 75-73-74--222

David Williams Jr. (Chesapeake), 72-71-79--222

Jonathan Coats (Virginia Beach), 71-80-72--223

Nick Combs (Virginia Beach), 78-71-74--223

Lee Fisher (Lynchburg), 71-74-78--223

Zack Henry (Front Royal), 75-77-71--223

Scott Reisenweaver (Midlothian), 72-78-73--223

Ross Sumner (Midlothian), 75-74-74--223

Lane Hite (Arlington), 73-77-74--224

Mike Krulich (Blacksburg), 73-75-76--224

Roger Newsom (Virginia Beach), 77-72-75--224

Conor Trainor (Ashburn), 75-71-78--224

Harold Dill (Ashburn), 75-76-74--225

Mike Trueworthy (Virginia Beach), 75-74-76--225

Carlos Aranda (Vienna), 76-75-75--226

Bryce Cope (Virginia Beach), 74-74-78--226

Thomas Sutterfield (Bryans Road), 73-78-76--227

Michael Hays (Virginia Beach), 75-77-76--228

Scott Geoghegan (Virginia Beach), 76-76-77--229

Marc MacDonald (Richmond), 78-73-80--231

Bill McClanan (Virginia Beach), 76-75-80--231

Trae Kresinske (Chesapeake), 75-77-80--232

Did not qualify for final round

Scott McGuiney (Leesburg), 77-76--153

Eric Rosenfeldt (Virginia Beach), 77-76--153

Dan Hosek (Alexandria), 76-78--154

Ryan Rettberg (Mechanicsville), 75-79--154

Cameron Robinett (Portsmouth), 76-78--154

Allen Clarke (Forest), 76-79--155

Danny Hopkins (Roanoke), 79-77--156

Jon Zampedro (Ashburn), 77-79--156

Robert Bradshaw (Virginia Beach), 81-76--157

Sean Dougherty (Richmond), 77-80--157

Austin Morin (Virginia Beach), 82-75--157

Christopher Wagner (Arlington), 78-79--157

Paul Woodson (Arlington), 83-74--157

Clint Compton (Virginia Beach), 79-79--158

Michael Ohanlon (Ashburn), 78-80--158

James Coleman (Hampton), 80-79--159

Mike Leach (Williamsburg), 79-80--159

Alex Mitchum (Virginia Beach), 82-77--159

Kyle Mutter (Portsmouth), 83-76--159

Lee Ward (Virginia Beach), 81-78--159

Greg Gerczak (Midlothian), 84-76--160

Stephen Whitfield (Virginia Beach), 79-81--160

Hudson Bryant (Virginia Beach), 86-75--161

Nathan Dean (Williamsgurg), 84-77--161

Daniel Joslin (Carrollton), 78-83--161

Justin Kay (Henrico), 83-78--161

Chris Robb (Stafford), 85-76--161

Wes Smith (Virginia Beach), 85-76--161

Chris Devine (Virginia Beach), 83-79--162

Ben Kidwell (Chesterfield), 81-81--162

David Scott (Virginia Beach), 83-79--162

Brian Winston (Richmond), 82-81--163

Bradley Taylor (Callands), 81-83--164

Josh Viohl (Virginia Beach), 79-85--164

Brian Amrhein (Virginia Beach), 84-81--165

Karson Hill (Portsmouth), 79-86--165

James Vita (Herndon), 82-85--167

Pierre Picardat (Henrico), 81-87--168

Fredrik Karlsson (Virginia Beach), 85-85--170

Matthew Angelelli (Virginia Beach), 87-86--173

Patrick Pritt (Brookneal), 89-98--187

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