Mark Lawrence Jr. outlasted David Stanford (3 and 2) in the 36-hole championship match Saturday at River Bend Club in Great Falls to earn his second Virginia State Golf Association Amateur Championship.

Lawrence Jr., a Richmond resident, also won the VSGA Amateur Championship in 2017. After tying for first place following two rounds of stroke play, Lawrence Jr. defeated five consecutive opponents in match play to take home the 2020 title.

Alex Price of Purcellville advanced to the semifinals in the 107th edition of the VSGA Amateur Championship. Price won three consecutive matches before falling to runner-up Stanford in the semifinals.

Championship match (36 holes)

#1 Mark Lawrence Jr. (Richmond) def. #6 David Stanford (Vienna), 3 and 2

Semifinal matches

#1 Mark Lawrence Jr. (Richmond) def. #20 Vince Wheeler (Roanoke) 2 and 1

#6 David Stanford (Vienna) def. #31 Alex Price (Purcellville), 5 and 4

Quarterfinal matches

#1 Mark Lawrence Jr. (Richmond) def. #8 Ross Funderburke (Roanoke), 5 and 4

#20 Vince Wheeler (Roanoke) def. #12 Tyler Gulliksen (Dunn Loring), 20 holes

#31 Alex Price (Purcellville) def. #26 Dustin Groves (Charlottesville), 3 and 1

#6 David Stanford (Vienna) def. #3 Teddy Zinsner (Alexandria), 4 and 2

Round of 16 matches

#1 Mark Lawrence Jr. (Richmond) def. #16 Jordan Utley (Midlothian), 3 and 2

#8 Ross Funderburke (Roanoke) def. #9 Jimmy Taylor (Alexandria), 1 up

#20 Vince Wheeler (Roanoke) def. #4 Blake Carter (Martinsville), 1 up

#12 Tyler Gulliksen (Dunn Loring) def. #5 Justin Young (Salem), 3 and 2

#31 Alex Price (Purcellville) def. #15 Matthew Cocorikis (Alexandria), 20 holes

#26 Dustin Groves (Charlottesville) def. #23 Chris Lane (Reston), 3 and 1

#3 Teddy Zinsner (Alexandria) def. #14 Mikey Moyers (Stanardsville), 21 holes

#6 David Stanford (Vienna) def. #11 Isaac Simmons (Huddleston), 1 up

Round of 32 matches

#1 Mark Lawrence Jr. (Richmond) def. #32 Parker See (Staunton), 1 up

#16 Jordan Utley (Midlothian) def. #17 Ben Cooper (Richmond), 2 and 1

#8 Ross Funderburke (Roanoke) def. #25 Connor Johnson Jr. (Richmond), 6 and 5

#9 Jimmy Taylor (Alexandria) def. #24 Andrew Kennedy (Richmond), 3 and 2

#4 Blake Carter (Martinsville) def. #29 Ryan Patrick (Reston), 2 and 1

#20 Vince Wheeler (Roanoke) def. #13 Frank Alafoginis (Sterling), 2 and 1

#5 Justin Young (Salem) def. #28 Zack Russell (Charlottesville), 1 up

#12 Tyler Gulliksen (Dunn Loring) def. #21 Bryce Corbett (Gainesville), 2 and 1

#31 Alex Price (Purcellville) def. #2 Brandon Berry (Great Falls), 1 up

#15 Matthew Cocorikis (Alexandria) def. #18 Evan Beck (Virginia Beach), 4 and 2

#26 Dustin Groves (Charlottesville) def. #7 Carter Morgan (Tappahannock), 19 holes

#23 Chris Lane (Reston) def. #10 Mike Muehr (McLean), 2 and 1

#3 Teddy Zinsner (Alexandria) def. #30 Charlie Kennedy (Richmond), 4 and 3

#14 Mikey Moyers (Stanardsville) def. #19 Brian Agee (Leesburg), 4 and 3

#6 David Stanford (Vienna) def. #27 Drew Brockwell (Chesterfield), 2 and 1

#11 Isaac Simmons (Huddleston) def. #22 Ryan Bishop (Midlothian), 2 and 1

Scoring after stroke play (par 71)

Brandon Berry (Great Falls), 66-67--133

Mark Lawrence Jr (Richmond), 67-66--133

Teddy Zinsner (Alexandria), 69-67--136

Blake Carter (Martinsville), 69-68--137

David Stanford (Vienna), 69-68--137

Justin Young (Salem), 68-69--137

Ross Funderburke (Roanoke), 71-67--138

Carter Morgan (Tappahannock), 68-70--138

Tyler Gulliksen (Dunn Loring), 69-70--139

Mike Muehr (McLean), 68-71--139

Isaac Simmons (Huddleston), 70-69--139

Jimmy Taylor (Alexandria), 70-69--139

Frank Alafoginis (Sterling), 71-69--140

Mikey Moyers (Stanardsville), 70-70--140

Brian Agee (Leesburg), 70-71--141

Evan Beck (Virginia Beach), 70-71--141

Matthew Cocorikis (Alexandria), 70-71--141

Ben Cooper (Richmond), 71-70--141

Bryce Corbett (Gainesville), 70-71--141

Jordan Utley (Midlothian), 71-70--141

Vince Wheeler (Roanoke), 70-71--141

Ryan Bishop (Midlothian), 71-71--142

Andrew Kennedy (Richmond), 71-71--142

Chris Lane (Great Falls), 72-70--142

Drew Brockwell (Chesterfield), 73-70--143

Dustin Groves (Charlottesville), 68-75--143

Connor Johnson (Richmond), 69-74--143

Charlie Kennedy (Richmond), 71-72--143

Ryan Patrick (Reston), 70-73--143

Alex Price (Purcellville), 73-70--143

Zack Russell (Charlottesville), 71-72--143

Parker See (Staunton), 73-70—143

Failed to advance

Harold Dill (Ashburn), 73-70--143

Sean Dougherty (Richmond), 71-73--144

Todd Eckstein (Christiansburg), 75-69--144

Lee Fisher (Lynchburg), 70-74--144

Jeffrey Long (Ashburn), 71-73--144

Cameron Moore (Glen Allen), 67-77--144

Suneil Peruvemba (McLean), 74-70--144

Christopher Zhang (Blacksburg), 75-69--144

Christopher McCartin (Falls Church), 74-71--145

Tim Pemberton (Williamsburg), 71-74--145

Mehrbaan Singh (Ashburn), 73-72--145

Matt Sughrue (Arlington), 68-77--145

Peter Gasperini (South Boston), 71-75--146

Matthew Monastero (Leesburg), 75-71--146

Jason Pool (Dunn Loring), 73-73--146

Ben Keefer (Glen Allen), 72-75--147

Jimmie Massie (Lynchburg), 72-75--147

Chase Nevins (Great Falls), 72-75--147

Rylan Shim (Centreville), 74-73--147

Nicholas Taliaferro (Midlothian), 72-75--147

Jacob Laughlin (Harrisonburg), 71-77--148

Mason McCoy (Virginia Beach), 74-74--148

Grant Miller (Richmond), 75-73--148

Hayden Miller (Leesburg), 71-77--148

Eli Thrasher (McLean), 74-74--148

Cam Barackman (Virginia Beach), 74-75--149

Preston Burton (Charlottesville), 75-74--149

Cullen Campbell (Virginia Beach), 76-73--149

Nathan Chuwait (Herndon), 77-72--149

Matthew Feinstein (McLean), 76-73--149

Ben Ramsey (Bluefield), 71-78--149

Scott Shingler (Haymarket), 74-75--149

Zachary Valdes (Chesterfield), 76-73--149

Kyle Bailey (Charlottesville), 77-73--150

Sebastien Bonte (Arlington), 75-75--150

Bryce Johnson (Oakton), 73-77--150

Alston Newsom (Chesapeake), 75-75--150

Nick Hogan (Henrico), 79-72--151

Brian Polinchock (Moseley), 72-79--151

Buck Brittain (Tazewell), 75-77--152

Reeve Felner (Vienna), 74-78--152

Ryan Hammer (Round Hill), 73-79--152

Adam Houck (Richmond), 75-77--152

Trey Marrion (Chesapeake), 74-78--152

Ted Dougherty (Mechanicsville), 76-77--153

Garrett Kuhla (Henrico), 75-78--153

Trey Treadwell (Haymarket), 72-81--153

Jimmy Delp (Alexandria), 75-79--154

Patrick Galleher (Midlothian), 79-75--154

Jeffrey Klatt (Manassas), 75-79--154

Colin Caporal (Gainesville), 80-76--156

Clark Xander Goboy (Chesapeake), 80-76--156

Angus Ricks (Arlington), 80-76--156

Steven Slocum (Springfield), 80-76--156

Kenny Gardner (Round Hill), 76-82--158

Andrew Withers (Roanoke), 79-80--159

Somsak Chivavibul (Potomac Falls), 81-79--160

Greg Pappas (Fairfax), 77-83--160

Jason Ennis (Stephenson), 86-81—167

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