Mehrbaan Singh 2021 VSGA

Mehrbaan Singh hits a shot out of a fairway bunker during the opening round of the VSGA Amateur Championship.

Mehrbaan Singh of Ashburn shot 6-under par 66 on Monday at the Country Club of Petersburg to sit one shot back of the leader at the 108th Virginia State Golf Association Amateur Championship.

Singh, a rising senior at Independence High School, produced an eagle and five birdies with just one bogey on his way to the strong opening round. He is tied for second with Teddy Zinsner.

Joey Jordan of Centreville paced the field on the first day of competition with his round of 65 on the par 72 course that spans 7,077 yards.

Following another 18 holes on Tuesday, the field will be cut to the low 32 players for match play, which begins Wednesday with two rounds of matches. Match play quarterfinals and semifinals are set for Thursday, with the 36-hole championship match scheduled for Friday.

First round

Sam Jung (Centreville), 34-31--65

Mehrbaan Singh (Ashburn), 36-30--66

Teddy Zinsner (Alexandria), 35-31--66

Peter Gasperini (South Boston), 33-34--67

Connor Johnson (Richmond), 34-34--68

Trey Marrion (Chesapeake), 36-32--68

Ryan Patrick (Reston), 35-33--68

David Stanford (Vienna), 35-33--68

Connor Burgess (Lynchburg), 33-36--69

Joey Jordan (Montpelier), 35-34--69

Greg Pappas (Fairfax), 35-34--69

Scott Shingler (Haymarket), 33-36--69

Jordan Utley (Midlothian), 34-35--69

Justin Young (Salem), 34-35--69

Evan Beck (Virginia Beach), 35-35--70

Ryan Bishop (Midlothian), 36-34--70

Drew Brockwell (Chesterfield), 36-34--70

Samir Davidov (Roanoke), 35-35--70

Keith Decker (Martinsville), 36-34--70

Patrick Gareiss (Chesapeake), 36-34--70

Dustin Groves (Charlottesville), 36-34--70

Will Harrison (Springfield), 37-33--70

Jeffrey Long (Ashburn), 34-36--70

Matthew Monastero (Leesburg), 36-34--70

Mikey Moyers (Stanardsville), 37-33--70

Alex Price (Purcellville), 36-34--70

Logan Reilly (Lovettsville), 34-36--70

Marshall Tinsley (forest), 35-35--70

Buck Brittain (Tazewell), 36-35--71

Cullen Campbell (Virginia Beach), 37-34--71

Reeve Felner (Vienna), 35-36--71

Ross Funderburke (Roanoke), 35-36--71

Garrett Kuhla (Richmond), 36-35--71

Ryan Monastero (Leesburg), 35-36--71

Jack Montague (Manakin Sabot), 33-38--71

Jimmy Taylor (Alexandria), 36-35--71

Channing Blevins (Wytheville), 37-35--72

Caleb Choe (Virginia Beach), 36-36--72

Clifford Foster (Richmond), 38-34--72

Charlie Hanson (Richmond), 39-33--72

Liam Powderly (Charlottesville), 34-38--72

Matthew Cocorikis (Alexandria), 35-38--73

Andrew Dekeuster (Centreville), 35-38--73

Hunter Duncan (Christiansburg), 35-38--73

Brady Falk (Fredericksburg), 37-36--73

Adam Hooker (Lebanon), 39-34--73

Andrew Kennedy (Richmond), 36-37--73

Garnet Manley (Lynchburg), 35-38--73

Mason McCoy (Virginia Beach), 37-36--73

Solomon Park (Martinsville), 35-38--73

Kevin Reynolds (Marshall), 38-35--73

Tim Sanders (Ashburn), 38-35--73

Meade Slonaker (Penn Laird), 39-34--73

Ryan Smith (Leesburg), 36-37--73

Nicholas Taliaferro (Midlothian), 37-36--73

Christopher Zhang (Blacksburg), 37-36--73

Kyle Bailey (Keswick), 36-38--74

Stephen Bain (Salem), 36-38--74

Benson Blevins (Wytheville), 38-36--74

Benjamin Choe (Herndon), 34-40--74

Matthew Feinstein (McLean), 36-38--74

Stosh Fry (Leesburg), 37-37--74

David Jordan (Montpelier), 37-37--74

Matthew McEwen (Portsmouth), 35-39--74

Christian Michael (Crimora), 36-38--74

Matt Paciocco (Glen Allen), 40-34--74

Samuel C. Sikes (Richmond), 40-34--74

Isaac Simmons (Huddleston), 37-37--74

Chris Slate (Emporia), 36-38--74

Thomas Vlahakis (Ashland), 40-34--74

Jack Adkins (Martinsville), 38-37--75

Frank Alafoginis (Tysons), 38-37--75

Bryce Corbett (Gainesville), 37-38--75

Andrew Crowley (Richmond), 40-35--75

R. J. Cupelli (Fairfax), 38-37--75

Connor Haskins (Fairfax), 40-35--75

Adam Houck (Richmond), 37-38--75

Yuvraj Joshi (harrisonburg), 37-38--75

Luke Libbey (Lynchburg), 39-36--75

Hayden Miller (Leesburg), 37-38--75

Cameron Moore (Glen Allen), 38-37--75

Carlo Pizzano (Alexandria), 40-35--75

Dru Richter (Midlothian), 38-37--75

Ryan Stinnett (Amherst), 37-38--75

Luke Thornton (Richmond), 38-37--75

Tom Wharton (Washington), 37-38--75

Harrison Withers (Roanoke), 38-37--75

Robb Kinder (Quinton), 40-36--76

Hunter Martin (Gloucester), 38-38--76

William Park (FAIRFAX), 39-37--76

Steve Serrao (Midlothian), 38-38--76

Clark Taylor (Richmond), 40-36--76

Scott Blankenship (Danville), 42-35--77

Adam Marshall (Appomattox), 37-40--77

Jonathan McHugh (Reston), 37-40--77

Carrter Morris (Sterling), 40-37--77

James Shin (Brambleton), 36-41--77

Jack Teuschl (Oakton), 39-38--77

Blake Carter (Martinsville), 39-39--78

Nick Fleming (Cabins), 34-44--78

Bill McClanan (Virginia Beach), 39-39--78

Tim Pemberton (Williamsburg), 38-40--78

Jonathan Rustin (Arlington), 40-38--78

Sam Zmuda (Great Falls), 38-40--78

Chris Ferrell (Warrenton), 39-40--79

Ryan Hammer (Round Hill), 40-39--79

David Passerell (Scottsville), 40-39--79

Zac Verses (Arlington), 40-39--79

Luke Bitsko (Richmond), 38-42--80

Elliot Haas (DICKERSON), 39-41--80

Ben Ramsey (Bluefield), 39-41--80

Marc Hogan (Woodberry Forest), 41-40--81

Brandon Holloway (Midlothian), 41-40--81

Kyle Howard (Gainesville), 42-39--81

Mark Ballantyne (Reston), 42-40--82

Rishi Sundaresan (South Riding), 43-39--82

Sean Brennan (Leesburg), 42-41--83

Peyton Lambert (Hartfield), 44-40--84

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