Jul. 16—CONWAY — For the second year in a row, Ryan Kohler of Hooper Golf Course fell in the quarterfinal of the New Hampshire Golf Association State Amateur Championship to James Pleat, this year by 5 and 4.
Pleat, the defending State-Am champion, advanced to the semifinal round where he defeated Jim Cilley, 3 & 1, to earn a spot in the championship round once again.
Pleat will play Brandon Gillis Saturday for the championship. Tee time is scheduled for 7 a.m. at North Conway Country Club.