Nottingham, a senior golfer at Clemson, shot a 2-under 286 for the four-round tournament. The two-time Tennessee Junior Amateur champion finished one stroke behind winner Nolan Ray of Brentwood after a final round 1-under 71.
Up by two shots at the start of the day, Ray extended his lead to five before holding off Nottingham, Tanner Owens of Milton and Luke Zieman of Nashville. Owens and Zieman each finished two shots off the pace.
East Tennessee State junior Jack Rhea, a product of Science Hill, closed in an eighth-place tie with Michael Feher at 3-over 292.