The Kingston resident, who is a four-ball partner of Brockton’s Matt Parziale, will face Patrick Frodigh in a bid to win the same title that Parziale did a year ago.

BOSTON – They have been a successful four-ball team during the past four years, pairing up to win several golf championships.

Matt Parziale of Brockton and Herbie Aikens of Kingston took the International Four-Ball title in West Palm Beach, Fla., last February and earned Massachusetts Four-Ball crowns in 2016 and 2017.

Now, Aikens is hoping to following in Parziale’s footsteps by succeeding him as the Massachusetts Amateur champion.

One year after Parziale won his first Mass. Amateur title at Charles River Country Club, his four-ball partner, Aikens, reached the final round of the 2018 event at George Wright Golf Course with a pair of victories on Thursday.

On the same day that Thorny Lea Golf Club member Parziale had his bid for a second straight Mass. Amateur championship stopped by Patrick Frodigh of the Dedham Country and Polo Club, Aikens earned a spot in Friday’s 36-hole title match against Frodigh.

“That would be special,’’ said Kingston resident Aikens of joining Parziale as a Mass. Amateur champion. “It would be really neat to share the trophy with him. It’d be fun, really cool.’’

The 36-year-old Aikens, a 2000 graduate of Silver Lake Regional High, advanced with a 1-up victory over Tommy Parker of Thorny Lea in the morning and then rallied past Andrew O’Leary of Pawtucket Country Club by the same score in the afternoon.

Aikens had never made it to the quarterfinal round before this year, but he has put together four straight victories to reach the final.

“I kept getting stuck in the round of 16,’’ said Aikens. “I think I made it to the round of 16 three times and that seemed to be it. So to break through was really exciting.’’

Aikens began playing with Parziale in four-ball tournaments after Parziale regained his amateur status in 2013 following a pro career, and the Old Sandwich Golf Club member credits his partner for improving his game.

“It’s been great,’’ said Aikens. “You talk about someone that’s helped my game, Matt’s been unbelievable. As much fun as I’ve had watching him -- not playing golf but enjoying someone else playing -- he’s the same kind of guy who’s helped my game.

“We’ve walked down fairways and he’s helped me with the mental aspect, so he’s a great friend. It’s been fun watching his success.’’

While Aikens likes where his game is heading into the Mass. Amateur final, he recalls going through a solid stretch seven years ago.

“I had one year back in 2011 where I made three straight USGA events and made the round of 16 at the U.S. Public Links,’’ he said. “That was a really good year for me. I stayed pretty steady all that year. I’ve had some decent years. But this one feels a little different.

“I’m feeling good and I’m going to keep working hard and looking forward to tomorrow and the rest of the season.’’

Against Parker, Aikens made eight pars and a birdie over the first nine but led by only one hole. He then fell behind by a hole with six to go, and the lead changed hands three times before Aikens won the match with a par on 18.

In the second match of the day against the Notre Dame-bound O’Leary, Aikens was down by three after nine hole as his opponent shot a 2-under 33. But Aikens rallied and took his first lead on the par-4 16th hole, then clinched the win with a two-putt on the 18th hole.

“I made a couple mistakes and he was playing really well,’’ said Aikens. “I was just saying either he’s going to just keep playing really well and win and that’s OK or I’m going to start playing well and make some birdies and put some pressure on and see what happens.

“I made a couple of birdies when I needed to and that was the difference. I needed to stay calm. I didn’t panic. If you lose, you lose.’’

Now it’s on to the final for Aikens, who has confidence in his game.

“This has been a good year,’’ he said. “I’ve been practicing a lot more. I’ve been working on the short game and it’s starting to pay off obviously. It’s been big for me. I’ve been struggling with that.

“I’ve always been a pretty good ball striker but the short game kind of held me back. I committed my time to chipping and putting and it’s made the game a little bit more fun.’’