1A/2A Championship: Clinton’s Wooten and West Davidson capture 2016 titles at Foxfire
OCT 25, 2016
FOXFIRE VILLAGE, N.C. – Clinton’s Amy Wooten used a 1-over par second round to secure her name at the top of the leaderboard at even-par in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s 2016 1A/2A State Championship at Foxfire Resort’s Grey Fox Course. She is the first individual state champion from Clinton in the 36-year history of the Women’s Golf Championship.
West Davidson ran away with the team competition, as the Dragons blew away the field thanks to Rachel Mast’s third place finish and Olivia Sharpe’s pair of sub-90 rounds. Mast shot 14-over par, 158 for the tournament, including a 4-over par 76 on day one. Sharpe finished the tournament 26-over par, with a 10-over 82 on day two of the event. The Dragons were the only team to have two players both under 90 in each round.
3A Women’s Golf Recap: Chapel Hill’s Kim and Rockingham County go back-to-back
OCT 25, 2016
SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – Gina Kim cruised to her second straight 3A Women’s Golf individual championship at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association State Championships at Longleaf Golf and Country Club. Her 3-under par, 141 score was nine shots better than her nearest competitor.
Rockingham County secured their second straight team championship behind Hailey Joy’s 7-over par 151 two day total. She shot even-par on day two of the tournament and finished in fourth overall. Olivia John added a 21-over par 165 behind a day one total of 80 and a day two round of 85.
4A Women’s Golf Recap: Athens Drive’s Chang wins back-to-back titles, Pinecrest holds off Gibbons for team crown
PINEHURST, N.C. – Jenny Chang fought off a valiant effort by Charlotte Catholic’s Keri Kenkel to dethrone the reigning 4A women’s golf champion at the 2016 North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A Women’s Golf State Championships at Pinehurst No. 5. The day one leader by a single shot, Chang, carded a pair of identical 1-under par 71’s on her way to a 2-under, 142 tournament finish.
Pinecrest held on to capture their third team championship in the sport and their first since 2001. The Patriots held a nine-shot advantage over Cardinal Gibbons heading into the final round of the tournament.