Metz wins GSGA girls junior title

Carnesville resident Carrie Metz, who grew up in Buford, won the Georgia State Golf Association Girls Junior Championship this week by 14 strokes.

The 17-year-old shot 68, 73 and 69 to finish at a record score of 6 under par at Polo Golf and Country Club.

Suwanee's Rachel Dai, a 12-year-old, was fourth overall, shooting 79, 74 and 75. She also was second in the Championship B Flight.

Sloan Shanahan of Suwanee tied for fifth overall with rounds of 81, 76 and 73, while Buford's Judy Nam (79-78-80) tied for eighth overall. Shanahan was third in the Championship A Flight and Nam was fourth in that flight.

Lawrenceville's Lindsay Adams (77-85-77) was fifth in the Championship A division, while Lawrenceville's Lauren Court (87-88-91) was ninth in Championship B. Other locals who were top 10 in their flights were: Suwanee's Jackie Rajek, fifth in Championship C (81-90-80), Duluth's Alexandra Karr, third in Championship D (90-87-83), Suwanee's Kayley Marschke, fourth in Championship D (91-84-86), Norcross' Bailey Tardy, fifth in Championship D (89-86-87), Buford's Ashley Frier, seventh in Championship D (90-95-85) and Lawrenceville's Jordan Krahn, 10th in Championship D (106-99-106).