Friday, June 19, 2009
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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).