Golf finals: Sarah White, East Kentwood win Division 1
Sarah White fired 73s both Friday and Saturday to lead the Division 1 individuals and her team, East Kentwood, to the high school girls state golf championship at Bedford Valley in Battle Creek.
Mackenzie Keenoy tied for ninth at 85-75-160 to help East Kentwood run away with the championship at 324-319-643, good for a 22-shot advantage over runner-up Lake Orion (665). Dearborn was third at 671, Novi fourth (675) and Davison fifth (682).
Jaclyn Fanola of Monroe (76-71-147), Elayna Bowser of Dearborn (76-72-148), Rochester Hills Stoney Creek’s Lauren Ingle (72-76-148) and Veronica Haque of Rochester (74-81-155) rounded out the top five.
Birmingham Seaholm put three golfers in the top 10 en route to an overwhelming win in Division 2, scoring 331-329-660 for a 37-stroke victory over runner-up South Lyon (346-351-697) at Forest Akers West in East Lansing.
Seaholm’s Jamie Green fired a final-round 72 to win medalist honors at 151, Allegra Cunningham was next at 76-81-157 and teammate Jordan Michalak tied for seventh (84-83-167).
Carolyn Harding of South Lyon was third (79-80-159), Stephanie Carras of Midland Dow was fourth (87-75-162) and fifth place went to Evon Shay of Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central (83-81-164).
Third place in the team standings went to St. Joseph (354-353-707), followed by Okemos (360-361-721) and Midland Dow (358-365-722).
On the strength of second- and fourth-place finishes by Anna Kramer (78-75-153) and Ginnie Olszewski (83-79-162), Spring Lake (338-321-659) captured the Division 3 team title at Forest Akers East over runner-up Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood (332-345-677).
Detroit Country Day (363-340-703) was third, followed by Grosse Ile (351-353-704) and Warren Regina (355-363-718).
Cordelia Chan of Cranbrook-Kingswood took medalist honors with a 75-75-150. Lake Odessa Lakewood’s Emily Barker was third (79-81-160) and Olivia Reed of Carleton Airport, Kendall Graves of Warren Regina and Ada Forest Hills Eastern’s Henna Singh tied for fourth (162).
Kalamazoo Hackett put together a strong team effort to win the Division 4 title at The Meadows in Allendale, scoring 349-341-690 to runner-up Harbor Spring’s 371-352-723.
Macomb Lutheran North finished third (374-354-728), followed by Grand Rapids West Catholic (362-379-741) and Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian (383-367-750).
The top five individuals were: Nichole Cox of Maple City Glen Lake (83-76-159), Bria Colosky of Farwell (83-77-160), Harbor Spring’s Abbey Detmar (90-75-165), Frankenmuth’s Shayna Schneider (88-78-166) and Molly Antor of NorthPointe Christian (85-82-167).