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WEST VALLEY CITY — Timpview girls golf entered Wednesday’s final round of the Class 5A state meet with a one-stroke lead on three-time defending champion Corner Canyon.
And it only went up from there.
Sunbin Seo shot 152 to finished in fourth place, and the Thunderbirds clinched their first-ever girls golf state title by 10 strokes over the Chargers at The Ridge Golf Club in West Valley City.
Teammate Rachel Lillywhite finished tied for sixth with a two-day 161, and Keilani Hanamaikai added an eighth-place finish at 162.
"My three little freshmen stepped up big — my whole team did," Timpview coach Jeff Ward told the Deseret News. "I'm absolutely ecstatic for my girls."
Corner Canyon star Jamie Connell won medalist honors, holding off West’s Whitney Banz after an eight-hole playoff to capture the individual title.
Alta finished third, followed by Brighton and Skyline to round out the top five.
Hayden Harris, Ellie Hair, Natasha Oldroyd, Piper Harris and Maddy Miller each finished in the top six to help Richfield roll to another Class 3A state title at Round Valley golf course in Morgan.
Hayden Harris took medalist honors with a two-day total of 154, three shots better than teammate Hair.
The Wildcats took the top six spots on the leaderboard, separated only by Grand’s Joopy Bamrungmuang, who finished tied for third with a two-day total of 161; and sixth-place Jordan Bianco of Carbon and Shayla Patton of Delta (174).
Richfield put together a team score of 632, followed by host Morgan (738), Grand (758), Providence Hall (756) and Carbon (761).
Class 5A girls golf
State meet at The Ridge
Timpview 651; Corner Canyon 661; Alta 712; Brighton 723; Skyline 736; West 745; Bountiful 753; Box Elder 781; East 800; Olympus 806.
149 — Jamie Connell, Corner Canyon; Whitney Banz, West
151 — Vanna Einerson, Bountiful
152 — Sunbin Seo, Timpview
158 — Savannah Romney, Corner Canyon
161 — Rachel LIllywhite, Timpview; Claire Whisenant, Skyline
162 — Keilani Hanamaikai, Timpview; Kyla Hoster, Brighton
169 — Kate Christensen, East
Class 3A girls golf
State meet at Round Valley
Richfield 632; Morgan 738; Grand 758; Providence Hall 756; Carbon 761; Judge Memorial 797; Union 812; Manti 846; Grantsville 821.
154 — Hayden Harris, Richfield
157 — Ellie Hair, Richfield
161 — Natasha Oldroyd, Richfield; Joopy Bamrungmuang, Grand
168 — Piper Harris, Richfield
174 — Maddy Miller, Richfield; Jordan Bianco, Carbon; Shayla Patton, Delta
175 — Lauren Tedford, Morgan; Jamie Day, Grand