RICHFIELD — The Rich High School Rebels racked up several new personal peaks as they repeated as the 1A girls’ golf champs at Cove View Golf Course in Richfield Wednesday.
Rich’s girls tallied a 378, beating the second-place Milford team by 40 strokes.
The tough games carded by the Rebels resulted in two sophomore teammates facing off in a sudden-death playoff to determine the individual medalist.
Zoe Dean and Mckina Stacey both finished the tournament with 91s.
During the sudden death hole, Stacey’s first shot went off to the right side of the fairway, while Dean’s zipped right down the alley.
Dean was able to capitalize on the drive, getting on the green with her next shot.
When it was all over, Dean was able to finish the whole with a four, while Stacey putted it in with a five.
“These girls worked really hard every day and are very unselfish,” said Rich coach Cody Lundgren. “It’s hard as a coach to watch them have to play against each other like that, but I’m happy for both of them. They both worked to get in that spot.”
“That was the scariest thing I’ve ever done in my entire life,” Dean said of the sudden death round. “I think …read more
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