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Morard Comes From Behind to Win the Alabama Girls State Junior Championship

Morard goes back-to-back with a win at the Alabama Girls State Junior Championship

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Final round results of the 55th Alabama Girls State Junior Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Montgomery Country Club in Montgomery, Ala. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (5800 yards (35-35—70), 74.3/137).

The 55th Alabama Girls State Junior Championship concluded today at Montgomery Country Club.

Defending champion Michaela Morard of Huntsville came from two shots back to win the Alabama Girls State Junior Championship for the third time. Morard fired a two over par 72 in her final round for a total of 214 (+4). Morard made five birdies over the 54-holes. This win is her second championship title in as many weeks.

Seven shots back in a tie for second place were Athens’ Ally Williams and first and second round leader Caroline Waldrop of Birmingham. Williams carded a two-over par 72 in the final round while Waldrop posted an eleven-over par 81. In a scorecard playoff, Williams won the silver medal.

Lauren Thompson of Midland City won the 14/15 age division following an impressive even par 70 in the final round. Her round included three birdies.

The 12-13 age division was won by Montgomery’s Virginia Anne Holmes who finished the tournament with a +28 (238) total. She posted a third round 74 (+4).  

Round 3 Notes

16-18 Age Division

•          The field average score for round three was 81.08

•          72 (+2) was the low round of the day carded by Michaela Morard and Ally Williams

•          21 birdies posted in round three

•          Easiest hole: No. 15, 278 yard par 4, 4.24 scoring average

•          Hardest Hole: No. 1, 379 yard par 4, 5.0 scoring average

14-15 Age Division

•          The field average score for round three was 81.20

•          70 (Even) was the low round of the day carded by Lauren Thompson

•          11 birdies posted in round three

•          Easiest hole: No. 4, 160 yard par 3, 3.3 scoring average

•          Hardest Hole: No. 14, 152 yard par 3, 4.2 scoring average

12-13 Age Division

•          The field average score for round three was 86.60

•          74 (+4) was the low round of the day carded by Virginia Anne Holmes

•          6 birdies posted in round three

•          Easiest hole: No. 2, 129 yard par 3, 3.0 scoring average

•          Hardest Hole: No. 12, 455 yard par 5, 7.0 scoring average

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Visit www.alabamagolf.org for live scoring and photographs from the final round.

This championship is conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.

Round 3 Results

 

Place Competitor Score
1 Michaela Morard, Huntsville, Ala. 73-69-72--214  (+4)
T2 Caroline Waldrop, Birmingham, Ala. 71-69-81--221  (+11)
T2 Ally Williams, Athens, Ala. 72-76-73--221  (+11)
4 Lauren Gilchrist, Spanish Fort, Ala. 75-69-78--222  (+12)
5 Lauren Thompson, Midland City, Ala. 79-74-70--223  (+13)
6 Allison Howard, Newton, Ala. 73-72-80--225  (+15)
7 Mikayla Dubnik, Hartselle, Ala. 73-77-76--226  (+16)
8 Mary Mac Trammell, Birmingham, Ala. 78-78-74--230  (+20)
9 Emma Pittman, Pike Road, Ala. 81-72-79--232  (+22)
T10 Emilia Smith, Enterprise, Ala. 77-81-79--237  (+27)
T10 Sarah Utley, Hampton Cove, Ala. 81-78-78--237  (+27)
T12 Erika Allen, Berry, Ala. 78-84-76--238  (+28)
T13 Savannah Johnson, Hampton Cove, Ala. 78-80-81--239  (+29)
T13 Ashley-Sinclair Curtis, Enterprise, Ala. 86-75-78--239  (+29)
T15 Kate MacVicar, Tuscaloosa, Ala. 84-78-79--241  (+31)
T15 Karlee Allen, Berry, Ala. 81-82-78--241  (+31)
T15 Morgan Jones, Auburn, Ala. 84-77-80--241  (+31)
18 Tori Roush, Fairhope, Ala. 81-84-77--242  (+32)
19 Anna Margaret Hays, Muscle Shoals, Ala. 79-88-76--243  (+33)
T20 Caroline MacVicar, Tuscaloosa, Ala. 86-80-79--245  (+35)
T20 Grace Narrell, Union Grove, Ala. 83-76-86--245  (+35)
T20 Marilyn Steed, Birmingham, Ala. 81-83-81--245  (+35)
23 Neysa Dechachutinan, Hoover, Ala. 88-80-78--246  (+36)
24 Haley Blevins, Madison, Ala. 82-85-85--252  (+42)
25 Emily Baker, Hoover, Ala. 82-88-83--253  (+43)
T26 Hanna Dyar, Anniston, Ala. 84-89-85--258  (+48)
T26 Hannah Dees, Fairhope, Ala. 90-83-85--258  (+48)
T28 Natalie Williamson, Mobile, Ala. 84-87-88--259  (+49)
T28 Caroline Webb, Demopolis, Ala. 85-88-86--259  (+49)
30 Kayla Huckeba, Oxford, Ala. 87-87-86--260  (+50)
31 Brittany King, Mobile, Ala. 88-84-89--261  (+51)
32 Riya Key, Tuscumbia, Ala. 91-84-88--263  (+53)
33 Emma Cox, Dothan, Ala. 88-89-88--265  (+55)
34 Gentry Scott, Jemison, Ala. 93-93-92--278  (+68)
35 Macey Martin, Helena, Ala. 98-96-95--289  (+79)
36 Jinger Heath, Decatur, Ala. (NS)
     
  16-18 Age Division  
1 Michaela Morard, Huntsville, Ala. 73-69-72--214  (+4)
T2 Ally Williams, Athens, Ala. 72-76-73--221  (+11)
T2 Caroline Waldrop, Birmingham, Ala. 71-69-81--221  (+11)
4 Lauren Gilchrist, Spanish Fort, Ala. 75-69-78--222  (+12)
5 Allison Howard, Newton, Ala. 73-72-80--225  (+15)
6 Mary Mac Trammell, Birmingham, Ala. 78-78-74--230  (+20)
7 Emma Pittman, Pike Road, Ala. 81-72-79--232  (+22)
8 Sarah Utley, Hampton Cove, Ala. 81-78-78--237  (+27)
T9 Ashley-Sinclair Curtis, Enterprise, Ala. 86-75-78--239  (+29)
T9 Savannah Johnson, Hampton Cove, Ala. 78-80-81--239  (+29)
T11 Karlee Allen, Berry, Ala. 81-82-78--241  (+31)
T11 Kate MacVicar, Tuscaloosa, Ala. 84-78-79--241  (+31)
13 Tori Roush, Fairhope, Ala. 81-84-77--242  (+32)
14 Anna Margaret Hays, Muscle Shoals, Ala. 79-88-76--243  (+33)
T15 Caroline MacVicar, Tuscaloosa, Ala. 86-80-79--245  (+35)
T15 Grace Narrell, Union Grove, Ala. 83-76-86--245  (+35)
T15 Marilyn Steed, Birmingham, Ala. 81-83-81--245  (+35)
18 Emily Baker, Hoover, Ala. 82-88-83--253  (+43)
19 Hanna Dyar, Anniston, Ala. 84-89-85--258  (+48)
T20 Caroline Webb, Demopolis, Ala. 85-88-86--259  (+49)
T20 Natalie Williamson, Mobile, Ala. 84-87-88--259  (+49)
22 Kayla Huckeba, Oxford, Ala. 87-87-86--260  (+50)
23 Brittany King, Mobile, Ala. 88-84-89--261  (+51)
24 Emma Cox, Dothan, Ala. 88-89-88--265  (+55)
25 Gentry Scott, Jemison, Ala. 93-93-92--278  (+68)
     
  14-15 Age Division  
1 Lauren Thompson, Midland City, Ala. 79-74-70--223  (+13)
2 Mikayla Dubnik, Hartselle, Ala. 73-77-76--226  (+16)
3 Emilia Smith, Enterprise, Ala. 77-81-79--237  (+27)
4 Erika Allen, Berry, Ala. 78-84-76--238  (+28)
5 Morgan Jones, Auburn, Ala. 84-77-80--241  (+31)
6 Neysa Dechachutinan, Hoover, Ala. 88-80-78--246  (+36)
7 Haley Blevins, Madison, Ala. 82-85-85--252  (+42)
8 Hannah Dees, Fairhope, Ala. 90-83-85--258  (+48)
9 Riya Key, Tuscumbia, Ala. 91-84-88--263  (+53)
10 Macey Martin, Helena, Ala. 98-96-95--289  (+79)
11 Jinger Heath, Decatur, Ala. (NS)  
     
  12-13 Age Division  
1 Virginia Anne Holmes, Montgomery, Ala. 81-83-74--238  (+28)
T2 Anna Christian Beeker, Tuscaloosa , Ala. 82-83-86--251  (+41)
T2 Elle Webber, Huntsville, Ala. 80-86-85--251  (+41)
4 Polly Kate McCrackin, Hoover, Ala. 96-92-89--277  (+67)
5 Mary Charles Davis, Auburn, Ala. 108-94-99--301  (+91)
6 Ashlee Allen, Berry, Ala. (WD)