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Highlands Ranch, Rock Canyon golfers round out top three in 5A State Girls Golf Tournament

 

GOLDEN - Following a close competition, golfers representing two Douglas County Schools were the runner-up and third-place finisher in the 5A Girls Golf Championship.

It came down to a crucial final shot, but Grandview's Amy Chitkoksoong was able to edge out Highlands Ranch High School's Jenna Chun and Rock Canyon's Amelia Lee to win the state championship.

Below are the highlights from the tournament held at the Rolling Hills Golf Course in Golden.

2017 5A Girls Golf State Championship
DCSD Participants

Individual Results
2 - Jenna Chun, Highlands Ranch 
3 - Amelia Lee, Rock Canyon
14 - Alexis Chan - Rock Canyon
18 - Brandy McLain - Rock Canyon

Team Results
2 - Rock Canyon 
6 - Highlands Ranch
12 - Legend
13 - ThunderRidge

READ MORE: CHSAA Now's coverage of the 5A Girls Golf Championship

May 26, 2017 | By rmbarber | Category: Athletics and Activities

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