Teammates Mckina Stacey, left, and Zoe Dean share a bitter-sweet moment after a sudden death playoff Wednesday in Richfield. Dean won the playoff to claim 1A medalist honors.
Dave Anderson
Rich High School poses with its trophy after claiming the 1A state championship in Richfield on Wednesday
Dave Anderson

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.

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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1A girls golf: Rich fends off challengers to claim state title

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