Gregston, Justiz, Reid, Hartman earn state championships
JJ Gregston of Duncan shot rounds of 69-71 to win the Class 5A state championship Thursday at Dornick Hills Country Club in Ardmore. She finished nine shots ahead of defending champion Natalie Blonien of Altus (71-78).
Peyton Coburn of Bishop Kelley was third at 154 and Kamryn Zuniga of Carl Albert fourth at 159.
Carl Albert won its first state championship with a team score of 654, six shots clear of Duncan. Bishop Kelley was third and Durant finished fourth.
Abbie Justiz of Bishop McGuinness edged sister Allie Justiz by a single shot to win the Class 4A state championship at Prairie West Golf Course in Weatherford Thursday. The team race, however, went to Ada by two shots over McGuinness.
Abbie shot rounds of 75-76 for a 151 total while Allie shot 75-77 for 152. Ada golfers Beans Factor (76-77) and London (75-78) tied for third at 153
Meredith Reid of Kingston improved from an opening 83 to a closing 73 to win the Class 3A Championship by three shots over Megan Kalapura of Holland Hall (79-80) and Elle Standlee of Prague (78-81) Thursday at Lake Murray Golf Course near Ardmore.
Marlow improved by 13 shots to win the team title over Christian Heritage, 721 to 735. Gabby Hack led Marlow with a fifth-place finish at 166.
Jaci Hartman led a parade of her teammates to the podium, shooting rounds of 69-71 to win the Class 2A girls title as Turner won the team title by 153 shots over second-place Tishomingo Thursday at Falconhead Resort & Country Club.
Josey Cavitt of Turner was second, three shots back at 143 after rounds of 71-72. Turner’s Braylee Foster took third at 159 and Hope Hill was fourth at 162. The rest of the field was led by Evelyn Sturgill of Moorland at 165.