Sarah Bae of Athens Drive capped a stellar high school career by making a 25-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to win the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A girls’ golf championship.
The High Point University recruit has been one of the top girl golfers in the state for the past four years, but the long birdie putt clinched her first NCHSAA title after finishing second, sixth and third in the preceding three years.
Ravenscrof junior Jessica Kittleberger dominated the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association championships.
All-Metro girls golf, 2012
Catherine Ashworth, Fuquay-Varina, So.: Was 12th in NCHSAA 4A finals.
Sarah Bae, Athens Drive, Sr.: Won the NCHSAA 4A girls golf title with a birdie on second playoff hole.
Jessica Kittelberger, Ravenscroft, Jr.: Won NCISAA girls title. Brittany Smith, Middle Creek, Sr.: Placed 10th in NCHSAA 4A championships.
Meghan Symonds, Green Hope, Sr.: Finished third, three strokes back, in NCHSAA 4A.