Two state champions and two runners-up headline The News & Observer’s All-Metro girls golf team.
Chapel Hill’s Gina Kim owned the N.C. High School Athletic Association’s 3A state championships with a 5-under 139 score after 36 holes. Athens Drive’s Jennifer Chang won her second 4A title.
East Carolina recruit Siranon “Muk” Shoomee, a two-time 3A champ, finished second behind Kim while Wake Forest senior Sam Bennett tied for second just two strokes behind Chang.
Cardinal Gibbons sophomores Riley Smyth and Hailey Freedman finished top-six to help the Crusaders to their second straight state title and first in 4A.
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This year’s All-Metro team was sophomore-heavy with Kim, Chang, Smyth and Freedman.
N&O All-Metro girls golf team
Gina Kim, Chapel Hill*
Won 3A with a 5-under 139.
Jennifer Chang, Athens Drive*
Won 4A with 6-over 150.
Sam Bennett, Wake Forest
Tied for second in 4A with 8-over 152.
Muk Shoomee, Lee County#
Second in 3A with 1-over 145.
Riley Smyth, Cardinal Gibbons*
Fifth in 4A with 9-over 153.
Hailey Freedman, Cardinal Gibbons
Sixth in 4A with 10-over 154.
*Two-time All-Metro pick. #Three-time All-Metro pick.