Freshman Karlie VanDuinen leads R-P to second straight regional golf title

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The Reeths-Puffer girls golf team won its second consecutive regional title Wednesday.

The Rockets finished at 310 as a team and topped Forest Hills Central by seven strokes at Thornapple Pointe Golf Course in Grand Rapids to win the Division 2, District 8 crown.

Freshman Karlie VanDuinen took first overall with a two-under-par 70. Karina VanDuinen finished third overall with a 75, Avery Howard took fifth at an even 80 strokes and Abby Fansler shot 85 to finish ninth.

Mona Shores took fifth at the event with a team score of 365, 16 strokes behind third place and a berth in the state championship meet.

Logan Potts qualified as an individual by shooting an 87, good for 11th overall. Chloe Knowlton (89), Taylor Keesen (93) and Morgan Rahlston (96) rounded out the Sailors’ top four.

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