Defending 4A state girls golf champion Jade Gruher of Union had a tough second round at Spokane and placed fourth at the 4A girls state tournament at Qualchan Golf Course.
Gruher entered the final round with a three-shot lead after a 6-under-par 66, but posted a 76 on the final day for a 142 total to finish one shot behind a trio of leaders at 141.
Amber Li of Newport won on the third playoff hole to take the title.
Camas’ Jacinda Lee finished in the top 10 with a 144 for sixth, and teammate Jasmine Chen was tied for 13th at 153 as the Papermakers finished third in the team standings behind champion Newport and second-place Issaquah.
At the 4A boys tournament at Indian Canyon in Spokane, Camas’ Eli Huntington started the day tied for third and finished there with a 2-under 140 total.
Ryan Takeshita of Sumner won the title with a 137.
Camas finished sixth in the team standings.
Mountain View’s Spencer Moody dropped from fourth to a tie for seventh at the 3A boys tournament at Indian Summer in Olympia. He shot a 77 for a 149 total. Baylor Larrabee of Ferndale took the title with a 142.
The Thunder’s Grady Millar finished 11th with a 150 as Mountain View claimed second place as a team behind Mead.
Woodland’s Dane Huddleston was the highest placer among area players at 2A boys event at Liberty Lake Golf Course. He finished in a tie for 11th.
Jack Kendrick of Columbia River tied for 12th, and the Rapids placed second as a team behind Burlington-Edison.
Seton Catholic’s Jacob Parker tied for fifth at the 1A event at Riverside Golf Club in Chehalis after finishing with a 152 total. He improved four strokes from the first round, posting a 2-over 74.