Saint Stephen’s boys and girls golf teams secured spots into the Class 1A state tournament on Nov. 7-8 at the Mission Inn and Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills with runner-up performances in Monday’s regional tournament.
Editor’s note: These are power rankings, meaning hypothetical head-to-head matchups aren’t considered. Actual head-to-head games, how the team is trending and recently performed are weighed. Considerations to keep teams where they were after a loss are based on the opposition’s strength and how close a game was.
Maria Huang (43) finished one shot better than her sister, Catherine Huang (44), as Saint Stephen’s defeated Out-of-Door Academy and Sarasota Christian in a tri match Monday at Links at Greenfield Plantation.
It took a bit longer than expected — two halves played in two nights due to a lightning postponement on Friday — but the season opener for defending independent state champion Saint Stephen’s was well worth the wait.