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State golf/tennis roundup | USA Today High School Sports

The final day of the fall golf and tennis seasons culminated Saturday at various locations around the state.

As always, the Blue Water Area was well represented.

At the Division 1 state finals in Midland, Chris Adams of Port Huron Northern was the final local player alive. He bowed out in the state semifinal round at No. 2 singles, but his performance helped the Huskies finish ninth overall in the state with eight points.

Adams fell to Andrew Abela of Brother Rice, 6-4, 6-1.

“Our entire team played terrific at states this year,” Northern coach Char Sweeney said. “It can be very intimidating and the boys handled it well.”

At the Division 3 state tennis finals in Holland, St. Clair High School finished tied for seventh place overall with nine points.

In golf, the Blue Water Area was well represented at the Division 3 event at Forest Akers West at Michigan State University.

Kara Likins of St. Clair shot a 97 for a two day total of 187 and Gabriella Locke shot 97 for a two day total of 204. They each finished well short of all-state, top 10 honors.

Meanwhile at the Division 4 event at Forest Akers East, Kaitlyn Rittner who is from Algonac but attends Macomb Lutheran North finished 10th overall. She shot 86 Saturday for a two day total of 171.

Emma Kerr of Capac was also at the event, but finished out of the top 10 with a two day total of 187.

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