Douglas High junior Koko Terada rebounded from a tough round the day before to shoot a career-best 71 on Wednesday at Rosewood Lakes Golf Course to earn a share of second-place at the Northern Division I Region Girls Golf Championship.
Terada, who opened with an 83 on Tuesday, shot 1-under par 71 over the 5,232-yard, par-72 layout and finished with a two-day total of 154 to tie Trae Jones of Spanish Springs for second-place.
The top two teams and five individuals from non-qualifying teams qualified for the NIAA Division I state tournament next week in Las Vegas. This is the third straight year Terada has qualified.
Douglas finished seventh as a team with a 782 total. The Tigers opened with a 396 and came back with an improved 386 on Wednesday.
Spanish Springs successfully defended its region team title with a 630 total. Bishop Manogue improved its score by 19 shots on Wednesday to vault into second-place with a 673.
Note: The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association’s regional tournament was presented by Les Schwab Tire Centers of Northern Nevada. … In addition to Terada, the four other individual state qualifiers were Stacy Ludwig of Wooster (155), Alice Duan (160) and Michelle Duan (161) of McQueen (160), and Kirstin Overmyer of Reno (165).