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30 girls have been named to the 2013 N.C. Girls’ All-State Golf Team by the Tarheel Youth Golf Association and the Carolinas Golf Association honoring those junior golfers who have had the most success in amateur and junior golf events at the local, state, regional and national levels over the past 12 months.

The girls’ first team is led by Emilia Migliaccio of Cary, the 2013 N.C. Junior Player of the Year.  Migliacco, a 14 year old high school freshman at Athens Drive High School, finished 2013 with five victories and four second place finishes.  Her biggest victory was the NCHSAA 4A high school state girls’ championship.  In July she won the NC Trusted Choice Big I Girls’ championship and advanced to the Trusted Choice Big I national junior championship where see finished in second place.  Also named to the first team are Victoria Allred of Pfafftown, Jennifer Chang of Cary, Alexis Kershaw of Winston-Salem, Gina Kim of Chapel Hill, Madison Moosa of Charlotte, Cecily Overbey of High Point, Anna Redding of Concord, Jessica Spicer of Bahama and Sarah Spicer of Bahama.

Second team:  Kate Collom of Davidson, Savannah Gowarty of Raleigh, Jessica Kittelberger of Raleigh, Grace Massengill of Hickory, Isabella Rusher of Salisbury, Siranon Shoomee of Sanford, Ashley Sloup of Southport, Gabrielle Weiss of Southern Pines, Grace Yatawara of Salisbury and Alaina Yeatts of Durham.

Third team: Catherine Ashworth of Fuquay-Varina, Rhea Bhatia of Wake Forest, Annie Collom of Davidson, Payton Culler of Hendersonville, Mary-Frances Hall of State Road, Abbey Hartsell of Hickory, Megan Munroe of Raeford, Savannah Thompson of West End, Kayla Thompson of Clarkton and Haeley Wotnosky of Wake Forest.

To be eligible, girls must have played in a minimum of five TYGA N.C. rankings in 2013.  The awards were determined by a combination of each player’s scoring differential and the total points earned in the rankings events.

These outstanding juniors will be honored at the N.C. Junior Golf Night Awards Banquet on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Pine Needles Resort in Southern Pines, NC.

About the Tarheel Youth Golf Association…

The Tarheel Youth Golf Association (TYGA), a division of the Carolinas Golf Association, a 501 (c) 3 organization, provides playing opportunities for its members, conducts educational seminars and events, acts as a junior golf informational clearinghouse, provides free USGA handicaps to junior golfers in North Carolina, recruits sponsor clubs that grant junior access to golf facilities in North Carolina, publishes monthly North Carolina junior rankings, and awards Junior Player of the Year and All-State awards to the top juniors in North Carolina.  Membership is open to any boy or girl who are legal residents of N.C; are 18 years of age and under; and who have not started college.

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140 Ridge Road, Southern Pines, NC 28387
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