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Currituck's Twiford, First Flight's Schuster named to all-state girls' golf teams

Coinjock resident played in multiple junior events in 2018

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Currituck's Bailee Twiford was named a Carolinas Golf Association all-state second team performer.

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From staff reports

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

SOUTHERN PINES — Coinjock resident Bailee Twiford was named to the 2018 North Carolina Girls' Golf All-State second team by the Tarheel Youth Golf Association and the Carolinas Golf Association Sunday.

Twiford, who attends Currituck County High School, was one of 30 junior girls golfers that were named to an all-state team.

Twiford was one of 10 golfers that earned a spot on the second team.

During the past year, Twiford played in multiple events on the CGA's circuit.

In July, Twiford advanced to the consolation semifinal round of the 21st Carolinas Women's Match Play at Raleigh's North Ridge Country Club.

She also competed at the 22nd N.C. Junior Girls' Championship, the 62nd Carolinas Junior Girls' Championship, the 92nd Carolinas Women's Amateur Championship in Greenville, South Carolina and the 13th Vicki DiSantis Girls' Championship in Charlotte.

Twiford, a senior, concluded her high school golf career at Currituck this past fall by winning the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 1A/2A East Regional on Oct. 15 and finished third at the NCHSAA state championship tournament Oct. 23.

Twiford was also a member of the 2017 Currituck girls' golf team that won the NCHSAA 1A/2A state championship.

Katherine Schuster of Kill Devil Hills was named to the all-state first team.

Schuster was one of 10 female golfers selected to the first team.

She earned the first-team all-state honor for the second consecutive year.

During the past year, Schuster, who attends First Flight High School, won the Hope Valley Junior Invitational in Durham Aug. 16, finished tied for third place at the the 62nd Carolinas Junior Girls' Championship, qualified to the U.S. Open junior sectional in June, finished third at the 92nd Carolinas Women's Amateur Championship and was second at the 13th Vicki DiSantis Girls' Championship in May.

Schuster, a sophomore, won the NCHSAA 1A/2A state championship tournament for the second consecutive year Oct. 23.

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