Adding Miller to the team this year was the boost the Knights needed to succeed.
“The older players, the juniors and seniors, were so welcoming with her to come in and play the number one spot several times this year,” Cole said.
The two individual qualifiers were determined in a playoff after three players shot 79. Botkins senior Lydia Dietz won the playoff to earn medalist honors. Southeastern senior Hope Manning finished second in the playoff to also qualify for state. Fenwick sophomore Sophie Rush lost in the playoff and didn’t qualify.
Seven Hills and Fenwick each totaled 377 to tie for second. Seven Hills will join Alter at state as the second qualifier, winning the tiebreaker with a better fifth score than Fenwick. Fort Loramie placed fifth and Southeastern was sixth.