Oct. 25—COLLEGE PARK — Minh Le, a regular at the University of Maryland Golf Course, showcased his skills in the Class 3A/4A individual boys competition. Le, a member of the Urbana Hawks, tied for fourth place with his teammate Rylan Bravin. Both players carded a 148, contributing to the Hawks’ third-place finish as a team. Despite not winning the state title, Le expressed satisfaction with his performance and proudly accepted his medal.
Le’s consistency on the golf course is his greatest strength, according to Urbana coach Joe Cook. Le’s steady play has inspired his teammates over the years, including Bravin, who tied with Le in this competition. Bravin showcased improvement in his short game and putting, shooting a 71 for the day and finishing in the top five.
Both Le and Bravin commended their teammates for their contributions to Urbana’s success. The team also included seniors Christian Plesh and Mason Jenkins. With their high finishes and the addition of freshman Claire Son, the Hawks are poised to continue their success in the future.
Coach Cook acknowledged the effort and dedication of the team, which led to their third-place finish in the tournament. He expressed pride in their accomplishments and emphasized that third place is a commendable achievement.
In other results from the state tournament, several players from different schools showcased their skills. Owen Newberry from Crofton claimed the boys’ title in a one-hole playoff, while Helen Yeung from River Hill earned her third consecutive girls’ state title. Noah Wallace from North East and Olivia Cong from Poolesville also secured their third straight titles in their respective divisions. River Hill and South Carroll were crowned the team champions in their respective divisions.
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