Frye wins 2018 Leachman Buick-GMC Girls State Golf championship; Martin and Geralds finish top 10

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO)-- Lexington Christian Academy junior Laney Frye came away the winner of the 2018 Leachman Buick-GMC Girls State Golf championships at Bowling Green Country Club Wednesday.

Frye finished with a two-day total of 2-over-par 146, getting the best of runner-up Grace Clark of Shelby County (149).

Frye and her LCA team also collected the team title shooting a total of 146.

"It's been an item to check off my bucket list for forever," Frye said. "To finally get this title under my belt feels really awesome."

After the heartbreak of last year where she was disqualified for signing the incorrect scorecard, South Warren sophomore Faith Martin had much more smiles this year.

Martin entered the final day with a tie for fourth and eventually placed sixth after shooting with a two-day total of 9-over-par 153.

"I was more nervous going into the tent (to sign the scorecard) than I was off one tee," Martin jokingly said. "Definitely being able to put a score up was a comeback from last year.

"It definitely could've went better but we're here, we made it to day two so I'll take that."

South Warren as a team also placed top 10, placing seventh shooting a total of 694.

Joining Martin in the top 10 was Monroe County junior Connor Geralds who finished in a four-way tie for eighth place after collecting a 12-over-par 156 over two days.

"I wasn't exactly thrilled with how I played today," Geralds said. "But I'll take making it to the second day."

Region 4 winner Abbie Lee of Glasgow took her momentum from the region tournament and carried it into her first trip to the state tournament and finished in a three-way tie for 26th place.

"I've never been to this tournament before," Lee said. "It's a great learning experience and I was very happy to make it this far."

You can find full results from the girls state golf tournament here

The boys state golf tournament begins Friday.