MI’s Morelli takes second at state golf championships

Hoang finishes tied for fifth place.

Mercer Island High School (MIHS) senior golfer Lucia Morelli took second at the girls 3A state championships on May 21-22 at Eagles Pride Golf Course in DuPont. She shot a 75-73-148.

The Islanders tied for fourth with Gig Harbor in the team standings.

Rounding out the MIHS girls squad at state were: senior Nina Baston (36th with a 96-81-177); freshman Sabria Elarefi (tied for 39th with a 95-85-180); junior Estella Roodman (60th with a 98-96-194); and junior Hannah Hsu (tied for 63rd with a 94-104-198).

On the boys’ side at 3A state, MIHS senior Elliott Hoang tied for fifth with a 74-76-150 on May 21-22 at The Golf Club at Hawks Prairie (The Links) in Lacey. Islander sophomore Alex Harwood tied for 24th with an 81-75-156.

MIHS senior Ryan Jacobson and juniors Jack Besecker and Adam Elarefi also competed at state.