Barrie finishes 14th

Vernon’s Mackenzie Barrie carded a final-round even-par 73 Friday to finish tied for 14th spot in the B.C. Golf Junior Girls Championship.

Vernon’s Mackenzie Barrie carded a final-round even-par 73 Friday to finish tied for 14th spot in the B.C. Golf Junior Girls Championship title at The Dunes at Kamloops.

Barrie, who just finished a super freshman season with the University of Wyoming Cowgirls, finished at 305 alongside Kylie Jack of West Kelowna. There was a field of 48.

Naomi Ko won the title with a 6-under 286 after four days of competitive play. The Team Canada member shot 73 Friday on the 5886-yard course.

Kathy Lim of Langley, finished two strokes back of Ko with scores of 71-71-71-75.

Rounding out the top three was Alix Kong of West Vancouver, who led through the first three days. Kong, who was celebrating her 18th birthday, recorded her highest score of the week on the final day (77) posting a 289.

Ko, Lim, and Kong  will represent B.C. at the nationals at Thornhill Golf & Country Club, July 28-Aug. 1 in Thornhill, Ont.