Snak leads Smithtown West to girls golf crown
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"It feels tremendous,'' coach Tom Kane said. "This team just kept improving. I've never had a team like that. This team could be the best team in Suffolk history; it's definitely the best team I've ever coached.''
Smithtown East (893) finished second and Sayville (989) took third.
Smithtown West senior Victoria Snak became the second player in school history to win the county individual championship, finishing with a two-day total of 156. Her teammate, Kaitlin Clancy, took second with 157. According to Kane, it's the first time that two players from the same school finished 1-2 in the county tournament.
"It was pretty emotional for me,'' Kane said. "It's very special for me to have two golfers finish first and second.''
Senior Emily Doveala finished eighth with 175 to also qualify for the state championship.
"We're looking forward to it, I think it's going to be a great championship,'' Kane said. "We know Garden City Maroon is a great team, but this is the best team I've ever coached, so it's going to be an interesting match.''