Crown Isle golfer Abigail Rigsby finished in a two-way tie for sixth place at the 2012 B.C. Bantam Girls Golf Championships at Mertitt Golf and Country Club this week (Aug. 27-28).
She shot identical rounds of 76-76 to finish at eight-over 152. Rigsby, 13, was tied for third place after Monday’s first round at the 5,282-yard, part 72 course.
Rigsby was the top Vancouver Islander (of three) in the 15-player field.
Katherine Chan of Richmond roared to a five-under 67 on Tuesday to finish at four-under 140 and take top spot at the tourney.
The bantam girls championship (held in conjunction with the bantam boys championship) is contested annually for players aged 13 and younger as of the last day of the competition. Past winners include Adam Svensson, Eugene Wong, Sue Kim and Anica Yoo.
Rigsby won the recent Crown Isle Ladies Club Championship with a 153 (76-77). Mark Valliere, 17, won the Men’s Club title with a 135 score – his second-round 64 tied the course competitive record.