Down two strokes to Fife High junior Kendall Gray with seven holes to play and a state title hanging in the balance, Steilacoom High’s Cherokee Kim took a deep breath, telling herself to focus on the little things.
It worked. And the result was Kim shooting 1-under through the final seven holes to claim her second straight, Class 2A girls state championship at the Classic Golf Club on Wednesday.
After shooting a 77 in the opening round, Kim finished with a 79 for a winning score of 156 strokes over two-day tournament.
And for the second straight year, Kim fended …