“I did watch it and it made me even more determined to make it to the finals,” she said.
She was among 80 national finalists competing Sunday who qualified through local, sub-regional and regional competitions. There were four age divisions — 7-9, 10-11, 12-13 and 14-15 — for both girls and boys.
Sompolvorachai was the top golfer for the Firebirds’ district-qualifying team. She finished runner-up in the Greater Miami Conference tournament and was a first-team, all-conference honoree.