High School Sports

Stuart Cramer’s Ellie Portman wins NC 1A/2A Western Regional golf title

Stuart Cramer’s Ellie Portman won the N.C. 1A/2A Western girls regional championship Monday at Maggie Valley Resort in Maggie Valley, N.C., Monday.

Porter topped a field of 52 players from 23 teams. Thomas Jefferson’s Mary Robinson, a freshman, was runner-up in the tournament which sent 26 players to the 1A/2A state finals next week in Pinehurst.

Portman, a senior who finished second at last year’s state championship, shot a 4-over 76 to win. Robinson was three strokes back at 79. Community School of Davidson junior Alexis Jarrell was third at 80.