Elgin Academy’s Neha Karna, who lives in Crystal Lake, fired an 81 Monday at the Class 1A Freeport Aquin Sectional to tie for third place and qualify for this weekend's state tournament.
Johnsburg’s Ellie Johnson was sixth with an 86, and Richmond-Burton's Lauryn Davis shot 87 for seventh to qualify.
St. Francis (367), Chicago Latin (372) and Providence (376) were the qualifying teams. Johnsburg was fourth at 391.
Karna tied for 32nd at state last year. She tied with Rochelle’s Megan Thiravong for third place on Monday.
The Class 1A state tournament will be held Friday and Saturday at Red Tail Run in Decatur.