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Team: Glenwood Springs golfYear in School: SophomoreNotes: After shooting an 88 to take fourth in Tuesday’s Western Slope Regional Tournament at Rifle Creek Golf Course, Stripp earned a trip to the Class 4A State Golf Tournament May 21-22 in Windsor. It will be her first year playing in the tournament and she will be joined by teammate Maggee Becker, who placed ninth with a 96.How did you feel out on the course on Tuesday? I played a lot better than I thought I was going to. My putting was a little off, but I hit the ball great.What’s your best score ? 87.How was this year playing golf for Glenwood? It was a big improvement. We have a really good team this year. It is fun.How long have you been playing golf? Six years.What got you into it? My dad. He loves to golf.Where do you play? We usually play at Lakota (Canyon in New Castle).Where is your favorite place to play around here? I love it here (at Rifle Creek). It has got to be one of my favorite courses. The front kills me, but I always do really good on the back.Do you watch golf on TV? Occasionally.Who is your favorite golfer? I would have to say Vijay (Singh).Do you have a favorite golf movie? No.What do you do besides golf? I run cross country, that’s about it. What do you want to do after high school? I am thinking about going into business management. Do you know what school you want to go to? I have no idea, where ever I get accepted. Hopefully I’ll go on a golf scholarship.Sports Spotlight is a bi-weekly feature of the Post Independent. Have an idea for a good Sports Spotlight subject? E-mail or call 384-9125.

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