Chelsea Dantonio (Lancaster) fell just short of state champion status as she finished second in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships, which concluded on Sunday.
Dantonio shot a 74 in the opening round Saturday, putting her 2 over par on SUNY Delhi’s par 72 course. The round put her in a tie for first place heading into Sunday’s round.
She shot a 75 on Sunday, but fell victim to a 3-under 69 round by eighth-grader Lindsay May of Section III Auburn.
Sarah Godfrey of Depew was the next-highest Section VI finisher with a 12-over performance to finish ninth overall.
Sarah Notaro and Emily Connors of Sacred Heart Academy finished tied for 12th overall at 15 over.
Marissa Del Monaco (Southwestern) tumbled from third place after Saturday’s round to a 16th-place tie after shooting a 13-over 85 on Sunday.
Other Section VI participants included Alexis Kim (Clarence, 39th place), Jenna Stogsdill (Williamsville North, 49th place), Leigh Yartz (Southwestern, 58th place), Helen Busch (Amherst, 68th place), Kirstie Hanson (Jamestown, 71st place) and Samantha Stanford (Williamsville North, 77th place).