CARMEL -- Acalanes senior Elizabeth Schultz shot an even-par 71 to finish tied for second at the California Interscholastic Federation girls golf state championships at Quail Lodge Golf Course.

Schultz, who is headed to San Jose State, had three birdies in her state-tournament debut.

"It was a nice way to end my season, or my high school career," Schultz said, adding that she is excited to be heading to San Jose next year.

Schultz finished in a five-player tie for second, four shots behind medalist Andrea Lee of Mira Costa, who had a bogey-free 67. Torrey Pines, which had a five-player score of 364, won the team title by 32 shots over runner-up Diamond Bar.

Amador Valley finished last in the six-team event with a 447. Kimberly Liu, playing in her fourth state tourney, led the Dons with an 86.

Schultz, the Dons' best-ever finisher at state, was pleased with her putting, especially the 75-footer she drained for a birdie on the par 3 fifth hole, the 14th hole of her round.

"This is crazy good, unbelievable," Acalanes coach Tim Scott said of Schultz.

Schultz settled down after a shaky start. The long hitter bogeyed her first hole, the short par 4 10th.

"I hit an OK drive, but my second shot was in the bunker," she said. "Then I hit a bad shot out of that, so I was kind of nervous on my first couple holes, but after that I kind of calmed down and found my swing and my pace and stuff."


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Schultz qualified for state as an individual by finishing second at the NorCal tourney in Ripon. She also tied for the top individual qualifier at the North Coast Section Division I Tournament of Champions in San Rafael, after winning the Diablo Foothill Athletic League title.

Dominant Torrey Pines had three players shoot 71s on Wednesday. Not one of its top six shot higher than 77.