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    Congratulations, Maddie! What a win. Very exciting! Mrs. Fleming (your neighbor)

Maddie Silverman Wins DWGA Junior Girls' Championship

Excerpt from The News Journal article
Delaware Women's Golf Association Junior Championships
At Newark Country Club on June 29-30, 2011

On the girl's side, Maddie Silverman carded a round of 79 to best the seven-player field.

"I felt great," she said. "I mostly just kept the ball on the fairway and I putted really well."

Silverman had entered the second day tied with Emma Sills after both shot a 78 on Wednesday. Sills shot an 84 on Thursday.
Silverman credited an improvement in her putting game for giving her the win.

"[Wednesday] my irons were a little better," she said. "But I picked it up on the putter today. My scores were consistent."

Final results (two rounds)

Maddie Silverman 78-79-157; Emma Sills 78 84-162; Annika Vandayar 86-82-168; Taylor Lewis 89-85-174; Samantha Leite 89-90-179; Kara Walton 94-99-193; Danielle Poliseno 114-DNS
Written by TIM MASTRO
Reprinted with permission from The News Journal