In last year’s tournament, Ingomar’s Molly Hale led the Class I competition by five strokes after the first day.
However, she lost to St. Patrick’s Jessica Parker by one stroke on the final 18 holes at Patrick Farms in Brandon.
Hale, a freshman, returns to make another run at the championship, as does Parker.
The other Northeast Mississippi qualifiers in Class I competition are:
Kossuth: Amanda Essary, Raven McCalla, Bradi Reader.
West Union: Allie Newby, Bailey Bates, Mallory Newby.
The area qualifiers in Class II competition are:
Tupelo: Kathleen Reynolds, Mallory Lesley, Smith Ann Chiles.
Itawamba AHS: Carlee Nanney.
New Albany: Summer Sanderson. Lauren Dunlap, Lenzi Sanderson.