Udom had been hospitalized over the weekend, receiving treatment for a blood disorder called immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) characterized by a decrease in platelets in the blood. She left the hospital Sunday, and a day later became the eighth girl in state history to shoot a 67 or better at the state championships.
Udom reached the 17th tee tied for the lead. She pulled a hybrid out of her bag, looking to find the fairway on the par-5 and give herself a chance at birdie.
- By Rene Ferran for The Oregonian/OregonLive. Photos by Taylor Balkom, for The Oregonian/OregonLive.