Tuesday’s 2A Girls Golf: Locals Make First Round Cut
By The Chronicle
Five area golfers made the cut after the first round of the 2A District 4 Girls Golf tournament at Riverside Golf Course in Chehalis on Tuesday.
W.F. West had four players qualify for day two, with Kate Balmelli leading the way shooting a 97. Carly Noble was close behind with a 100, Delanie Calkins shot a 106 and Abbey Link fired a 118 to earn a spot in day two.
Rochester’s Mati Ashton also made the cut, shooting a 110.
Washougal’s Kallie Sakamoto leads the tournament, shooting a 79 on day one. Black Hills’ Mckenna Canty is in second place with an 85 and teammate Elle Hirotaka is in third place with a 94 in the first round.
There were a few local golfers competing that didn’t make the second day, including W.F. West’s Haley Simmons with a 128 and Whitnee Herr shooting a 142.
Rochester’s Allison Beagley just missed the cut, firing a 124 and Nicole Fry was also close, shooting a 126.
Centralia’s Lydia Anderson and Natalie Elwanger each shot a 130 and Lacey Duffy fired a 157.
All five area golfers will be a part of the second day of districts, with tee times scheduled for 9:30 a.m. at Riverside.
2A District 4 Girls Golf Tournament
At Riverside Golf Course
Day One (Cut: 123)
W.F. West — Carly Noble 100, Delanie Calkins 106, Kate Balmelli 97, Haley Simmons 128, Abbey Link 118, Whitnee Herr 142
Rochester — Mati Ashton 110, Allison Beagley 124, Nicole Fry 126
Centralia — Lydia Anderson 130, Lacey Duffy 157, Natalie Elwanger 130