Reedley edges Modesto to claim NorCal women's golf title

(Courtesy Reedley College Athletics)
(Courtesy Reedley College Athletics)

DINUBA - By a margin of just four strokes, Reedley College edged Modesto Junior College to win the California Community College Athletic Association Northern California regional women’s golf championship at Ridge Creek Golf Club on Tuesday.

The Tigers finished with a team score of 656 compared to 660 for second-place Modesto. Sierra College took third with a team score of 672 while San Joaquin Delta was fourth at 717.

Melanie Anderson, a sophomore from Sierra College, took medalist honors with back-to-back rounds of 78 for a two-round total of 156. Reedley freshman Monica Yu took was second, just a stroke behind Anderson, while claiming runner-up honors after winning a tiebreaker with freshman Jordan Rooker of Sierra.

The top four teams and the top six individuals not on those teams advance to the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship at the Morro Bay GolfCourse on Nov. 17-18.

Other Reedley scores were Mya Chao, sixth overall at 164, Alyssa Bendure, ninth overall at 168, Serena DiMauro at 171, Serena Garcia at 173 and McKenzie Quinn at 176, This is the second NorCal title for Tiger head coach Scott Stark.

Team Scores
1. Reedley 326-330-656
(Monica Yu 76-81-157; Serena DiMauro 85-86-171; Alyssa Bendure 84-84-168; Mya Chao 81-83-164; Serena Garcia 91-82-173; McKenzie Quinn 90-86-176)

2. Modesto 337-323–660
Samantha Smedslammer 82-77–159; Natalie Cowan 82-83-165; Preeli Singh 86-80–166; Chloe Cardenas 87-84-171; Sarah Ramsdell 87-83-170; Kendra Campbell 92-106-198)

 

3. Sierra 340-333-673
Melanie Anderson 78-78-156; Haley Salomone 87-83–170; Jordan Rooker 76-81-157; Alexis Waller 99-98-197; Elyse Isenberg 99-90-189; Kristen Taylor 110-95-205.


4. San Joaquin Delta 364-353-717
Callie Newport 89-81--170; Brittany Cooper 89-93-182; Jac Herring 88-88-176; Johnna Wise 104-91-195; Vanessa Perez 102-109-211; Kailie Stoffregen 98-100-198.


5. Sacramento City 364-357-721
Arrianna Custodio 80-79-159; Ryley Krum 91-90–181; Gabriella Herrera 98-97-195; Yunique Williams 95-93-188; Savannah Gonsales 108-95-203.


Top 9 Finishers

  1. Melanie Anderson, Sierra, 156; 
  2. Monica Yu, Reedley, 157; 
  3. Jordan Rooker, Sierra 157; 
  4. Samantha Smedslammer, Modesto, 159; 
  5. Arianna Custodio, Sacramento City, 159; 
  6. Mya Chao, Reedley, 164;
  7. Natalie Cowan, Modesto, 165;
  8. Preeli Singh, Modesto, 166;
  9. Alyssa Bendure, Reedley, 168.

Individuals

Kalei Owen, Butte, 91-81-172; 

Alyssa Irey, Taft 83-91: 174; 

Jordan Lowe, Napa Valley 88-91-179; 

Elisa Senko, Butte 91-93-184; 

Baylee Vuenielo, Napa Valley 92-93-185; 

Olivia Enriquez 98-91-189; 

Sierra Pilgrim, Taft, 96-95-191; 

Ruthie Bowen, Napa, 95-97-192; 

Kayla Kaszuki 110-100-210.