Pasco's Daniel Haug (70), West Richland's Jeffrey Marcum (74) and Kennewick's Jon Wilson (75) all qualified for the Washington Junior Golf Association district championship Thursday in the District 4 subdistrict tournament held at Sun Willows.
Haug shot a 70 in the ages 16-17 division to feed into a three-way tie for second place with Richland's Hunter Thompson Thompson and Walla Walla's Ryan Baumgart, both of whom qualified for the district tournament at the first subdistrict held June 14 at Desert Aire.
On the girls' side, Walla Walla's Jessica Huntsman qualified for the age 16-17 district championship with a sixth-place 84, joining Richland's Taylor Kain-Godoy (2nd, 73), Katie Stephens (4th, 80) and Brianna Hadler (5th, 82) as well as Pasco's Kelsey Aiello (3rd, 76) -- each of whom qualified at the first subdistrict meet.
The fourth and final subdistrict event for District 4 is scheduled July 2 at Three Lakes and the district championship is scheduled July 16-17 at Suncadia.
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Boys--Ages 16-17: 1, Drew McCullough (Richland) 69; 2t, Hunter Thompson (Richland), Ryan Baumgart (Walla Walla) and Daniel Haug-q (Pasco) tied at 70; 5, Nicholas Mandell-q (Kennewick) 71; 6, Hunter Ashby (Richland) 73; 7, Jeffrey Marcum-q (West Richland) 74; 8, Eric Dahl (Richland) 75; 9, Jon Wilson-q (Kennewick) 77; 10t, Zack Betzsold (Richland) and Nicholas Atwood (Walla Walla) tied at 78; 12t, Joshua Garza (West Richland), Taylor Bolm (Yakima), Brenden Cox (Moses Lake) and Nick Sutherland (Moses Lake) tied at 79. Ages 14-15: 1, Pierce McDonald (Pasco) 70; 2, Aaron Whalen (Ephrata) 71; 3, Jerod Konen (Walla Walla) 75; 4t, Austin Brown (Kennewick) and Blake Marske (West Richland) tied at 76; 6, Kellan Roellich (Moses Lake) 77; 7, Ryan Ray-q (Richland) 79; 8t, Ezra Arneson (Richland) and Nathan Nulliner (Yakima) tied at 81; 10, Joshua Johnson-q (Ephrata) 82; 11, Andrew Devine-q (Yakima) 84; 12t, Evan Hattori-q (Richland) and Lucas Lyons-q (Walla Walla) tied at 85. Ages 12-13: 1, Travis Kay (Ellensburg) 75; 2, Bolton Dauenhauer-q (Kennewick) 76; 3, Carl Underwood (West Richland) 80; 4t, Dylan Apodaca (Selah) and Kaelan Nettleship (Selah) tied at 83; 6t, Ethan Boyd (Soap Lake) and Jordan Martin (Yakima) tied at 87. Ages 8-11: 1, Tommy Beason (Kennewick) 38; 2, Dylan Bissell (Yakima) 41; 3, Jackson Nettleship (Selah) 42; 4, Maxwell Turnquist (Yakima) 45; 5, Christian Brown-q (Pasco) 48; 6, Shea Kimball (Walla Walla) 49.
Girls--Ages 16-17: 1, Bree Wanderscheid (Goldendale) 70; 2, Taylor Kain-Godoy (Richland) 73; 3, Kelsey Aiello (Pasco) 76; 4, Katie Stephens (Richland) 80; 5, Brianna Handler (Richland) 82; 6, Jessica Huntsman-q (Walla Walla) 84. Ages 14-15: 1, Jalayne Martinez (Pasco) 87; 2, Lacy Skwarek (Richland) 87; 3, Emily Baumgart (Walla Walla) 87; 4, Carly Bozett (Wenatchee) 88; 5, Tayler Hood (Kennewick) 89. Ages 12-13: 1, Danika Palm (Richland) 82; 2, Shelby Baum (Yakima) 112. Ages 8-11: 1, Maylie Martinez (Pasco) 49; 2, Kathryn Crimp (Ellensburg) 57; 3, Morgan Baum (Yakima) 59.
Miracle signs with CWU: Catcher Jessi Miracle, who helped Kamiakin win its first state softball title last month, signed a letter of intent to play at Central Washington University. Miracle originally planned to attend Washington State, which does not have a softball program, but CWU scouts took note of her play at the Class 3A state tournament in Lacey, and a scholarship was arranged.