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Richland's Strankman falls in round of 16 at PNGA Women's Am

Spokane's Megan Haase defeated Pullman's Paige Whidbee 6 and 5 in the championship round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals of the 111th PNGA Women’s Amateur Championship at Bear Mountain Golf Resort in Victoria, British Columbia.

Richland's Kristin Strankman had a bye in the round of 32 but was defeated 3 and 2 by Kaitlyn Oster of Portland.

Match play results

Championship (Round of 32)

Megan Haase, Spokane, Wash. (1) Bye; Paige Whidbee, Pullman, Wash. (17) def. Kassidy Long-Goheen, Phoenix, Ariz. (16), 2 and 1; Amanda Baker, Nanaimo, BC (8) Bye; Szu-Hsuan Huang, Qualicum Beach, BC (9) Bye; Pamela Burneski, Surrey, BC (4) Bye; Kelly Miller, Federal Way, Wash. (20) def. Alison Quinlan, Victoria, BC (13), 2 and 1; Sydney Kersten, Spokane, Wash. (5) Bye; Lauren Atkinson, Bow, Wash. (12) def. Allison Lee, Victoria, BC (21), 5 and 3; Kyla Inaba, Kelowna, BC (2) Bye; Christine Cook, Yakima, Wash. (15) def. Katie Ortman, Albany, Ore. (18), 2 and 1; Aubrie Street, Medford, Ore. (7) Bye; Cari Chow, Victoria, BC (10) def. Bye; Chessey Thomas, Spokane, Wash. (3) Bye; Lori Pearson, Seattle, Wash. (14) def. Haley Kruse, Victoria, BC (19), 4 and 3; Kristin Strankman, Richland, Wash. (6) Bye; Kaitlyn Oster, Portland, Ore. (11) def. Connie Hang, Vancouver, BC (22), 7 and 6.

Championship (Round of 16)

Megan Haase, Spokane, Wash. (1) def. Paige Whidbee, Pullman, Wash. (17), 6 and 5; Amanda Baker, Nanaimo, BC (8) def. Szu-Hsuan Huang, Qualicum Beach, BC (9), 2 and 1; Pamela Burneski, Surrey, BC (4) def. Kelly Miller, Federal Way, Wash. (20), 5 and 4; Sydney Kersten, Spokane, Wash. (5) def. Lauren Atkinson, Bow, Wash. (12), 2 up; Kyla Inaba, Kelowna, BC (2) def. Christine Cook, Yakima, Wash. (15), 3 and 1; Aubrie Street, Medford, Ore. (7) def. Cari Chow, Victoria, BC (10), 7 and 6; Chessey Thomas, Spokane, Wash. (3) def. Lori Pearson, Seattle, Wash. (14), 3 and 2; Kaitlyn Oster, Portland, Ore. (11) def. Kristin Strankman, Richland, Wash. (6), 3 and 2.

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