David Vonghalath of Kennewick and Drew McCullough of Richland are tied for 12th at the Washington State Men’s Amateur Championship at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum, after shooting 5-over- par 76s.
Joe Harvie of Orting is leading the way with a 69.
Other Mid-Columbia golfers competing are: Cole Lorenzo (Richland) 77; Nick Mandell (Kennewick) 78; Jeff Marcum (Richland) 80; Michael Ciez (Walla Walla) 80; Riley Hayfield (Kennewick) 80; Isaiah Ojeda (West Richland) 81; Austin Brown (Kennewick) 82; Dakota Baker (Waitsburg) 84; Chris Smith (College Place) 85 and Garrett Neswick (Kennewick) 88.
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was tied for 26th in the boys 16-17-year-old division with a 7-over-par 79 after the first round of the Washington Junior Golf State Championship held in Bremerton and Allyn.Carl Underwood
of West Richland shot an 80.
In the 14-15 division, Alex Johanson of Walla Walla and Parker Morgan of Kennewick were tied for 21st at 10-over 82, while Kennewick’s McGwire Hanson (83) was tied for 29th and Prosser’s Daniel Fitzgerald was last in the field with a 99.
Kennewick’s Tommy Beason was tied for 22nd with a 17-over par in the 12-13 divsion, while Richland’s Turner Clayton shot 24-over par.
In the 8-11 division, Richland’s Davis Sheets and Evan Johnson were tied for 29th at 38-over par.
Pasco’s Jalayne Martinez was tied for seventh in the girls 16-17 division with an 83, while Richland’s Alexa Clark was 10th with an 84.
Kennewick’s Therese Warner (83) and Samantha Hui (85) were in the top eight of the 14-15 division, while Kennewick’s Jillian Hui was seventh (102) and Angela Park 10th (106) in the 8-11 division.