Richland’s Drew McCullough shot a 3-over-par 74 to remain in 12th place after the second round of the Washington State Men’s Amateur Championship on Wednesday in Cle Elum.
McCullough had a two-day total of 8-over 150, one stroke ahead of fellow Richland resident Cole Lorenzo (74) in 13th.
Kennewick’s Nick Mandell also shot a 74 at Suncadia Resort-Rope River to finish the day tied for 16th at 10-over 152.
Also making the cut were Kennewick’s Riley Hayfield (80-76—156) and Austin Brown (82-78—160), Richland’s Jeffrey Marcum (80-77—157) and Walla Walla’s Michael Ciez (80-82—162).
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Kennewick’s David Vonghalath, who finished the first round in a tie for 12th with a 76, struggled to a second-day 87. He missed the cut along with West Richland’s Isaiah Ojeda, Kennewick’s Garrett Neswick, College Place’s Chris Smith and Waitsburg’s Dakota Baker.
• Former Hanford High School golfer Ezra Arneson was eighth in the boys 16-17 division after two rounds of the Washington Junior Golf Association State Championship held in Bremerton and Allyn. Arneson shot a pair of 74s.
West Richland’s Carl Underwood was tied for 14th at 8-over 151 after his even-par 71 at Gold Mountain Golf Club’s Cascade Course. Richland’s Nick Yamauchi (79-78—157) missed the cut.
In the 14-15 division, Kennewick’s McGwire Hanson and Parker Morgan missed the cut along with Walla Walla’s Alex Johanson and Prosser’s Daniel Fitzgerald. Johanson (82-78—160) missed by a stroke.
Kennewick’s Tommy Beason and Richland’s Turner Clayton didn’t advance in the 12-13 division. Neither did Richland’s Davis Sheets and Evan Johnson in the 8-11 division.
On the girls side, Pasco’s Jalayne Martinez was tied for second in the 16-17 division at 157 (83-74), two strokes behind Covington’s Katelann Soth. Richland’s Alexa Clark (84-77—161) missed the cut by a stroke.
Kennewick’s Therese Warner and Samantha Hui missed the cut in the 14-15 division, as did Kennewick’s Jillian Hui and Angela Park in the 8-11 division.
The Pasco Fury 13U opened Triple Crown World Series pool play in Steamboat Springs, Colo., with a 24-4 thrashing of the Slammers Cronican (Lakewood, Colo.).
Eden Blanco pitched 21/3 hitless innings of relief for the Fury, which will face Hit Club Remix (Thornton, Colo.) at 6:30 a.m. PDT Thursday. Pasco will finish pool play with an 11:15 a.m. game against North Texas Titans-White of Rockwall.