Six Kitsap golfers qualify for 2A state tournament

SEQUIM — Two boys and four girls golfers from Kitsap qualified for the state tournament, and a whole host of others qualified for the district tournament at the Olympic League championships held April 30 at 7 Cedars.

Olympic’s Chris Duckworth and Kingston’s Inde Turgeon will both play at Liberty Lake Golf Course in Spokane, and Olympic’s Brilee Triggs, Zoie Matheny and Julia Ignacio, along with Kingston’s Delaney Olson, will represent their schools at the 2A state girls tournament at Meadowwood Golf Course in Spokane.

Duckworth tied for fifth overall in the combined 1A/2A results, shooting a 9-over 81. Turgeon finished ninth with an 86.

Kingston also put Seth Algeria, Schuyler Berger and Orlando Chiquiti into the district tournament, which will take place May 15 at Gold Mountain for both 1A and 2A boys and girls.

Triggs (89), Matheny (91) and Ignacio (92) finished third, fourth and fifth overall for the Trojans and Olson (95) was just behind them in sixth.

Klahowya’s Emi Brown was the top Kitsap golfer in the combined 1A/2A results, finishing second with an 86.

Brown and her teammates Kate Streck, Tracewell Sydney and Baleigh Pyle all qualified for the 1A district tournament.

Klahowya also put five boys into the district tournament — Landon Betzing, Aaron Phillips, John Hartford, Gabe Garlit and Cooper Martinson. Betzing was the top finisher, tying for fifth with an 81.

Other girls district qualifiers included Olympic’s Kolby Hall (96); Bremerton’s Julia Heath (99) and Lily Gelhaus (101); North Kitsap’s Greta Jagodzinske (103); Olympic’s Emily Dixon (104); North Kitsap’s Samantha Henrick (105) and Olympic’s Tayana Ignacio (105).

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