State Golf Roundup: Central Kitsap’s Brittany Kwon wins fourth consecutive 3A championship

The Central Kitsap girls finished fifth overall as a team as well

LACEY — Central Kitsap star Brittany Kwon made it a perfect 4 for 4 at the 3A state tournament, winning her fourth state championship at Hawks Prairie Golf Course.

Kwon put together rounds of 67 and 72 for a final score of 139, beating West Seattle’s Lauryn Nguyen by three strokes. Nguyen was in hot pursuit of Kwon all day, but the Cougars senior never relinquished the lead.

Central Kitsap took fifth overall as a team as four other Cougars made the cut for the second day. Imara Bhanji placed 27th with a 174, Aryana Bhanji took 35th with a 181, Rachel Tan finished 57th with a 195 and Serenity Usman shot a 220 for 66th.

In the 3A boys tournament, Central Kitsap freshman Garr Coombe not only qualified for the 3A tournament, but made the cut and finished 67th with a two-round score of 180.

Klahowya’s Emi Brown finished second in the 1B/2B/1A girls tournament at Tumwater Valley Golf Course. Brown shot a 76 on day one and a 71 on day two for a total of 147, six strokes behind Emersyn Walker of Charles Wright Academy. Kate Streck finished 25th with a 181.

Landon Betzing shot a 187 to finish 38th in the boys 1A tournament.

Kingston’s Delaney Olson was the top local finisher at the girls 2A tournament. Her 85 on day one and 83 on day two was good for a 168 and a 13th place finish. Brilee Triggs of Olympic shot a 169 for 15th place and Zoie Matheny took 20th with a 170. North Kitsap’s Greta Jagodzinske shot a 199 for 41st place.

South Kitsap’s Drew Halili was the top Wolf in the 4A tournament with a 152, giving him 17th place. Noah Gould (162) finished 43rd and Sam Canton (175) took 69th.

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