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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, April 26, 2002

Tulsa golfer opens 12-shot lead

Advertiser Staff

David Inglis of Tulsa shot 6-under-par 66 yesterday to open a 12-stroke lead after the second round of the Western Athletic Conference Men's Golf Championships at Turtle Bay's Fazio Course.

The final round is today.

Tulsa shot a 280—557 for the team lead. Fresno State (287—572) is second and Southern Methodist (290—573) third. Host Hawai'i shot a 292—593 and is eighth.

Inglis shot a blazing 9-under-par 63 on Wednesday for a 129 after two rounds. Ryan Abbate (72) of Southern Methodist and Billy Lowry (72) of Tulsa were second at 141.

Norman-Ganin Asao leads Hawai'i golfers with a 69—144 yesterday, and is tied for 13th.


• 7 in Junior Olympics: Seven Hawai'i gymnasts qualified to compete at the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympics Level 9 Western Championship today through Monday at the Rapid City Civic Center in Rapid City, S.D.

All qualified at Regional Championship held early this month in Snoqualmie, Wash.

Heading the group is Hawaiian Island Twisters gymnast Anna Hildebrand, Hawai'i's only level 9 qualifier last year. She will compete in the Junior C Division.

Other qualifiers are:

• Rebecca Cardenas, Aloha Gymnastics World in Junior A Division.

• Dana Harada, Hawaiian Island Twisters in Junior B Division.

• Danielle Lum, Kokokahi Gymnastic Team in Senior A Division.

• Alyssa Onaga and Christie Chinaka, Hawaiian Island Twisters in Senior B Division.

• Maile Waiwaiole of Rainbow Gymnastics Academy in Senior C Division.


• Fried succeeds: Honolulu attorney Rick Fried took third in singles and second in doubles at the U.S. National Hardcourt Championships. The tournament was held recently in Palm Springs, with 110 entries in Fried's 60-year age group.

Fried, 61, lost to eventual singles champion Leland Housman, 6-3, 6-4, in the semifinals. A victory in the third-place match gave Fried a bronze tennis ball.

In doubles, Fried and Hawai'i's Arlie Eddins — who reached the Round of 16 in singles — were unseeded. They defeated the fifth, third and top seeds before losing, 7-6, 7-6, in the final, to earn a silver tennis ball.


• Wallace roasted: University of Hawai'i men's basketball coach Riley Wallace will be honored by the Epilepsy Foundation of Hawai'i with a roast May 11 at the Honolulu Country Club.

The foundation will present Wallace with the Abercrombie Award as "Person of the Year."

Tickets cost $100. Tables of 10 range from $1,000-$5,000.

For more information call Sheila Bierwert or Carla Evans at 528-3058 or Ed Kemper at 524-0330 (ext. 2).

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly listed the date for a roast of UH basketball coach Riley Wallace.