Four Hawai'i golfers ousted from Girls' Junior tourney
All four Hawai'i golfers, including medalist Mari Chun of Pearl City, were eliminated yesterday in the 56th U.S. Girls' Junior Championships at the 6,256-yard, par-71 Mira Vista Golf Club course in Fort Worth, Texas.
Chun, who will be a senior at Kamehameha Schools in the fall, lost to Stephanie Sherlock of Canada, 2 and 1, in the first round of match play.
Chun, who shot 4-under 138 to share medalist honors with two others, was seeded second. Sherlock, who barely qualified, was the 63rd seed.
Hilo's Amanda Wilson won her first-round match (4 and 3 over Alexandrea Schulte, of Broken Arrow, Okla.), then lost to Marika Lendl, of Goshen, Conn., 2 and 1, in the afternoon.
Stephanie Kono, who will be a freshman at Punahou School, lost to Sooji Cho, of Glendale, Calif., 1-up, and Honolulu's Ayaka Kaneko fell to Megan Grehan, of Mamaroneck, N.Y., 7 and 6.