Spokane Women and SW Oregon Men take 2009 Golf Championships
Walla Walla, WA - The Spokane Sasquatch women and Southwestern Oregon men took home NWAACC Championship titles today at Veterans Memorial Golf Course in Walla Walla.
Finishing the tournament as they did in the regular season at 1-2, Spokane cruised to a 10 stroke victory over runner-up Green River who's final scorecard read 482.
Bellevue claimed the third place trophy with a final score of 508, nine strokes ahead of Skagit Valley who finished fourth.
Green River sophomore Jenna Witmer was the women's individual champion with a two day score of 150. Witmer finished three strokes ahead of Spokane sophomore Katie Sorenson. Bellevue sophomore Brittany Zefkeles placed third and Spokane sophomore Chelsea Kenner placed fourth.
On the men's side, day one leader Southwestern Oregon nearly lost the title to Spokane as the Sasquatch out-shot the Lakers on day two by six strokes. Both clubs finished tied at the end of round two at 559 to force a one hole sudden death playoff which Southwestern won.
Walla Walla took the third place hardware with 570 followed by fourth place Bellevue with 577.
SW Oregon freshman Andrew VonLossow out-shot day one co-leader Eric McCardle of Skagit Valley by four strokes to claim the men's individual championship. McCardle shared second place with Spokane freshman Sam Krause who also finished with 130.
A four-way tie occurred for fourth place with SW Oregon's Jerry Morrell and a trio from Spokane - Tyler Johnson, Taylor Porter & Kyler Gable.
Green River's Jennifer von Doehren was selected as the Women's Coach of the Year and Spokane's Scott Kramer was the Men's Coach of the Year.
|SW Oregon 275 - 284, 559
Spokane 281 - 278, 559
Walla Walla 282 - 288, 570
Bellevue 285 - 292, 577
Skagit Valley 287 - 301, 588
Green River 297 - 293, 590
Olympic 300 - 296, 596
Treasure Valley 304 - 304, 608
Douglas 311 - 320, 631
|Spokane 233 - 239, 472
Green River 237 - 245, 482
Bellevue 250 - 258, 508
Skagit Valley 253 - 264, 517
Walla Walla 266 - 275, 541
SW Oregon 270 - 282, 552
Treasure Valley 297 - 289, 586
Centralia 306 - 291, 597