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Abigail Wiranatha shot 66 to lead Walnut to their 3rd CIF Championship in 4 years.
Today at Los Robles Greens Golf Course in Thousand Oaks, Abigail Wiranatha shot a 4 under par 66 to lead the Walnut Girls Team to their 3rd CIF Championship in the last 4 years.
Abigail had a lot of help with freshman, Tiffany Le, and senior Katherine Muzi, each shot 72, Naomi Wiranatha and Nicole Le shot 74, followed by Trussy Li with 75.
The team score of 358 was the second best in Walnut history. Walnut score was 10 shots better than Westlake High with a score of 368. If Walnut continues to play well, they will have a good chance to move on to the next round. The team will travel to Oxnard on Thursday, Nov 2, to play in the first round of the State qualifier. They will compete against 12 of the top teams in the Southern Section with the top 4 teams advancing to play the top teams from San Diego and Fresno areas on November 9.
FRESHMAN TIFFANY LE LEADS 3 WALNUT LADIES INTO CIF GIRLS GOLF FINAL
Today at Soule Park GC in Ojai, Tiffany Le shot an even par 72 to lead 3 Walnut players into the CIF finals on November 2 at River Ridge GC in Oxnard Ca.
Following Tiffany 72 was Katherine Muzi 74, Abigail Wiranatha was one of 9 players that shot 77 and had to go into a playoffs to qualify for one of the remaining 4 spots. After a disappointing drive she recovered with a great 2nd shootout of the rough and made an 18 foot down hill putt for birdie to secure her spot in the finals.
The we're 128 girls in the northern region trying to qualify for 36 spots. Other Walnut players in the Tournament were Senior Trussy Li, Naomi Wiranatha Sophomore and Junior Nicole Le.
The team will prepare this week to play in the CIF Northern Team Championships in Thousand Oaks on Monday October 30. They will have to play much better as the playoff progress if they are to make it back to the State Finals. To get there they will have to finish as one of the top three schools next week at Los Robles Golf Course in Thousand Oaks where they will meet some tough teams. If they make through to the next round on November 2 at River Ridge GC. they would face all the Southern Section winners with the top four teams moving on to face the top teams from San Diego and Fresno area on November 9 at Canyon Crest CC in Riverside. The top 3 teams will play against the top 3 teams from the North on November 14 at Poppy Hills GC in Pebble Beach for the State Championship.
Tiffany is only the 4th Walnut Freshman to make it to the CIF Finals as a Freshman, if she continue to play well, Walnut will have a chance to move on.
WALNUT GIRLS WINS FRESHMAN SOPHOMORE GOLF TOURNAMENT
Congratulations to Lauren Fue, She shot a one over 34 to lead the Walnut girls team to victory in The Troy High school Freshman Sophomore Tournament at Fullerton golf course. Lauren’s 34 earned her a first place tie with a player from Santa Margarita.
Right behind Lauren 34 was Taylor Fan with a 35 followed by Nicole Zhang 38 and Emma Hseih 44. The team total of 151 was 16 shots better than second place Santa Margarita Troy finished third.
All these players will be working harder over The next 9 months as they will be competing for a spot on the 2018 Walnut Girls Golf Team that will be headed back to there 8 straight CIF playoffs.
All Walnut girls that did not make the CIF this year knows they will have to work harder in the coming months to secure one those spots.
Walnut Girls golf take 6 spots in Hacienda League Final!
Lady Mustangs Golf Tournament
1. Walnut - 372
2. Troy - 389
3. Arcadia - 417
4. Torrey Pines - 419
5. Walnut 2 - 429
6. Great Oak - 431
7. Mira Costa - 435
8. Beckman - 435
9. La Serna - 445
10. Sunny Hills - 484
11. Liberty - 486
1. San Marino - 321
2. Palos Verdes - 343
3. Walnut 3 - 366
4. Diamond Ranch - 409
5. Righetti - 425
6. West Covina - 430
7. Chino Hills - 430
8. Quartz Hill - 433
9. La Quinta - 459
10. Bishop Amat
11. Los Osos
1. Trussy Li - 70 - Walnut
2. Vanessa Ho – 71 – Torrey Pines
3. Brianna Chacon – 73 – La Serna
Trussy Li shoots 2 under par 70 to win the Tournament Championship
Nicole Le Makes 1st HOLE-in-ONE in MUSTANG TOURNAMENT
Walnut defeats Troy High School to win there 5th straight Mustang Team Championship. Walnut's number one team was led by Trussy's 70 Abigail Wiranatha 74 Katherine Muzi 74 Nicole Le 75 Naomi Wiranatha 79 and Tiffany Le 82.
In the Individual's Trussy's two under par 70 was 1 strokes better than San Diego's Torrey Pines High Venassa Ho 72 La Serna Briana Chacon and Sunny Hills Hanna Ko tied for 3rd with 73
NICOLE LE LEEDS TEAM 1 WITH 37
TEAM 1 TAKES A 3 STROKE LEAD 2 ROUNDS TO GO
In the 1st round of the Mustang vs Mustang challenge Team 1 leads Team 2 194 to 197. The teams will play 3 times. The winner will all be treated special meal hosted by In n Out. Today's match was at California Country Club, On Monday October9they will play at PP. The teams will return to California Country Club on October 11 for the final round.
Team 1 Team 2
Abigail Wiranatha 39 Trussy Li 40
Katherine Muzi. 40. Tiffany Le 39
Nicole Le 37 Naomi Wiranatha 37
Lauren Fue 38 Nicole Zhang. 40
Rachel Zhang 40 Precious Sealee. 41
Tiffany Han. 49 Akira Romyanand 47
5 best scores 194 Best 5 scores. 197
Trussy Trussy Trussy
Congratulations to Trussy Li, She has been offered a 100% scholarship to play at division 1 Albany and Denver University. If she Accept it will be Boston College, Hawaii, Albany and Rutgers loss.They are all perusing her talent. Denver has a rich history of graduates on the LPGA Tour. As of today, there are 12 current and former players that have played on the LPGA Tour . Denver University is also consider one of the best academic university in the nation. For the 5th consecutive year Walnut Golf will send players to college on golf scholarship. She is looking forward to committing so she can concentrate on helping Walnut win a 2nd State Championship. The only question that remain will it be Denver, Boston College,Hawaii, Albany or Rutgers. I am going to guess it is going to be ???? But at this only Trussy knows
Walnut GolfCongratulations to Bryan Yu, Tiffany Le Taylor Fan and Nicole Le. They are all having a great summer playing in Tournaments. Bryan shot a 2 under par to win an SCPGA/Jr Tournament and finish 2nd and 3rd in two others.
Tiffany also shot a 2 under par in a LA County qualifier to win her age group and qualify for the LA County Championship later this summer.
Taylor also won an SCPGA/Jr Tour tournament at El Prado Golf Course. Her 1 over par 73 was enough to carry her to the victory. Taylor was under par most of the day and played extreme well trough out the day.
Nicole finish 2nd posting a 75 in the LA County Qualifier. Nicole will move on to the LA County Championships later this summer. It will be the first time Walnut will have 2 players from the same family in the same Championship
Tiffany and Taylor are incoming Freshmen at Walnut High School. Bryan will be a Sophomore and Nicole the tallest player on the team will be a Junior
The 2107 Hacienda League Finals Results
Name School Score League Qualify for CIF Individuals:
1 Tyler Nguyen Walnut 70 71 73 214 MVP Yes
2 Alrik Pan Walnut 73 72 74 219 1st team Yes
3 Branden Yeats Walnut 73 76 74 223 1st team Yes
4 Bryan Yu Walnut 74 80 71 225 1st team Yes
5 Jesse Peh Walnut 76 76 74 226 1st team Yes
6 Adrian Edarlin Walnut 74 77 77 228 1st team Yes
7 Tyler Chai Rowland 79 83 76 238 1st team No
8 James De Luna West Covina 90 85 73 248 1st team No
9 Angelo Antolin Rowland 91 79 82 252 2nd team No
10 Cody Sharp Charter Oak 86 89 79 254 2nd team No
11 Sean Lee Rowland 98 82 78 259 2nd team No
12 Patrick Templo Rowland 87 86 99 272 2nd team No
!3 Brandon Ojala Charter Oak 99 92 96 287 2nd team No
14 Dylan Brady Chino 106 96 92 294 HM No
ALRIK PAN 2 FIRST PLACE TIE THIS SEASON
Congratulations to Alrik Pan on shooting 69 yesterday in the West Covina Boys Golf Tournament at South Hills Country Club. Alrik 69 earned him a tie for first place. It was his 2nd 69 this season and is second 1st place tie, He tied for first at the MLK Tournament at Canyon Crest Country Club last month shooting the same score. In 3 tournaments this season he has scows of 69,76 and 69 a 71.33 average..Walnut next tournament is on April 3.
The team with no seniors 1 junior leads the Hacienda league at 6 wins 0 loss. Overall 11 wins 5 loss, With 3 league matches this week, At Diamond Ranch and Chino and a home match with Chino they hope to improve to 9-0. With wins over Rowland and Los Altos twice last week and Charter Oak and Diamond Ranch the previous week. Walnut now has 2 match lead an are well on there way to there 4 straight Hacienda League Championship.
In 9 hole matches Walnut top 6 players:
1 Alrick Pan 36.10
2 Tyler Nguyen 36.67
3 Adrian Edlalin 40.33
4 Brendan Yeats 40.67
5 Bryan Yu 41.89
6 Andy Zhou 42.50
Walnut’s Anabelle Chang is Tribune Golfer of the Year
Anabelle Chang had to be persistent and consistent. The Walnut High School golfer did not necessarily have to break par in CIF postseason play. She did not even need to have her team’s best round in the season’s five important tournaments. But what the senior had to do was persistently be consistent. Her play helped the Mustangs earn their first CIF State championship and earned her San Gabriel Valley Tribune Golfer of the Year honors.
“I’m really happy to go out with a bang,” she said. “It’s my last high school golf tournament. We made it here and we won.” Read more...