Anna Dong of St. Joseph (Lakewood) recorded the best score in the Southern California Golf Association Girls Individual Championship, held Nov. 2 at River Ridge Golf Club (Lakes Course) in Oxnard.
Dong, a senior and among the top junior golfers in Southern California, posted a 67, while juniors Khameryn Utu of Mater Dei (71) and Chayse Gomez of Rosary Academy (72) also finished in the top 10. The top 36 individual finishers advance to the CIF-SCGA Foundation Girls Golf Championship on Nov. 9 at Canyon Crest Country Club in Riverside.
In the team event, Mater Dei finished fourth to reach the team championship event on Nov. 9 at Canyon Crest. The Monarchs tied with Westlake at 384 (five shots behind winner Walnut), but advanced on the basis of a better sixth-person score. (In the team event, the five best scores determine a six-person team’s final score, with the sixth used to break a tie.)
The state championship will be held Nov. 14 at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach.
St. Lucy’s Priory of Glendora is the only Catholic school remaining in the CIF-Southern Section girls’ tennis championships after winning a second-round match Nov. 3.
The Regents (17-7), third-place team in the Baseline League, defeated Arroyo, 12-6, and will take on Rancho Mirage (19-0-1), winners of the De Anza League, in the Nov. 6 semifinals.
Chaminade, Mayfield, Louisville, La Salle and St. Bonaventure were all eliminated in Round 2. The results:
Division 3: Chadwick d. Chaminade, 10-8; Brentwood d. Mayfield, 12-6.
Division 4: St. Lucy’s d. Arroyo 12-6; Hemet d. Louisville 13-5.
Division 5: Montclair d. St. Bonaventure, 11-7; Montebello d. La Salle, 10-8.
Boys’ Water Polo
Orange Diocese schools Mater Dei and Servite are in the semifinals of the CIF boys’ water polo championships.
Servite (20-10) beat Woodbridge, 10-9, in the Division 3 quarterfinals Nov. 4, and will play Dos Pueblos (24-7) in the Nov. 8 semifinals. Mater Dei (25-3) will meet No. 4 Newport Harbor (23-5) of the Division 1 semis; the Monarchs (who won their quarterfinal match last week) have been top-ranked throughout 2017.