Kiger-Gormley, Yamagata-Peters Win in SoCal Jr. Girls, Collegiate Partners

Gabrielle Kiger of Hermosa Beach and UC Riverside, and Megan Gormley of Palos Verdes Estates and Georgetown captured the Collegiate Division, while Lana Yamagata of South Pasadena and Jayden Peters of Agoura Hills won  the Junor Division in the seventh Southern California Junior Girls and Collegiate Partners Championship at La Mirada Golf Course and Lakewood Golf and Country Club.

This event is hosted co-hosted by Lizette Salas of Azusa and USC, and Lee Lopez of Whittier and UCLA, who both play on the LPGA Tour.

Kiger and Gormley posted a winning score of 69-65—133, 12-under-par while Summer Schafer Kiana Glossner, both of San Diego, were second at 67-69—136, followed by Nicole Southard of Corona and Hannah Ulibarri of Fullerton at 67-75—142, and Ella Chiu of Hacienda Heights and Isabelle Antonio of West Cobina at 70-75—145.

Sarina Tayui of Yorba Linda and Cristen Legaspi of Lakewood shot 71-76—147 to tie for fifth with Joshlyn Ayala of Downey and Gabrielle Lawrence of Upland, who wound up at 72-75—147.

Yamagala and Peters carded a score of 65-68—133 and won in a card-off playoff over Juliet Oh of Diamond Bar and Vivi Yen of Pomona, who also finished at 65-68—133.

Koa Seymour of Valley Village and Siham Ibrahim of Culver City totaled 66-73—139 to tie for third with Sophia Luna and Sofia Vargas, both  of Riverside, who wound up at 69-70—139, while Addison Kloch and Lillian Spratt, both from Agoura Hills, finished fifth at 69-71—140, followed by Ashley Han of Stranton and Lauren Shin of Huntington Beach at 71-710—141.

Loren Fearence of Long Beach and Maleah Clark of Beaumont were seventh at 69-74—143, followed by Mikhayla Fernandez and Isabella Fernandez, both of Irvine, at 74-71—145, and Grace Xu and Cecilia Peian Jiang, also both of Irvine, at 72-74—146, while Rilee Crosby of La Verne and Krystal Campos of Montebello totaled 74-73—147 to tie for 10th with Cici Lui of Pasadena and Elisa Yiyi Xue of Irvine, who came in at 75-72—147.

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