Waiakea senior Ciera Min carded a 4-over 76 during the second round Wednesday and was 14 strokes off the lead at the Callaway Junior World Golf Championships.
Halfway through play at Torrey Pines Golf Course-North in the girls ages 15-17 division, Min was in a tie for 50th at 9 over 153.
Nani Yanagi, a 2012 Waiakea graduate, was 17 over after an 81.
Thailand’s Benyapa Niphatsophon (68) holds a three-shot lead at 139.
In the boys 9-10 division, Hilo’s Riku Omata (7-over 69) and Waimea’s Titan Oshura (68) were at 14 over 138 heading into the third and final round.
China’s Weilun Song (58) led at 3 under.
Hilo’s Lacey Uchida (18-over 74) was at 38 over 150 in a tie for 63rd in the girls 9-10 division, while Hilo’s Mika Duldulao (92) was 67-over. At 2 under, Francesca Bernice Olivarez-Ilas of the Philippines held a two-shot lead.
Hilo ages 7-8 golfer Kiersten Saludares (17-over 74) was tied for 28th with a 146, while Dysen Park (73-75—148) was tied for 41st in the boys division.
c The University of Hawaii at Hilo’s Dalen Yamauchi (78-73—151) and Hilo’s Taisei Negishi (81-77—158), a high school freshman, both failed to qualify for match play this week at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship.
Kauai perfect at PONY League state tourney
Kauai scored two runs in the top of the 12th inning to beat Mililani 6-4 on Wednesday at Walter Victor Stadium, capping an unbeaten run through the PONY Baseball Pony League state championships.
Micah Layosa doubled for one of his three hits, and Cal Koga picked up the win in relief for the Lihue-based squad at the ages 13-14 tournament.
John Dumlao and Koga each doubled and singled, while Sam Nakata also added two hits for Kauai, which trailed 4-1 after three innings before rallying to tie it with two runs in the sixth. Kauai pitchers held Mililani scoreless over the last eight innings.
Reyn Romero collected three hits for Mililani, Codie Paiva had two and Tony DeSa doubled.
Ladd Ah Choi took the loss.