Vaqueros take North-South title; Chang is medalist at 2-under 142

Vaqueros take North-South title; Chang is medalist at 2-under 142

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by SBCC Sports Information

Carolin Chang shot even-par 72 on Monday and SBCC captured the North-South Invitational women's golf title at Morro Bay Golf Course.

Chang, a freshman from Taiwan, was the medalist at 2-under 142. She beat the 98-player field by seven shots with Lexandra So (73-76) of Citrus taking second at 149. Deedra Dollesin of Sierra was third at 152.

Chang has shot par or better in six of the last seven rounds for Santa Barbara, which won its fifth tournament of the year to improve to 45-2.

Isabella Doub shot 80 and finished at 159 for the Vaqueros, who were 19 strokes better than WSC rival Citrus in the 17-team field that featured the top teams in California. SBCC shot 324, 10 strokes higher than the first round, for a 638 total. Citrus was second at 657, followed by Sierra (663), Reedley (665) and Canyons (669).

"We backed up a little with our score today but the bottom line is we won a tournament against the best of the best," said Vaquero coach Chuck Melendez. "This gave us good tournament experience and we'll be even better when Vanesa Villa returns (from injury)."

The tourney was a preview of the State Championships, which will also be held at Morro Bay GC in mid-November.

"Carolin played great and really carried us," Melendez added. "I think this is the largest tourney we've ever played, in terms of number of teams and players."

The Vaqueros return to conference action on Monday in WSC No. 4, hosted by Citrus at  San Dimas GC.

North-South Invitational
Final scores
At par-72 Morro Bay GC

 Team (17 schools) – 1, SBCC 314-324--638. 2, Citrus 332-325--657. 3, Sierra 340-323--663. 4, Reedley 334-331--665. 5, Canyons 330-339--669. 6, Desert 332-346--678. 7, Mt. SAC 340-339--679. 8, Fresno 356-336--692. 9, Modesto 344-352--696. 10, Irvine Valley 347-351--698. 11 (tie), Canada 360-344--704; Butte  345-359--704. 13, Delta 357-350--707. 14, Mt. San Jacinto 361-364--725. 15, Sacramento City 374-371--745. 16, American River 422-403--825. 17, West Hills 414-419--833.
 Medalist – 1, Carolin Chang, SBCC, 70-72--142. 2, Lexandra So, Citrus 73-76--149. 3, Deedra Dollesin, Sierra, 74-78--152.
 SBCC scores – Chang 70-72--142, Isabella Doub 79-80--159, Natalya Cruz 80-84--164, Miraya Ramirez 85-88--173, Danielle Picard 92-93--185, Ebba Magnusson 99-94--193.
 SBCC overall record – 45-2.