Four players from Maui remain in match-play events
Four players from Maui each won twice on Saturday in the Hawaii Junior Golf Association Match Play Championship at the Kaanapali Kai Course, advancing to today’s semifinal round.
In the boys 15-18 division, Tyler Munetake of Wailuku was a 4-and-3 winner over Lahaina’s Kerek David Franz in the first round, then defeated Justin Ngan of Wailuku in the quarterfinals to advance to a meeting with Oahu’s Matthew Shen in the semifinal round today.
Ariel Elftman-Hanson of Wailuku defeated two Oahu players, winning 7 and 6 over Caleb Keohokapu in the first round, and 1 up over Spencer Dunaway in the quarterfinals. Elftman-Hanson will face Oahu’s Andrew Chin in the semifinal round.
John Kaylan Dumo of Wailuku will meet Oahu’s Remington Hirano for a berth in the boys 13-14 final after defeating Wailuku’s Ryan Chang 4 and 3 and following that by winning 4 and 2 over Kahului’s Jordan Terada.
Wailuku’s Justin Arcano won 3 and 1 over Lahaina’s Kaimi Kanaha, and 1 up over Kengo Aoshima, advancing to a semifinal match with Oahu’s Taylor John McGerity.
Five of the seven Maui entrants in the girls 13-18 division were eliminated in the first round, and Lahaina’s Caitlyn Villatora and Kahului’s Kimberlie Miyamoto lost in the quarterfinals.
HSJGA MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP
At Kaanapali Kai Course
Andrew Chin def. Tristan Villa, 7 and 6
Lucas Bell def. Jamie Amimoto, 5 and 3
Spencer Dunaway def. Landon Kaimiloa Chung, 4 and 2
Ariel Elftman-Hanson def. Caleb Keohokapu, 7 and 6
Tyler Munetake def. Kerek David Franz, 4 and 3
Justin Ngan def. Bryden Salvador, 1 up
Matthew Shen def. Keegan Loo, 1 up
Lucas Park def. Jacob Pu’u, 5 and 3
Andrew Chin def. Lucas Bell, 4 and 2
Ariel Elftman-Hanson def. Spencer Dunaway, 1 up
Tyler Munetake def. Justin Ngan, 3 and 2
Matthew Shen def. Lucas Park, 20 holes
Andrew Otani def. Adam Quandt, 1 up.
Jordan Terada def. Acey Yanagishita, 3 and 2
John Kaylan Dumo def. Ryan Chang, 4 and 3
Justin Arcano def. Kaimi Kanaha, 3 and 1
Kengo Aoshima def. Nathaniel Idica, 5 and 3
Cole Shintaku def. Beau Johnston, 7 and 6
Taylor John McGerity def. Chad Lee, 4 and 3
Remington Hirano def. Andrew Otani, 4 and 2
John Kaylan Dumo def. Jordan Terada, 4 and 2
Justin Arcano def. Kengo Aoshima, 1 up
Taylor John McGerity def. Cole Shintaku, 21 holes
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Malia Nam def. Jasmine Cabajar, 3 and 2
Alanis Sakuma def. Samantha Keppel, 6 and 4
Caitlyn Villatora def. Kirsten Ishikawa, 1 up
Keilyn Ing def. Jaelin Ishikawa, 1 up
Andi Igawa def. Annika Espino, 1 up
Kimberlie Miyamoto def. Kaylee Akemi, 6 and 5
Kaci Masuda def. Caylyn Villatora, 4 and 3
Malia Nam def. Kristin Le 4 and 3
Alanis Sakuma def. Caitlyn Villatora, 6 and 4
Keilyn Ing def. Andi Igawa, 4 and 3
Kaci Masuda def. Kimberlie Miyamoto, 20 holes
Andrew Chin vs. Ariel Elftman-Hanson, 7 a.m.
Tyler Munetake vs. Matthew Shen, 7 a.m.
Semifinal winners, noon
Remington Hirano vs. John Kaylan Dumo, 7:20 a.m.
Justin Arcano vs. Taylor John McGerity, 7:20 a.m.
Semifinal winners, 12:20 p.m.
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Malia Nam vs. Alanis Sakuma, 7:10 a.m.
Keilyn Ing vs. Kaci Masuda, 7:10 a.m.
Semifinal winners, 12:10 p.m.