Ngan, Miyamoto have chance for wire-to-wire wins

Baldwin High School’s Justin Ngan and Kimberlie Miyamoto remained atop the leaderboards in the Maui Interscholastic League individual golf championships after Friday’s fourth round at Pukalani Country Club, moving within 18 holes of wire-to-wire victories.

Ngan shot 75 in the boys competition for a total of 294, two strokes in front of teammates Tyler Munetake, whose 70 was the low round of the day, and Ariel Elftman-Hanson (74).

Miyamoto maintained control of the girls division, carding an 80 to widen her lead to 18 shots. Kirsten Ishikawa was second after also shooting an 80, matching Miyamoto for the low girls round.

The final round is scheduled for today at the Kaanapali Kai Course.

John Kaylan Dumo (80) of Baldwin was fourth in the boys standings at 308, and Kamehameha Maui’s Lucas Park (82) was another six shots back.

Maui High’s Jasmine Cabajar had an 82 that left her at 329, third in the girls division. Baldwin’s Kaylee Shimizu (85) had a 333 total. Caylyn Villatora of Lahainaluna shot 89 and was at 340.

Also on Friday, the MIL announced that an 18-hole championship playoff match between the Baldwin and Maui High girls teams was scheduled for Wednesday at the Kai Course. The Bears and Lunas each finished the regular season 13-2-1.