Guzman tied for lead after first round

Maui High sophomore opens state tournament with 75 at Kaanapali

Reese Guzman of Maui High School hits from the ninth fairway Monday at the Royal Kaanapali Course. ARIC BECKER photo

The Maui News

Reese Guzman of Maui High School fired a 4-over-par 75 in the first round of the David S. Ishii Foundation Girls Golf State Championship on Monday to grab a share of the lead at the Royal Kaanapali Course.

Playing in the last group, Guzman had three birdies and three bogeys on the front nine to make the turn at even par. Another bogey and birdie still had her in sole possession of the lead before a triple bogey on the par-3 17th hole and a bogey on the par-4 18th dropped her into a tie with Iolani’s Kamie Hamada.

“I don’t really know what happened on that hole,” Guzman said of 17. “Overall my driving was really solid all day — I only missed one fairway.

“I was surprised to see the scores actually, I had no idea I was in the lead at one point and then T1 until after the round.”

Maui High’s Reese Guzman lines up her putt on the 13th hole during Monday’s first round. ARIC BECKER photo

Guzman, who won her first Maui Interscholastic League individual title last month by 17 strokes, finished 10th at state last year as a freshman.

The 36-hole tournament wraps up today.

“The Royal Course is pretty hard, especially when the wind kicks up,” Guzman said. “My goal for tomorrow’s round is just to play my game. With that course, you have to play smart and where you position your ball (on the green) is really important. I know that if I just play my game I’ll do fine.”

Iolani led the team standings at 19-over 232, 10 shots clear of four-time defending champion Punahou. MIL champion Baldwin was tied for sixth at 39 over.

Hamada carded two birdies, four bogeys and a double-bogey in her round to lead a trio of Raiders in the top seven — Kristin Miyagi was tied for fifth after a 78, with Naomi Wong another shot back.

Kamie Hamada of Iolani hits from the sixth fairway Monday. ARIC BECKER photo

Kaiser’s Malia Nam and Punahou’s Claire Choi each shot 76 to finish one shot off the lead.

Jaelin Ishikawa and Katherine Swor led Baldwin with 80s, which put them in a tie for 11th individually. Sienna Kawahara added a 92, while Alexa Jackson’s 96 was dropped from the team score.

David s. Ishii Foundation State Championship

Monday’s First Round • At Royal Kaanapali Course

Team Standings

Seabury Hall’s Joy Callinan tees off on the eighth hole. ARIC BECKER photo

Iolani 75-78-79–232 +19

Punahou 79-76-87–242 +29

Mid-Pacific 78-85-80–243 +30

Waiakea 89-81-79–249 +36

Kalani 87-82-80–249 +36

Kaiser 83-93-76–252 +39

Baldwin 80-92-80–252 +39

Hawaii Baptist 92-86-86–264 +51

Mililani 91-87-87–265 +52

Kauai 100-86-94–280 +67

Individual Leaders

Reese Guzman, Maui High 37-38–75 +4

Kamie Hamada, Iolani 37-38–75 +4

Malia Nam, Kaiser 38-38–76 +5

Claire Choi, Punahou 38-38–76 +5

Myah McDonald, MPI 39-39–78 +7

Kristin Miyagi, Iolani 43-35–78 +7

Naomi Wong, Iolani 38-41–79 +8

Lorraine Char, KS Kapalama 39-40–79 +8

Isabelle Won, Punahou 42-37–79 +8

Kaley Saludares, Waiakea 38-41–79 +8

David S. Ishii Foundation Girls Golf State Championship

Monday’s First Round

At Royal Kaanapali Course

Kamie Hamada, Iolani 37-38–75

Reese Guzman, Maui High 37-38–75

Malia Nam, Kaiser 38-38–76

Claire Choi, Punahou 38-38–76

Kristin Miyagi, Iolani 43-35–78

Myah McDonald, Mid-Pacific 39-39–78

Naomi Wong, Iolani 38-41–79

Lori Char, KS Kapalama 39-40–79

Isabelle Won, Punahou 42-37–79

Kaley Saludares, Waiakea 38-41–79

Jaelin Ishikawa, Baldwin 42-38–80

Katherine Swor, Baldwin 40-40–80

Miki Manta, Kalani 40-40–80

Allysha Mae Mateo, Maryknoll 38-42–80

Danielle Ujimori, Mid-Pacific 40-40–80

Tagirilani Luafalealo, Moanalua 43-37–80

Jodi Torricer, McKinley 39-42–81

Kaelyn Uchida, Waiakea 43-38–81

Michelle Kim, Kalani 42-40–82

Meghan Singh, Maui Prep 39-43–82

Kaylee Akagi, Punahou 44-38–82

Mari Nakamura, Punahou 43-39–82

Joy Callinan, Seabury Hall 41-41–82

Alanis Sakuma, Island Pacific 42-41–83

Keila Baladad, Kaiser 42-41–83

Anna Lesa, Kahuku 44-41–85

Tory Nakata, Mid-Pacific 45-40–85

Jae Eun Park, Roosevelt 42-43–85

Kelsey Ota, Hawaii Baptist 46-40–86

Samantha Matsunaka, HBA 46-40–86

Hoku Nagamine, KS Maui 46-40–86

Dillyn Sakai, Kauai 45-41–86

Avery Kageyama, Punahou 46-40–86

Kainani Ho, Kalani 46-41–87

Carli Shimokihara, Mililani 45-42–87

Kate Welch, Mililani 43-44–87

Amy Giang, Moanalua 45-42–87

Alison Takamiya, Punahou 45-42–87

Kaitlyn Tonai, Punahou 42-45–87

Mari Ebersole, Waiakea 47-42–89

Hannah Valencia, Lahainaluna 48-42–90

Tia Kualii, Waiakea 43-47–90

Jillian Mitsuda, Waiakea 49-41–90

Amanda Rathbun, Campbell 46-45–91

Kelsie Dait, Mililani 45-46–91

Sienna Kawahara, Baldwin 48-44–92

Mari Kunihisa, Hawaii Baptist 47-45–92

Aubrey Corpuz, Radford 43-49–92

Cameron Kaneshiro, HBA 50-43–93

Sara Keppel, Kaiser 43-50–93

Melissa Yago, Kalani 46-47–93

Taryn Taguma, Kauai 45-49–94

Alexa Jackson, Baldwin 49-47–96

Gracie Duldulao, Pearl City 49-48–97

Salisa Pegeder, Island School 54-44–98

Lehiwa Benson, Kahuku 54-45–99

Chloe Waters, KS Hawaii 47-52–99

Elisa Nishimoto, Kaiser 52-48–100

Tyra Oshiro, Kauai 54-46–100

Lahela Delaney, Roosevelt 51-49–100

Sam Coloma, Kapaa 55-48–103

Kiri Oshiro, Kauai 48-55–103

Anela Dalton, Keaau 53-51–104

Tori Hironaga, Waiakea 55-50–105

Hannah Tamayo, Kapolei 61-50–111

Sunny Sakai, Hilo 56-57–113

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