Canyons Wins Going Away at State Championships

Our 2019 Men's Community College Golf Season finished yesterday with the 36-hole CCCAA State Championships at Silverado Resort & Spa's North Course. SoCal teams finished 1-2-3 in the competition with Canyons (COC) 1st, Santa Barbara City 2nd, and Cypress College 3rd while Mt San Antonio finished 6th.

Certain Hall of Fame coach Gary Peterson (Canyons) and his team won the State Title for the record 8th time since winning their first in 1993 under Peterson, followed by wins in '00, '02, '06, '08, '15, '17, & '19. His young men shot +14 over par for two rounds with a scorching +3 over the final 18-holes.

Santa Barbara City, which was tied after the first 18-holes with Reedley at +21 over par rebounded with +10 over par team score in the final 18-holes to secure 2nd place while Reedley shot +28 in the afternoon to finish 5th.

Cypress ('18 Champions) shot bookend +23 over par in each round to secure 3rd place 32 strokes off the winning team's score.

SoCal players filled the All-State Team in 2019 with Nobuhiko WAKAARI, (Canyons) winning medalist honors with a -2 under par performance score of 142. He was +1 following the first round and was "on fire" with a -3 round of 69 in the second round.
Myoung KIM (Orange Coast) finished 2nd with +1 score, Jules LAVIGNE (Canyons) & Anguerrand VOISIN (Canyons) tied for 3rd with +2 scores, and Trent CARAHER (Santa Barbara City) & David MARRIS (Cypress) tied for 5th with +3 scores.

Congratulations to all teams, players, and coaches who competed.

Team and Individual Results
Photos: by David SANBORN