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State golf Day 1: Kamiak boys, Kim in 2nd place

The Knights sit 10 strokes out of 1st, Murphy junior in 5th, Lakewood sisters make team history and more.

Led by a strong effort from senior Daniel Kim, the Kamiak High School boys golf team sits just 10 strokes back of first place after Day 1 of the Class 4A boys state golf tournament Tuesday at Indian Summer Country Club in Olympia.

The second-place Knights, who won the most recent 4A state tournament in 2019, posted a four-man score of 301. Bellarmine Prep leads with a 291.

Kim fired a 70 and is tied for second place with Bellarmine Prep’s Max Burns. Gonzaga Prep’s Alex Cooke shot a 68 to secure the Day 1 lead.

Brandon Suh (76, 14th place), Aaron Choi (77, tied for 22nd) and Brandon Yoon (79, tied for 30th) rounded out Kamiak’s team scoring.

Archbishop Murphy’s Nick Ennis stayed in title contention with a 74, good for a tie for fifth, at the 2A boys tournament at Capitol City Golf Club in Olympia. He’s five strokes behind leader Von Wasson (69) of Centralia.

Lakewood sisters Kiana and Malia Schroeder made program history by giving the Cougars two Day 2 qualifiers in the same tournament for the first time. Kiana Schroeder (76) sits in fifth place and is seven strokes off the pace set by White River’s Brooke Gelinas (69) at the 2A girls tournament at Tumwater Valley Golf Club. Malia Schroeder (80) is tied for 11th.

Stanwood’s Conrad Chisman, Snohomish’s Palmer Mutcheson and Shorewood’s Issey Tanimura each shot a 71 and are part of a seven-way tie for seventh in the 3A boys tournament at Liberty Lake Golf Course. Mercer Island’s Spencer Smith (66) is the leader.

Day 2 of the state tournaments is Wednesday.

Below are the leaders and locals in the top 20 at state golf tournaments with local participants:


At Indian Summer Country Club (Olympia)

Team leader and locals that made the cut: 1. Bellarmine Prep 291, 2. Kamiak 301.

Individual leader and locals in top 20: 1. Alex Cooke (Gonzaga Prep) 68, t2. Daniel Kim (Kamiak) 70. t11. Josh Waldo (Glacier Peak) 74, t14. Brandon Suh (Kamiak) 75.


At Hawks Prairie Golf Course (Lacey)

Team leader and locals that made the cut: 1. Issaquah 311.

Individual leader and locals in top 20: 1. Jade Gruher (Union) 70.


At Liberty Lake Golf Course

Team leader and locals that made the cut: 1. Mercer Island 281, 6. Shorewood 316, 7. Stanwood 318.

Individual leader and locals in top 20: 1. Spencer Smith (Mercer Island) 66, t7. Conrad Chisman (Stanwood) 71, t7. Palmer Mutcheson (Snohomish) 71, t7. Issey Tanimura (Shorewood) 71, t14. Ben Borgida (Shorewood) 72.


At Meadowwood Golf Course (Liberty Lake)

Team leader and locals that made the cut: 1. Southridge 302.

Individual leader and locals in top 20: 1. Taylor Mularski (Mead) 68.


At Capitol City Golf Club (Olympia)

Team leader and locals that made the cut:

Individual leader and locals in top 20: 1. Von Wasson (Centralia) 69, t5. Nick Ennis (Archbishop Murphy) 73,


At Tumwater Valley Golf Club

Individual leader and locals in top 20: 1. Brooke Gelinas (White River) 69, 5. Kiana Schroeder (Lakewood) 76, t6. Charlotte Giffin (Cedarcrest) 78, t11. Malia Schroeder (Lakewood) 80, t11. Maisie Walker (Cedarcrest) 80.


Individual leader and locals in top 20: 1. Emersyn Walker (Charles Wright Academy) 75.


Team leader and locals that made the cut:

Individual leader and locals in top 20: 1. Burly Heldreth (Orcas Island) 72.

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