Below is a list of local golfers who are slated to tee off in their respective high school state tournaments this week, along with a look at some of the top locals to watch.
Golfers qualified for state through district tournament play. Golfers at the Class 4A and 3A levels could qualify either as an individual or as part of a team. Golfers in all other classifications could only qualify individually.
Each state tournament begins Tuesday and concludes Wednesday.
These are the first state golf tournaments since 2019. The 2020 and 2021 state tournaments were canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Where: Indian Summer G&CC (Olympia)
Local qualifying teams: Kamiak
Local golfers: Glacier Peak — Josh Waldo; Jackson — Jacob Kang, Koen Solis, Henry Kippenhan; Kamiak — Daniel Kim, Brandon Yoon, Aaron Choi, Brandon Suh, Luke Strand
Top locals to watch: Kamiak senior and Washington State University signee Daniel Kim is the lone remaining member of the Knights’ 2019 4A state championship team. As a freshman that season, he tied for fifth in the state tournament. This year, he shot a two-round 136 to claim the 4A District 1 crown and lead the Knights to the district team title. He highlights a deep and talented Kamiak team that also includes sophomore Brandon Suh, junior Brandon Yoon, freshman Aaron Choi and junior Luke Strand. … Jackson freshman Jacob Kang placed second at district with a two-round 139. … Glacier Peak senior Josh Waldo, a state qualifier as a freshman, tied for third at district with a two-round 140.
Where: The Golf Club at Hawks Prairie-The Links course (Lacey)
Local qualifying teams: Kamiak
Local golfers: Glacier Peak — Hannah Lee, Maddie Gallinger; Jackson — Lindsay Catli, Paige Swander; Kamiak — Heaven Kim, Abbie Dyer, Rie Kim, Bell Nguyen, Francine Javier
Top locals to watch: Kamiak sophomore Heaven Kim cruised to the 4A District 1 title with a two-round 160, helping the Knights claim the district team championship. She finished tied atop the Wesco 4A rankings with a 41.8 nine-hole average. … Glacier Peak senior Hannah Lee, a state qualifier as a freshman, placed second at district with a two-round 171. She also shot a 41.8 nine-hole average to finish tied atop the league rankings with Kim.
Where: Liberty Lake G.C. (Liberty Lake)
Local qualifying teams: Shorewood, Snohomish, Stanwood, Arlington
Local golfers: Arlington — Trent Nobach, Tate Rorick, Cadyn Sava, Nick Schroeder, Luke Kalahar; Cascade — Bodie Williams, Dane Henrikson; Edmonds-Woodway — Evan Clugston; Everett — Grant Mueller; Monroe — Jaxon Brittingham; Mountlake Terrace — Ethan Dumo, Seraphim Treparinas; Shorewood — Ben Borgida, Issey Tanimura, Finley Hill, Tysey Tanimura, David Lin; Snohomish — Palmer Mutcheson, Tyson Olds, Hudson Capelli, Drew Hanson, Derek Deeks, Harley Leathers; Stanwood — Conrad Chisman, JT Hagglund, Cade Bradley, Levi Hendrickson, Sam Jonston
Top locals to watch: Shorewood senior Ben Borgida, a Washington State University signee, claimed the 3A District 1 title in a sudden-death playoff after shooting a two-round 139 in regulation. He also led the Stormrays to the district team championship. As a freshman, he tied for 10th in the 3A state tournament. … Stanwood sophomore Conrad Chisman placed second at district after shooting a two-round 139 and falling to Borgida in the sudden-death playoff. … Shorewood senior Issey Tanimura took third at district with a two-round 142. As a freshman, he tied for 18th in the 3A state tournament. … Snohomish sophomore Tyson Olds placed fifth at district with a two-round 145.
Where: MeadowWood G.C. (Liberty Lake)
Local qualifying teams: Meadowdale, Shorecrest, Snohomish, Marysville Getchell
Local golfers: Arlington — Grace Metcalf; Edmonds-Woodway — Courtney Sadowski; Everett — Emma Murphy; Lynnwood — Susanna Lee; Marysville Getchell — Brooke Gilbert, Bri Sawyer, Kerragyn Heacock, Tiegan Rodriguez, Kiyara Green; Meadowdale — Sarah Reitz, Rachel Reitz, Kari Petterson, Kate Sabarillo, Trinity Romero; Mountlake Terrace — Alison Dumo; Shorecrest — Piper Randall, Jordan Tikalsky, Monica Bentley, Hazel Beatty-Witt, Zoya Hill-Sargizi, Olivia Smith; Snohomish — Eliza Montague, Brooklynn Philabaum, Arleigh Bjorling, Addison Davis, Klara Slamova; Stanwood — Brooke Lund, Mali Stogner
Top locals to watch: Arlington senior Grace Metcalf, a state qualifier as a freshman, won the Wesco 3A North title and shot a two-round 163 to place second in the 3A District 1 Tournament. … Lynnwood sophomore Susanna Lee finished second in the Wesco 3A/2A South rankings with a 44 nine-hole average and took sixth at district with a two-round 190. … Meadowdale senior Sarah Reitz tied for fourth in the Wesco 3A/2A South rankings with a 46 nine-hole average and placed seventh at district with a two-round 194. … Mountlake Terrace sophomore Alison Dumo tied for fourth in the Wesco 3A/2A South rankings with a 46 nine-hole average and took eighth at district with a two-round 199.
Where: Capitol City G.C. (Olympia)
Local golfers: Archbishop Murphy — Eric Leonen, Nick Ennis, Jack Duffy
Top locals to watch: Archbishop Murphy juniors Nick Ennis and Eric Leonen finished second and third, respectively, in the Wesco 3A/2A South rankings.
Where: Tumwater Valley G.C. (Tumwater)
Local golfers: Cedarcrest — Charlotte Giffin, Maisie Walker, Sydney Rapp, Hadley McDonough; Lakewood — Malia Schroeder, Kiana Schroeder
Top locals to watch: Cedarcrest junior Charlotte Giffin cruised to the 2A District 1 title with a two-round 149 and finished atop the Wesco 3A/2A South rankings with a 40 nine-hole average. She led the Red Wolves to the district team championship. … Lakewood senior Malia Schroeder tied for 13th in the 2A state tournament as a freshman. This year, she placed second in the 2A District 1 Tournament with a two-round 161 and finished third in the Northwest Conference rankings with an 18-hole average of 84. … Lakewood sophomore and younger sister Kiana Schroeder finished atop the NWC rankings with an 18-hole average of 80. She took fourth at district with a two-round 171. … Cedarcrest senior Maisie Walker finished third in the Wesco 3A/2A South rankings with a 45 nine-hole average and placed fifth at district with a two-round 172.
Where: Indian Canyon G.C. (Spokane)
Local golfers: Sultan — Kayla Probizanksi
Where: Deer Park G.C. (Deer Park)
Local golfers: Grace Academy — Nolan Hegnes
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