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Mt. SAC's Precious Saelee Finishes Fourth in North/South Women's Golf Invite

Precious Saelee preparing to tee off

(Morro Bay, CA) With the fourth best round of the day, Mt. SAC's Precious Saelee finished with an overall fourth place in the North-South Women's Golf Invitational at Morro Bay Golf Course Monday (Sept. 23).

Saelee, who has been at or near the top in almost every round this season, carded a two-day, 155 (78-77) on the par-72 course that will host the CCCAA State Championships November 17-18.

The medalist, Haruka Koda of College of the Canyons, was nine strokes better than Saelee, shooting a 146 (73-73).

The team title went to Canyons (636), which won the event for the second year in a row. The Mounties placed a distant eighth out of 14 teams with a score of 688, which featured 77 golfers.

The remainder of the Mt. SAC scores are as follows: Katherine Chan 86-84 (170), Cristina Liu 93-85 (178), Lisa Romero 94-91 (185), Kima Blake 99-110 (209) and Malaysia Thompson 102-108 (210).

The Mounties return to Orange Empire Conference play Wednesday (Sept. 25) for Match No. 6 at St. Mark Country Club in San Marcos. The event is hosted by Palomar College.

North-South Invitational

At par-72 Morro Bay Golf Course

Final scores

Team -- 1, Canyons 319-317--636. 2, Desert 338-324--662. 3, Reedley 329-336--665. 4, Saddleback 326-340--666. 5, Modesto 337-334--671. 6, Sierra 332-346--678. 7, SBCC 345-343--688. 8, Mt. SAC 351-337--688. 9, San Joaquin Delta 374-348--722. 10, Sacramento City 380-381--761. 11, Mt. San Jacinto 395-386--781. 12, Bakersfield 457-467--924. 13, Citrus 475-473--948. 14, Moorpark, no score.

Medalist -- 1, Haruka Koda, Canyons, 73-73--146. 2, Jessie Lin, Canyons, 72-77--149. 3, Katie Stribling, Saddleback, 75-79--154. 4, Precious Saelee, Mt. SAC, 78-77--155. 5, Pratima Sherpa, SBCC, 82-75--157.

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