Gonzaga’s Kim wins WCC women’s golf
Gonzaga junior Alice Kim fired a final-round, 4-over-par 76 on Wednesday to win medalist honors at the West Coast Conference Championships at Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton.
Kim survived two double-bogey sevens to finish at even-par 216 for a three-shot edge over three golfers. Kim won her third consecutive tournament and led all nine rounds at those events.
GU’s women placed second in the five-team field at 30-over 894. Pepperdine finished at 877 to win the event for the 13th consecutive season.
Other results for the Bulldogs: sophomore Raychelle Santos, eighth, 226; freshman Ciera Min and junior Han Wu, tied for 12th, 229; and senior Tai Jade Kliebphipat, 17th, 234.
Sophomore Sean Walsh tied for 11th at 3-over 219 in leading Gonzaga to seventh place at the WCC Championships at Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton.
GU finished at 24-over 888, 14 shots behind champion Brigham Young in the nine-team field.
Bulldogs junior James Fahy tied for 19th at 222, one shot ahead of GU senior Peter Gullickson (Lewis and Clark High). GU junior Erik Krzyzanowski finished at 224.
Pacific’s Byron Meth won medalist honors with an 8-under 208, seven shots ahead of the field.
Trevor Jones’ two-run triple capped a three-run 10th inning as Walla Walla (19-5, 10-4 NWAACC) defeated Community Colleges of Spokane 7-4 to complete a sweep at Spokane Falls CC.
The Warriors won the opener 6-3 as Jesse Houser pitched a complete-game seven-hitter and catcher Jake Browne went 3 for 5 with two RBIs, including an RBI single to cap a three-run fifth for a 4-0 lead.
Jordan McGowan of CCS (14-12, 6-8) hit a two-run homer in the sixth to trim Walla Walla’s lead to 4-3.