May 26, 1994
In a Southern Section Division I softball playoff game that was continued from Tuesday, Stefanie Christoferson scored on a single by Jennifer Gamberdella in the 24th inning to give visiting San Marcos High a 2-1 victory over Agoura. The Chargers (17-9) scored with two out in the bottom of the seventh on a delayed steal of home by Elyse Frank on a two-strike count to force the extra innings. Darkness forced a postponement after the 19th inning.
May 21, 1999 |
Brian Sinay, a junior at Irvine University High, shot a seven-under-par 65 on Thursday at Canyon Country Club in Palm Springs, winning the Southern Section individual golf title for the second time in three years and breaking the section record of 66 set by Tiger Woods. "I just felt I couldn't miss a shot," said Sinay, who three-putted his last hole for his only bogey. "I thought I could birdie every hole."
August 16, 2001 |
James Oh of Lakewood, the 1998 U.S. junior golf champion, has turned professional and will try to earn his PGA Tour card in October, he said Thursday. Oh, 19, was a two-time junior All-American in 1998-99 and advanced to the quarterfinals of the 1999 U.S. Amateur as senior at Lakewood High. He played at Nevada Las Vegas last season but withdrew after completing his freshman year. "I feel like I've been playing a long time and it's time to give it a shot," Oh said.
August 20, 1999 |
Youth triumphed over experience in Thursday's two rounds of match play of the U.S. Amateur Championship, with two 17-year-olds and six college students reaching the quarterfinals. No player older than 22 survived the third round. In the most dramatic match of the day, James Oh of Lakewood made a 10-foot birdie putt on the fifth extra hole to defeat Bryce Molder and complete the quarterfinal pairings. Oh, 17, trailed by two holes on the 15th.
October 1, 2004 |
Tiger Woods looked as if he should have withdrawn Thursday because of a bad back. He played as if he was capable of winning the American Express Championship for a third consecutive time. Wincing on every shot and sometimes letting out a yelp at impact, Woods shot a four-under-par 68 at Mount Juliet in Thomastown, Ireland, that left him in a large group two shots behind British Open champion Todd Hamilton.
August 8, 1996
Jason Semelsberger of Newhall won the 36th California State Junior Amateur golf championship Wednesday and became the third player in tournament history to repeat as champion. Semelsberger fired an even-par 72 in the final round at San Joaquin Country Club and finished with a three-round total of 216, two strokes better than Robert Sul of Torrance and James Oh of Lakewood. Tennis Eighth-seeded Brandis Braverman reached the round of 16 in the United States Tennis Assn.'