MJC Women's Golf Captures State Title

MJC Women's Golf Captures State Title

MODESTO CAPTURES FIRST CCCAA WOMEN'S GOLF STATE TITLE

MORRO BAY, CA – Despite not having any individuals finish among the top six, Modesto Junior College used balanced team scoring to capture its first California Community College Athletic Association women's golf state championship.

The Pirates – who led the 8-team field after the first day with a 4-person score of 316 – added a 317 on Monday for a two-day total of 633.  Defending state champion Sierra College (Rocklin, CA) posted a 313 on Monday to earn state runner-up honors with a two-day total of 637.  Santa Barbara City College finished third with a team total of 641.

Modesto saw sophomore Janita Vongphoumy post a 3-over-par 75 on Monday, while sophomores Brooke Vierra and Alyse Padilla each carded 77's.  Sophomore Shawna Ratto rounded out the scoring with an 88 as Modesto had the most returning players at this year's state championship – three – than any other team.