UW's Pan, Williams roll at U.S. Amateur | Northwest briefing
Husky All-Americans Cheng-Tsung Pan and Chris Williams beat their opponents on Wednesday in the round of 64 of match play to advance at...
CHERRY HILLS, Colo. — Husky All-Americans Cheng-Tsung Pan and Chris Williams beat their opponents on Wednesday in the round of 64 of match play to advance at the U.S. Amateur Championship. Both Husky golfers never trailed in their matches.
Pan, who entered match play as the No. 3 seed after tying for second in stroke play, beat Oakland University freshman Evan Bowser 4 and 3.
"Things are going pretty well," said Pan. "I drove well. I putted well. I just feel good. You know, I feel like I can beat anyone out here, especially with the performance I had during stroke play."
Williams, the No. 1-ranked amateur, also cruised over Peter Williamson, a recent Dartmouth grad, 3 and 2.
• Top seed Jordan Ferreira of University Place and No. 3 seed Marianne Li of Bellevue will play Thursday for the title in the Pacific Northwest Junior Girls' Amateur Championship at Sunland Golf and Country Club in Sequim.
• Nunaka Valley, Alaska, cruised to an 18-3 victory over Prague, Czech Republic, to improve to 3-0 in pool play at the Junior League Softball World Series at Everest Park in Kirkland.
In other games, West Haven, Conn., defeated Maunabo, Puerto Rico, 6-4, and Victoria, B.C., defeated Escanaba, Mich., 6-0
• Tom Brandes of Bellevue won the Washington State Men's Mid-Amateur Championship at Moses Lake Golf Club.
• Bellevue will play Moline, Ill., at 10 a.m. Friday in the opening round of the American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C.