Dave Villwock tops hydroplane qualifying at Detroit Gold Cup
Dave Villwock drove the Spirit of Qatar 96 to the top of the qualifying ladder Friday at the Detroit Yacht Club APBA Gold Cup. The defending Gold Cup...
DETROIT — Dave Villwock drove the Spirit of Qatar 96 to the top of the qualifying ladder Friday at the Detroit Yacht Club APBA Gold Cup.
The defending Gold Cup champion posted a two-lap average of 162.904 mph on the 2.5-mile Detroit River course.
Steve David qualified second in the Oh Boy! Oberto at 161.789, followed by rookie Jimmy Shane in the Graham Trucking at 157.184.
Carl Jonson of Bainbridge Island will face Shotaro Ban of San Jose, Calif., in Saturday's final match of the Pacific Northwest Men's Amateur Championship, played at Wine Valley Golf Club in Walla Walla.
Jonson defeated Blake Snyder of Seattle, 4 and 3 in the quarterfinals, and Nick Chianello of Gresham, Ore., 1 up in the afternoon's semifinals. Ban defeated Jarred Bossio of Olympia, 4 and 3 in the quarters, and Rak Cho of Eugene, 2 and 1 in the semis.
• Jeff Coston of Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club and David Phay of Whidbey Golf and Country Club each shot 9-under-par 62 to share the lead entering the final round of the Rosauers Open Invitational in Spokane.
• The Seattle Sounders Women routed the host L.A. Strikers 5-2 in a USL W-League game.
• David Kelley of Mercer Island finished 667th in the main event of the 2012 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, becoming the last player in the original field of 6,600 to finish out of $62 million prize pool.
Compiled from sports-information reports and other sources.