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Spokane golfer Megan Haase is medalist | NW Briefs
VICTORIA, B.C. — Spokane golfer Megan Haase shot a tournament-low 1-under 70 on Tuesday to win medalist honors in the 111th Pacific Northwest Women's Amateur Championship.
Haase finished 36 holes at Bear Mountain Golf Resort at even-par 142, five strokes ahead of Kyla Inaba of Kelowna, B.C. Spokane's Chessey Thomas was another stroke back in third at 148.
Haase, a freshman-to-be at the University of Colorado, will be seeded first in match play.
In the Women's Mid-Amateur Championship, Penny Baziuk of North Saanich, B.C., claimed medalist honors by one stroke at 8-over 150. Leslie Folsom of Seattle was fourth at 154.
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From sports-information reports.
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