Girls’ golf tops Azusa to keep winning streak alive

By Kevin Park

Staff Writer

Photo by Tucker Judkins

South Pasadena varsity girls’ golf squared off against Azusa High School on Thursday, October 1 and came out victorious, crushing the Aztecs 204-294. The Tigers have beaten the Aztecs before, defeating the opponent both games of the season series. After today’s win, South Pas stands at a dominant 6-1 record and 4-1 league record.

Junior co-captain Caitlyn Yamashita led the team with a score of 38, followed up by sophomore Emily Swanson who notched  39. Sophomores Nicole Srisutham and Bethany Chen finished the course with impressive scores of 40 and 42, respectively. Christine Abbott, senior co-captain, capped the scores with a 45.

The team has relied heavily on young talent to help contribute to the roste; Srisutham and Chen seemed to fulfill this crucial role, putting up remarkable numbers every game including today’s matchup.

“I’m very proud of our team’s play! We were all very focused and determined to do our best and I feel like we can carry that momentum to our future matches! I personally shot my best score today so I’m excited to play better in our upcoming matches!” Srisutham said.

The Tigers will match up against La Salle high school on Monday, October 5.