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Medalist Yin moves on Girls' Junior Championship

Flagstaff, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Stroke-play medalist Angel Yin cruised to a 4 & 2 win on Wednesday and she moved on to the second round of the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship.

Yin, who had the second-lowest 36-hole score in U.S. Girls' Junior history, took down Julie Luo in their first-round match. The pair traded wins the first four holes before Luo won the fifth with a par to go 1-up.

Yin poured in four consecutive birdies from the seventh to move 3-up. Luo claimed 12 and 13 to get back within 1-down. Yin answered with three straight wins from the 14th to close out the match on the Meadow Course at Forest Highlands Golf Club.

Princess Mary Superal rolled to a dominating 8 & 7 win over Maria Davis on Wednesday, while Kristen Gillman and Samantha Wagner earned easy 7 & 5 victories. Clare Amelia Legaspi rolled to a 7 & 6 win to advance.

Sofia Chabon took down Hannah O'Sullivan in 21 holes. That was the longest match of the day. Yealimi Noh and Anna Zhou needed 20 holes to advance, while Monica Dibildox, Shannon Brooks, Gigi Stoll and Yuka Saso all picked up 1-up wins in 19 holes.

Andrea Lee beat Chakansim Khamborn, 4 & 3. Along the way, Lee had holed a rare double-eagle on the par-5 fifth en route to her win.

The championship will conclude with a 36-hole final on Saturday.

07/23 21:25:11 ET


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