The Saddleback women's golf team won its fifth straight match today with a score of 338 at Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club in Mission Viejo. With the win, the Gauchos have clinched at least a tie for the Orange Empire Conference title with two rounds remaining.
Saddleback had a balanced attack on a hot and windy day. The Gauchos had a round of 80 from team-leader Brittney Do, who remains in the hunt for the OEC individual title with two rounds remaining in the season. They also had a sold round of 81 from Deanna Pagaduan and a round of 85 from Brooke Yafckli (pictured), giving Saddleback three solid rounds in tough conditions.
Fullerton's Kaylee Jeon was medalist with a round of 76 as the Hornets finished in second place with a team score of 362. Irvine Valley was third at 368 while Mt. San Antonio finished fourth at 392.
Saddleback will begin the two-day, Orange Empire Conference Finals on Monday at Los Serranos Golf Club in Chino Hills. Round two will be played next Wednesday. Both rounds are scheduled for 10:00 AM.
Irvine Valley, 368
Mt. San Antonio, 392
Orange Coast, DNQ