Stella Ashamalla
Santa Barbara’s Stella Ashamalla tees off on No. 1 as Sadi Adams looks on. (Submitted photo)

Stella Ashamalla scored a clutch season-best 41 to help San Marcos edge Buena 224 to 229 to stay undefeated in Channel League play at Olivas Links Tuesday.

Buena’s Meg Hampton scored a 38 to take medalist honors.

“Today’s win was really a whole-team effort,” San Marcos coach Sarah Ashton said. “We knew Buena was going to be hard to beat on their home course, so we had to bring our best effort.

“Evelina Erickson and Riley O’Brien have been steady for us all season, and we relied on them again today.”

The win sets up a season-ending showdown Thursday against Dos Pueblos — also undefeated in Channel League play — at La Cumbre Country Club on Thursday.


San Marcos 224

Stella Ashamalla 41

Evelina Erickson 44

Riley O’Brien 45

Sadi Adams 47

Campbell Thayer 47

Buena 229

Meg Hampton 38

Avery Wells 43

Sierra Engel 45

Annabelle Shilley 48

Rylee McDuffee 55

Dos Pueblos 206, Pacifica 306

Sagarika Manian shot a 36 Tuesday to help Dos Pueblos shoot a season-low 206 in a Channel League win over Pacifica.

Victoria Chen was right behind for the Chargers with a 38.

“All of the girls played well today,” Dos Pueblos coach Dan Choi said. “Sagarika was off to a great start with a birdie on 1 and an eagle on 2. Senior Shira Brody and Freshman Linnea Clapinski both finished with personal bests.

Dos Pueblos remains undefeated in Channel League play at 6-0. The Chargers are 8-1 overall.


Dos Pueblos 206

Sagarika Manian 36

Victoria Chen 38

Chelsi Ramirez 40

Shira Brody 43

Linnea Clapinski 49

Carly Letendre 52

Pacifica 306

Amanda Ambriz 56

Aileen Jijada 61

Diana Perez 61

Samantha Esqueda 62

Isabel Arenas 64

Jessie Romero 68

Santa Barbara 229, Ventura 245

Santa Barbara’s Ava Karman and Ella Arce shot 43s Tuesday to help the Dons score a season-low 229 in a Channel League win over Ventura Tuesday at Buenaventura Golf Course.

The 43 was a personal career-low score for sophomore Karman. Ventura’s Lorne Rieman medaled for Ventura.

“I am proud of the girls’ effort, attitude and determination to improve,” Dons coach Ryan Throop said. “We finish league in 4th place, and next up is Channel League Individuals at Victoria Lakes GC next Tuesday.”

Santa Barbara finishes the dual season 6-6 overall and 4-3 in league play.


Santa Barbara 229

Ava Karman 43

Ella Arce 43

Jasmine Zukor 47

Lauren Fitzgerald 47

Sage Malmsten 49

Maizie McKnight 55

Ventura 245

Lorne Rieman 40

Mia Sinclair 49

Alina Garcia 50

Natalie Jones 52

Ella Meyers 54

Jasmine Wanamaker 56

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Dennis Moran, Noozhawk Correspondent

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