Kaua’i Junior Golfers tee-off at 2002 Chica Ishii Tourney

The 2002 Chica Ishii Golf Tournament, a three-round tournament, took place July 20, July 21 and July 27, as Kaua’i’s best junior golfers battled for top honors.

Kanoe Sakihama won the Girls 13-17 Championship bracket. She shot a 77 first round, 81 second and an 82 third for the winning total 240.

Miki Ueko took the Girls 13-14 “A” Flight, shooting a total of 243 (82, 79, 82).

Juston Thomas rocked the 15-18 Boys Championship Flight. He shot a 74 first round, 77 second round and 76 third round for a 227.

In the 15-18 “A” Flight, Mason Koetje took top honors with a 240 (he edged out Layne Morita, who also shot a 240.

Kellen Watabu, with the lowest score of all golfers at the tournament, shot a 73 first round, 74 second round and 70 third round for a 217 total. That topped the 13-14 Boys Championship Flight.

In the 13-14 “A” Flight, Travis Toguchi shot a 260 (90, 87, 83) for first place.

Royce Overlock’s 283 (98, 91, 94) took the top prize for the 13-14 “B” Flight.

Grant Paiste shot a 92 first round, 83 second round and 85 third round for a 260 – good enough for top honors in the 11-12 Championship Flight.

Kyle Wong’s 310 total took the 11-12 “A” Flight; Shea Shimabukuro’s 293 clinched the 10-under Championship Flight; and Nathan Wong’s 143 (9-holes) won the separate 10-under Flight.

10-under

(9-holes) 1st 2nd 3rd Total

Nathan Wong 44 50 49 143

K.Shigematsu 43 62 60 175

10-under 1st 2nd 3rd Total

Championship

S.Shimabukuro 96 92 105 293

R.Morikawa 104 99 109 312

Xavier Guirao 105 110 101 316

Kyle Groves 114 113 118 345

Hoku Costa 123 113 112 248

11-12 1st 2nd 3rd Total

“A” Flight

Kyle Wong 98 96 116 310

Sean Callejo 114 104 99 317

Mark Guirao 113 108 98 319

Kai Jordan 109 111 103 323

Ryan Wong 122 118 121 361

11-12 1st 2nd 3rd Total

Championship

Grant Paiste 92 83 85 260

Byron Rualizo 91 82 91 264

Wiley Yoshioka 81 85 103 269

Mak.Sakihama 90 90 93 273

Jonathan Ganir 96 93 87 276

Micah Yoshioka 98 96 88 282

13-14 1st 2nd 3rd Total

“B” Flight

Royce Overlock 98 91 94 283

Clesson Lee 93 85 107 285

Tyruss Lum 103 102 102 307

Lambert Guirao 110 100 110 320

Thad Fuji 109 106 111 326

13-14 1st 2nd 3rd Total

“A” Flight

Travis Toguchi 90 87 83 260

Scott Lopez 80 98 86 264

Noel Torres 86 87 91 264

Ryo Shintani 95 89 88 272

13-14 1st 2nd 3rd Total

Championship

Kellen Watabu 73 74 70 217

Bret Netzer 81 77 76 234

Brandon Hirota 85 84 78 247

Nikko Tacsiat 87 79 82 248

Jet Levinthol 84 82 83 249

Mike Garcia 88 88 87 263

Maika’i Laureta 87 88 91 266

15-18 1st 2nd 3rd Total

“A” Flight

Mason Koetje 84 77 79 *240

Layne Morita 81 86 73 240

Billy Toy 83 88 80 251

Grant Kagawa 89 83 86 258

MJ Soliva 93 91 91 275

Tom Hashimoto 95 94 86 275

15-18 1st 2nd 3rd Total

Championship

Juston Thomas 74 77 76 227

Cory French 86 79 79 244

Erick Wong 81 87 80 248

Landon Peeren 84 88 82 254

Stephen Peeren 89 90 88 267

13-14 1st 2nd 3rd Total

Girls “A”

Miki Ueoka 82 79 82 243

Kimiberly Yama 85 82 83 250

Terra Bell 91 91 85 267

Claire Hirota 92 95 85 273

13-17 1st 2nd 3rd Total

Girls Championship

K.Sakihama 77 81 82 240

M.Akutagawa 85 84 79 248

S.Takenouchi 84 84 84 252

Jennie Pleas 88 81 90 259

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