Bryden Salvador takes lead in Chica Ishii

WAILUA — Bryden Salvador shot a two-over par 74 Sunday to wrestle the lead of the Boys 15-18 division from Kenji Miyata following the second round of the Chica Ishii Golf Tournament.

Miyata fired an even-par 72 during the opening round of the 54-hole tournament, but faltered to an 80 on Sunday, dropping him to a 36-hole total of 152 with one more round remaining in the tournament. He has withdrawn from the tournament, according to the Kaua‘i Junior Golf Association website.

Salvador, firing a 76 Saturday, now holds the lead at 150, two strokes ahead of Miyata after netting the best round of the day in Round 2.

Named after one of the founders of the Kaua‘i Junior Golf Association, the Chica Ishii Stroke Play tournament will wrap up Saturday with the first groups teeing off at 11 a.m. at the Wailua Golf Course.

Following Salvador, Kai Adachi carded a 78, second best round in the division, but sports a 179 (101-78). Miyata’s 80 was third followed Jamie Amimoto at 83, K.C. Loo and Reyn Morioka tying at 84, Tyler Barton ending at 89 and Kawika Wellington carding a 90.

Daezsa Tomas, holding the lead for the Girls 15-18 following a three-under par 69 Saturday, ended tied with Na‘ea Oda at 76, Sunday. However, she continues to hold the lead at 145 (69-76) over Oda’s 162 (86-76). Keilyn Ing finished with a 77 for a 161 (84-77).

Trevor Kua topped the Boys 13-14 with a 78, keeping his lead with a 160 (82-78). Keith Jose ended with a 91, Logan Gibson finished at 92, Rilen Loo carded a 93 and Nathaniel Dama rounded out the class at 120.

Hi‘ilani Alana carded a 97 to retain the lead of the Girls 13-14 with a 36-hole total 189 (92-97) followed by Samantha Nichols at 220 (105-115).

Reece Valencia finished with a 97 in the Boys 11-12, Salisa Pegeder improved to a 98 over her opening round 111 in the Girls 11-12 division and Christian Ganir, improving to a 90 over his opening round 95, retains the lead in the Boys 10 and Under division at 185.

James Pratt improved to a 98 from his opening 107, Niki Upson ended with a 109 and Mason Gibson rounded out the division with a 112.

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