Fullerton stays in the lead at Warrior Princeville

PRINCEVILLE — California State University Fullerton holds a four-stroke lead over Louisville following two days of the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational golf tournament.

Playing in light breeze under clear skies, Mark Anguiano fired a second-round 6-under par 66 to finish with a 13-under par 131 to lead the Titans to a 36-hole 546 (272-274) total at the Princeville Makai Golf Club.

Louisville, led by Robert Geibel (67-67-134) and Maximilian Walz (67-67-134) holds the runner-up spot with a 550 (275-275), just a stroke ahead of Mississippi State (274-277-251) who is led by Chad Ramey who fired a phenomenal 9-under par 63 during the opening round on Monday.

Ramey finished play with a 4-under par 68, Tuesday to tie Anguiano for the individual lead at 13-under par 131 (63-68).

Geibel and Walz are tied for third place in individual play at 134 (67-67).

The University of Hawaii, host of the tournament, finished play at 17th place (294-292-586) and 18th place (292-298-590).

Brian Lee, finishing third following the opening round, tumbled to a tie for 18th place after firing a 2-over par 74, Tuesday for a 36-hole total 140 (66-74).

Lee’s opening round 66 is the lowest score for any Rainbow Warrior this season and marked the lowest score by Hawaii since Kauai native TJ Kua carded a 66 in the 2011 Kauai Collegiate Invitational at the Puakea Golf Course, states a Hawaii release.

Lee leads the Hawaii White team which is sitting in 18th place. Other players on the White team include Ryan Kuroiwa (76-73-149), Zachary Braunthal (76-75-151), Justin “Pono” Tokioka (79-76-155) and Justin Chu (74-83-157).

Skye Inakoshi, topping his career low of 70 on Monday, leads the Black team, finishing play 1-over 73 for a 36-hole total 144, tied with David Saka (74-70-144). Nainoa Calip (72-76-148), Scott Yamashita (78-73-151) and Thomas Yamashita (77-79-156) round out the Black team in 17th place.

The Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational wraps up Wednesday with a final-round shotgun start at 8 a.m. with an awards ceremony scheduled for 2 p.m. at the Princeville Makai Golf Club.

The Princeville Makai plays a par 72 at 7,223 yards and is host to 18 top NCAA Division I collegiate golf teams, including the defending champions Baylor University.

Title sponsors for the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational include The St. Regis Princeville Resort, Makai Golf Club, Wyndham Resorts and First Hawaiian Bank.

Visit www.hawaiiathletics.com for more information.

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