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Changs win at Menehune tourney

WAILUA — The Chang family’s decision to leave the Kauai Junior Lifeguard island finals proved to be fruitful Saturday at the Wailua Golf Course.

Rianna Chang fired a 101 to take top honors in the Girls 7-10 class at the 2017 Menehune Jr. Championship junior golf tournament held at the Wailua Golf Course Saturday. Rianna’s total was two strokes better than Heiley Kikuchi who finished with a 103 for runner up honors.

Ryan Chang Jr. finished with an 88 to soar to the top of the Boys 11-12 class over Carson Oyama who finished with a 119.

Lucas Summerhays controlled the Boys 7-10 class with a 95, and Jessica Hreljac fired a 99 to top the Girls 13-14 class, her second win in as many weeks after she took the Mitchell Ota Matchplay tournament last week.

Anthony Jude “AJ” Apalla, playing in the Boys 15-18 class, also picked up his second win in as many weeks after taking the Mitchell Ota tournament last week. Saturday, Apalla fired a one-over par 73 to get past Riley Loo by three strokes.

Loo finished with a 76 for second place over Kamden Nii who finished with an 82 for third place in the class.

Kade Kikuchi fired an 82 to take the Boys 13-14 class over Mosiah Bautista (96) and Jayson Serrano (97).

Taryn Taguma, a player for Kauai High School in the Kauai Interscholastic Federation circuit, fired an 83 to take the Girls 15-18 class over Keesha Brown (104) and Breanne Garcia (119).

The next Kauai Junior Golf Association hosts the Summer Challenge Saturday at Puakea Golf Course.

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