Ventura College Athletics

Ventura Golf Third in Santa Maria

Freshman Jake Yasutake shot a 7-over 79 on Monday at the WSC No. 5 at Santa Maria Country Club, helping the Pirates to a third place finish out of nine competing teams.
Freshman Jake Yasutake shot a 7-over 79 on Monday at the WSC No. 5 at Santa Maria Country Club, helping the Pirates to a third place finish out of nine competing teams.

The Pirates' golf team battled difficult windy conditions at the par-72 Santa Maria Country Club course on Monday, placing third at the Western State Conference No. 5 hosted by Allan Hancock College. The Pirates carded a team score of 398, behind Canyons at 387 and Santa Barbara at 389. Freshman Nick Burns tied for fourth place overall with a 3-over 75 while Mason Teron and Jake Yasutake each shot 79.

Michael Ray was next for the Pirates with an 82 while Kaden Santos  carded an 83. Noah Hollander finished the day with an 89 for VC.

Ventura will next head to WSC No. 6 hosted by Antelope Valley College on Monday March 18. Tee times at Antelope Valley Country Club in Palmdale will begin at 10:00 am.

WSC No. 
At par-72 Santa Maria CC

Final scores
1. Canyons 387, 2. Santa Barbara 389, 3. VENTURA 398, 4. Bakersfield 409, 5. Glendale 418, 6. Hancock 427, 7. Antelope Valley 434, 8. Citrus 493, 9. Victor Valley, no score.

Medalist (par 72): 1. Brennen Boulger, Antelope Valley, 72. 2 (tie). Nobuhiko Wakaari, Canyons, 74; Jack Green, Canyons, 74. 4. (tie), Nick Burns, Ventura, 75; Theo Andre-Fouet, Santa Barbara, 75; Peter Kim, Glendale, 75;

WSC Standings
1. (tie) Canyons 37-3, Santa Barbara 36-4, 3. VENTURA 32-8, 4. Glendale 23-17, 5. Bakersfield 22-18, 6. Hancock 15-25, 7. Antelope Valley 10-30, 8. Citrus 4-36, 9. Victor Valley 0-40.