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Dallin Delgado and Alexis Vakasiuola Win JGAA Fall Classic

By November 7, 2022No Comments


The 2022 JGAA Fall Classic teed off at Lone Tree, Las Colinas and Augusta Ranch Golf Clubs November 5-6, with two players in the Boys Championship division shooting first-round, 8-under 63s at Lone Tree – Dallin Delgado of Mesa and Thomas Caffarelli of Scottsdale. Delgado followed with a 5-under 66 for win at -13, one stroke clear of Carlos Astiazaran (64-66) of Tucson in second place at -12. Astiazaran posted two bogeyless rounds, highlighted by an eagle-birdie, one-two punch on holes 5 and 6 both days. Delgado, likewise, reeled off two bogey-free rounds, putting up 13 birdies along the way to his first win in 2022. Vincent Cervantes of Chandler slid into third place after finishing at -8, with rounds of 66 and 68.

In the Girls Championship division, contested at Las Colinas, Alexis Vakasiuola caught fire in the first round with an eagle-birdie run on holes 1 and 2 (started on No. 10), to sit tied for the lead at 2-under 69 with Ailis Tribolet, who shot -5, 31 on her back nine for a share of the lead. Vakasiuola closed out the championship – her fourth win in 2022 – with another 69 to finish at -4, three strokes ahead of Madalyn Gubernick of Cave Creek, who carded rounds of 72-69 to finish at -1. Taylor Wilczek of Anthem came in third place at even par with rounds of 73-69.

Dylan Boenning of Phoenix earned first place in the Boys 15-18 division, shooting 4-under par, 69-69 at Lone Tree for the win. In the Girls 15-18 division competition, held at Las Colinas, Nicole Feistl-Isaza Feistl of Cave Creek fired 76-71, +5, en route to the win.  

Cooper Ingram of Scottsdale won in the Boys 13-14 division, held at Las Colinas Golf Club, shooting 1-under par 71-70. Natalia Fox of Peoria fired 74-69 to win the Girls 13-14 division at 1-over par.

Contested at Augusta Ranch Golf Club, Cason Dezzani (63-67) of Scottsdale won the Boys 11-12 division in a playoff over Lincoln Williamson (66-64) of Mesa after they finished tied for first place at +8. In the Girls 11-12 division, Addison Taylor of Scottsdale shot 69-63 for the win at +10.

Kellen Amis of Scottsdale took the Boys 10 and Under division at Augusta Ranch with scores of 28-32, even par. And Priya Natarajan of Phoenix won the Girls 10 and Under division at 14-over par (36-38).