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Javier Delgadillo and Mattison Frick Win the 2020 New Year Classic

By January 20, 2020January 23rd, 2020No Comments
Delgadillo wins by one; Frick by two

Javier Delgadillo of El Paso, Texas came out on top in the Boys Championship division with a score of 6-under-par 138 at Raven Golf Club Phoenix, one stroke ahead of Alan Quezada of Phoenix and Cade Anderson of Scottsdale who both finished T2 with identical rounds of 69-70 (5-under-par 139). After a first round 70, Delgadillo began the final round one stroke behind Quezada and Anderson before shooting the low round of the tournament, 68, to pull ahead for the win by one. It is his first JGAA win in only two starts.

Also contested at Raven, Mattison Frick of Peoria and Carly Strole of Avondale finished round one in the Girls Championship division holding a share of the lead after a pair of 4-under-par 68s. Frick then separated herself from the pack with a second-round 72 to win at 4-under-par 140. Strole finished two strokes back at 2-under-par 142 along with Emily Shimkus of Cave Creek who fired two steady rounds of 70-72. The win is Frick’s first of the season to go along with two wins last year.

In the Boys 15-18 division, Adam Gibson (74-75) of Phoenix edged out Paul Klander (76-73) of Phoenix in a playoff at Raven after the two finished tied for first place at 5-over-par 149. On Arizona Biltmore’s Adobe Course, James Rogers of Cave Creek finished at 1-under-par 141 (69-72) at to win the Boys 13-14 division. Owen Bolles of Goodyear won in the Boys 11-12 Division (68-73—141, +11) held at Sunland Springs Golf Club. And Cyrus Mathur (39-39—78, +14) of Maricopa won in Boys 10 and Under division.

Arizona Biltmore’s Adobe Course, Ailis Tribolet, Chandler, won in the Girls 15-18 Division at 4-over par (72-74—146). Brynn Kort of Kingman won the Girls 13-14 Division at 2-over par (72-74—146). Madeleine Nguyen of Phoenix won the Girls 11-12 division at Sunland Springs at 24-over par (79-75—154), and Peyton DeCosta finished in first place in the Girls 10 and Under division at 13-over par (36-41—77).