Posted with permission, article and pictures, courtesy of Hawaii Pacific University
PUEBLO, Colo. – Hawai’i Pacific University slipped a spot in the second round of the 2022 NCAA Division II West/South Central Super Regional on Friday at the Pueblo Country Club.
The Sharks posted a 303 on Friday for a team total of 602, 11 strokes behind Simon Fraser at 591 in 19th.
The round of the day for the Sharks was turned in by junior Keli’i Kamelamela-Dudoit, of Ho’olehua, Hawai’i/Kamehameha-Kapalama who fired a 1-over-par 72 on the par 71, 6,522-yard PCC layout. Kamelamela-Dudoit chalked up three birdies and a bogey on the front nine, but followed with four bogeys and a birdie on the back side. He was one stroke better one than sophomore Keita Okada of Tokyo, Japan/Bradenton, Fla. IMG Academy who carded a second straight 2-over 73 with a round of three bogeys and a birdie. Okada has a 36-hole total of 4-over 146, while Kamelamela-Dudoit is at 5-over 147.
Senior Ryan Torres, from San Jose, Calif./Evergreen Valley shot a 3-over 74 for a total of 9-over 151, while freshman Grant Garrison of Lake Tapps, Wash./Sumner added an 84 for a 159, and senior Ray Kim of Aiea, Hawai’i/Moanalua turned in a 90 for a 166.
Midwestern State (Texas) posted the team round of the day, putting up an 13-under 271 on the day to lead the tournament at 11-under 557, one stroke up on Colorado Mesa at 10-under 558 in second and four strokes ahead of host Colorado State-Pueblo at 7-under 561 in third.
Midwestern’s Jake Doggett fired a 5-under 66 on Friday to tie for the lead at 7-under 135 with Colorado Mesa’s Dakota Gillman. CMU’s Timmy Cavarno had the round of the day with a 9-under 62 to sit a stroke back in third at 6-under 136.
The final round of the regional is Saturday, with the Sharks joining Simon Fraser and Sonoma State starting the day at 3:30 a.m. HST (7:30 a.m. MDT) at the Pueblo Country Club.