Los Angeles Preps: Katelyn Reynolds

Lilia Vu wins CIF girls individual golf title

November, 7, 2011
Fountain Valley's Lilia Vu won the CIF Southern Section individual girls golf championship with a 2-under 70 at the Talega Golf Club in San Clemente on Monday.

Vu was one of two players to shoot under par in the individual golf championship tournament. Megan Kim of Mira Costa was second with a 1-under 71.

Four players shot even par 72. Brea's Amy Lee was awarded third place in the tournament. Lydia Choi of Beverly Hills, Elizabeth Doty of Palos Verdes and Euna Pak of Northwood also shot even par.

Thirty-seven players advanced to the WSCGA girls golf championship in Murrieta on Thursday.

Golfers of note from L.A. North schools include Katelyn Reynolds of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame (74), Sophia Chen of Thousand Oaks (76) and Arielle Valdez of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame (77).

Jocelyn Chia from Crescenta Valley and Katie Rice from Oxnard made the cut for the WSCGA tournament with 6-over 78s. Hart's Kendell Dusenberry and Sherman Oaks Notre Dame's Kathryn Newton are also in with 7-over 79s. Julie Ward from West Ranch was the last player to make the cut at 8-over 80.

Notre Dame girls golf team falls short at Southern Section final

November, 4, 2011
The Sherman Oaks Notre Dame girls golf team shot 406 at The River Course at the Alisal in Solvang and finished in fifth place, its best showing in school history, but did not qualify for the CIF/WSCGA regional next week.

Notre Dame fell four shots short of making the cut with the top-four teams in Thursday's Southern Section final. Palm Desert won the Southern Section championship by one stroke over Torrance, 391-392. Torrance won the past three Southern Section championships.

Palos Verdes was third at 394 and Diamond Bar was fourth at 402.

Palm Desert, Torrance, Palos Verdes and Diamond Bar will play in the CIF/WSCGA regional on Nov. 10 in Murrieta.

Elizabeth Doty from Palos Verdes shot the low round of the day and was the only one in the 96-player field to shoot under par. She carded a 1-under 71 on a windy day at the Alisal Golf Course.

Katelyn Reynolds from Notre Dame was one of only 21 golfers to break 80. She shot a 6-over 78 to lead Notre Dame.

Thousand Oaks, making its first appearance in the Southern Section final, finished in 11th place. Sophia Chen was the top golfer for Thousand Oaks. She finished in a tie for third place with a 2-over 74.

Fairmont's Chung wins golf regional

November, 1, 2011
Kristin Chung of Fairmont won the CIF northern individual regional golf tournament in a playoff with Robynn Ree of Redondo at the River Ridge Golf Club Vineyard Course in Oxnard on Monday.

Chung and Ree shot 5-under par 67s after 18 holes. Both girls qualified for the CIF Southern Section individual final at the Talega Golf Course in San Clemente on Nov. 7.

Megan Kim from Mira Costa was third with a 4-under par 68.

Sophia Chen from Thousand Oaks finished in a tie for seventh place with a 2-under par 70.

Katelyn Reynolds from Sherman Oaks Notre Dame and Julie Ward, a freshman at West Ranch, tied for 11th place at 1-under par 71.

Twenty golfers shot under par in the northern individual regional. The top 54 advanced to the Southern Section individual final.

A first for Notre Dame girls' golf

October, 27, 2011
The Sherman Oaks Notre Dame girls' golf team won the CIF Southern Section Northern Team Divisional, the first in school history, at Soule Park Golf Course in Ojai on Wednesday.

The Knights shot 376 as a team and won the team divisional by 42 strokes over runner-up St. Joseph from Santa Maria. All six golfers from Notre Dame broke 80 on the par 72 course.

Katelyn Reynolds was one of two girls to shoot under par. She shot a 2-under 70 to lead Notre Dame.

The top four teams in the Northern Team Divisional advanced to the Southern Section finals at the Rivers Course at Alisal in Solvang on Nov. 3.

Sophia Chen from Thousand Oaks shot a 1-under par 71 and paced her team to a third-place finish in the team divisional. Oxnard finished in fourth place and clinched the final berth to the Southern Section finals.

Notre Dame's Tina Nagal and Sammy Winchester each shot 4-over pars 76, while Stephanie Bush and Arielle Valdez were each 5-over par, 77. Kathryn Newton shot 6-over par 78.