PULLMAN, Wash. (July 9, 2014) -- And then there were eight...
The quarterfinals are set at the 2014 Pacific Northwest Amateur Championship as the remaining eight players punched their tickets with two wins apiece on a busy day at Palouse Ridge Golf Club.
No. 49 Derek Bayley and No. 25 Derek Hatch survived the Rounds of 32 and 16 Wednesday, setting up a quarterfinal match Thursday at 7:30 a.m.
Bayley knocked off Clay Christensen 3 and 2 in the morning round before defeating Tye Gabriel 5 and 4 in the Round of 16. Gabriel had previously upset top-seed and stroke-play qualifying medalist Dale Brandt-Richards of Australia.
Hatch, meanwhile, defeated No. 8 Greg Gildea and No. 9 Jesse Heinly to move on.
No. 4 Cole Madey remains among the highest qualifying seeds left in the action. He beat Spencer Weiss and brother Clayton during his busy day Wednesday.
He'll face No. 28 Charles Kern, who beat No. 5 Tom Swanson and No. 44 Will Brink to move on.
In the third quarterfinal, No. 2 Hans Reimers will face Dylan Wu, the seventh seed. Reimers, a rising amateur on the national scene, beat Jarrett Foote 2 and 1 after knocking off Michael Butler 3 and 2.
In the final match in the Round of 8, No. 14 James Beale beat Tyler Salsbury and Cory Crawford to move on where he'll face No. 6 Conner Kumpula Wednesday. Kumpula advanced with wins over Joseph Harvie and Jordan Weir on Wednesday.
Following Thursday morning's quarterfinal matches, the semifinal round will be played ahead of the 36-hole championship round match scheduled for Friday.
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