Arizona Amateur: Sam Triplett is among Quarterfinalists
Sam Triplett <br>(Northwestern Athletics Photo)
Sam Triplett
(Northwestern Athletics Photo)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (August 25, 2016) -- It took 21 holes but top-seed Sam Triplett was able to outlast 17-seed Johnny Henno, to advance to the quarterfinal round of the 92nd Arizona Amateur at the Country Club at DC Ranch.

Triplett, a junior at Northwestern, advanced to the Round of 16 after a comfortable 6&5 Round of 32 victory against No. 33 Matthew Bergstrom.

Among those advancing to the quarterfinals is defending champion and two-seed Ken Tanigawa. The biggest challenge for Tanigawa so far came in the Round of 64 when he was able to eliminate No. 63 Zach Capel in 19 holes.

46-seed Anthony Cecere is the highest remaining seed and he has had some tight matches thus far winning 1 up in the Round of 64 and in 20 holes in the Round of 16.

Quarterfinal Matches

No. 1 Sam Triplett vs. No. 41 Sean McWilliams
No 20 J.J. Gresco vs. No. 12 Cory Bacon
No. 2 Ken Tanigawa vs. No. No. 7 Sean O'Donnell
No. 46 Anthony Cecere vs. No. 6 Hagen Fell

The semifinals will follow the quarterfinal matches on Friday afternoon with the championship match set for Saturday.

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Amateur AGA Members, All non-Exempt members MUST qualify. Maximum 132 contestants for 36- holes individual stroke play @ gross; Low 63 qualifiers advance to match play; Defending Champion has the #2 seed automatically but may earn medalist honors through qualifying.

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