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Jaskaran Sihota wins San Mateo County
Gary Monisteri with champion Jaskaran Sihota <br>(San Mateo County Photo)
Gary Monisteri with champion Jaskaran Sihota
(San Mateo County Photo)
SAN MATEO, CA (March 26, 2017) -- At the San Mateo County Championship hosted by Poplar Creek Golf Course Jaskaran Sihota followed up his opening round 64 with a 67 to win the title.

Sihota finished the weekend with a 131 tally and four shots in front of runner-ups Finigan Tilly (68-67--135) and Ryan Sloane (67-68--135).

Henrik Sohlberg (65-71--136) ended up fourth while David Escay (71-66--137) and Brent Booth (69 68 137) tied for fifth.

SENIOR DIVISION: AGE DEFYING MAGIC FROM JIM ONO

Jim Ono, nearing his 81st birthday, shot a final round 68 and won the San Mateo County Senior Championship.

Ono, a retired attorney, came alive on Sunday, coming from four strokes back to win by a single shot. This was a Senior event (55-plus) not a Super Senior. Jim bested all in in the field, some more than 25 years his junior. He posted scores of 73-68, 141 at the age of 80.

Finishing in a close second was Tony Ralph (73-69--142) as four others shared third two-strokes further back.

ROUND ONE RECAP

On the first day of the San Mateo County Championship hosted by Poplar Creek Golf Course Jaskaran Sihota fired a 64 to take a one shot lead.

When the final round begins on Sunday Henrik Sohlberg will begin play in second place following a 65, Ryan Sloane with a 67 is in third place, in fourth place it is Finigan Tilly after a 68 while Dylan VanderVeer and Brent Booth are tied for fifth at 69.

In the Senior Division Jim Ono is leading the way after a 73, Ralph Castanzo and Jim Williams are sharing second after 74's.

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