Calif.Women's Amateur: Down to the quarterfinals

CARMEL, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2011) -- Stroke play medalist Kimberley Lorenzana advanced with a 7 & 6 victory over Sally Tomlinson of Walnut Creek and a 3 & 2 win over Tiffany Kuroki of West Covina. Lorenzana will meet Regina De Guzman of Danville in tomorrow's quarterfinal match.

Number two seed Lauren Dobashi, last years runner-up, beat Kendall Dusenberry of Newhall 6 & 5 but lost to Wanasa Zhou of Beaumont 3 & 1.

Renata Young, first time player in the event, won her match against Heidi Ushijima of Hillsborough 2-up and her afternoon match against Xianmel Jin of Beaumont 4 & 3. Young will meet Elizabeth Wang of San Marino in the quarterfinals.

Sandy Woodruff, number 4 seed downed nine year old Lucy Li of Redwood Shores 2-up but lost her second match to Petra Cole of Santee 5 & 3.

Four time champion Lynne Cowan beat Alicia Binneboese of Carmel Valley 8 & 6 and then beat Layney Silva of Stockton by a close 2-up margin. Cowan will play #13 seed Petra Cole of Santee in tomorrow's quarterfinals.

Play will begin tomorrow at 8:00 am with the semifinals starting at 12:30.

ABOUT THE California Women's Amateur

The California Women’s Amateur Championship was founded in 1967 and played at Pebble Beach Golf Links until 1987 when the Championship was invited to Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, where the tournament remains to this day.

36-hole stroke play qualifying round, 18 holes each day, to determine 32 players for match play. Prizes will be awarded to the Champion, Runner-up, Semifinalists, Quarterfinalists and the 36-hole Low Gross Medalist from qualifying rounds.

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