Fort Wayne, IN (Sports Network) - Yueer Feng won both of her matches on
Thursday to move into the quarterfinals at the U.S. Girls' Junior
Feng, a quarterfinalist last year, held off Emily Campbell, 2 & 1, in the
second round, then cruised by Hannah Green 5 & 4 in the third round.
Cassie Cathrea earned a 3 & 1 win over Jennifer Kupcho in round two before
ousting defending champion Minjee Lee in 19 holes in round three.
Feng will face Gabriella Then in the quarterfinal. Then had the biggest win in
round three as she cruised by Cheyenne Knight, 7 & 6. Cathrea will take on
Bethany Wu in the quarters on Friday.
Both of Wu's matches went 18 holes and she earned hard fought 1-up victories
The other two quarterfinal matches will have Sabrina Bonanno facing Megan
Khang and Lakareber Abe taking on Kathleen Scavo.
Bonanno picked up two easy wins on Thursday, including a 4 & 3 victory over
stroke-play medalist Bailey Tardy. Khang needed 20 holes to oust Hannah
O'Sullivan before she rolled to a 5 & 4 win over Maria Fassi.
Abe and Scevo both earned a pair of 2 & 1 wins Thursday at Sycamore Hills Golf
The quarterfinals and semifinals will both take place on Friday. The 36-hole
final is slated for Saturday.
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