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Vaqueros earn spot in Regional; Steinberger ties for 9th in WSC Finals

Zach Steinberger shot 153 to take ninth in the WSC Finals. He and Felix Dine were named All-WSC. (Photo by Ken Sciallo / Sevilla Photography)
Zach Steinberger shot 153 to take ninth in the WSC Finals. He and Felix Dine were named All-WSC. (Photo by Ken Sciallo / Sevilla Photography)

Zach Steinberger shot 153 to finish ninth on Monday in the WSC Men's Golf Finals at Crystalaire Country Club in Llano. Steinberger, a former Dos Pueblos High star, shot 76 and 77.

SBCC took fourth in the nine-team tourney at 793. Canyons won both WSC No. 11 and No. 12 with scores of 362 and 375 for a 737 that was 39 strokes better than Hancock. Ventura was third at 786.

Canyons, the defending state champion, won its ninth straight conference title with a 93-3 record. Ventura was second (73-23), followed by the Vaqueros (70-26) and Hancock (63-33). Those four teams qualified for the Southern Cal Regional next Monday, a 36-hole event at Bakersfield CC.

Austin Duffy turned in the second-best score for Santa Barbara, shooting 83-74 for a 157 that placed him 16th in the 52-player field. Duffy tied his season best of 74 and tied for third in WSC No. 12. Gabe Cloquet shot 78 and 81 for a 159.

Steinberger and Felix Dine were named to the All-WSC squad.

Joey Herrera of Ventura was the medalist with rounds of 2-under 70 and 2-over 74 for an even-par 144.

The State Championships will be held for the first time at Sandpiper Golf Course in Goleta. The 36-hole tourney is scheduled for Monday, May 14.

WSC Finals
At par-72 Crystalaire CC
36-hole scores

 Team --  1, Canyons 362-375--737. 2, Hancock 391-385--776. 3, Ventura 397-389--786. 4, SBCC 401-392--793. 5, Glendale 400-398--798. 6, Bakersfield 404-405--809. 7, Antelope Valley 432-420--852. 8, Citrus 457-474--931. 9, Victor Valley, no score.
 Medalist -- 1, Joey Herrera, Ventura, 70-74--144. 2 (tie), Jones Comerford, Canyons, 72-74--146; Clemente Yanes, Canyons, 72-74--146; AJ Roa, Glendale, 73-73--146. 5, Elliot Bourke, Hancock, 75-73--148. 6, Cory Hasse, Canyons, 70-80--150.
 SBCC scores -- 9, Zach Steinberger 76-77--153. 16, Austin Duffy 83-74--157. Gabe Cloquet 78-81--159, Felix Dine 81-80--161, Kotaro Noda 83-80--163, Jack Heavey 89-81--170.
 Final WSC standings -- 1, Canyons 93-3. 2, Ventura 73-23. 3, SBCC 70-26. 4, Hancock 63-33. 5, Glendale 55-41. 6, Bakersfield 42-54. 7, Antelope Valley 23-73. 8, Citrus 12-84. 9, Victor Valley 2-94.
 SBCC overall record – 90-45.

WSC No. 11
At par-72 Crystalaire CC
Final scores

 Team -- 1, Canyons 362. 2, Hancock 391. 3, Ventura 397. 4, Glendale 400. 5, SBCC 401. 6, Bakersfield 404. 7, AVC 432. 8, Citrus 457. 9, Victor Valley, no score
 Medalist -- 1 (tie), Cory Hasse, Canyons, 70; Joey Herrera, Ventura 70. 3 (tie), Jones Comerford, Canyons, 72; Clay Kucera, Canyons, 72; Clemente Yanes, Canyons, 72.
 SBCC scores – Zach Steinberger 76, Gabe Cloquet 78, Felix Dine 81, Austin Duffy 83, Kotaro Noda 83, Jack Heavey 89.
 WSC standings -- 1, Canyons 85-3. 2, Ventura 67-21. 3, SBCC 65-23. 4, Hancock 56-32. 5, Glendale 51-37. 6, Bakersfield 39-49. 7, AVC 21-67. 8, Citrus 11-77. 9, Victor Valley 2-86.

WSC No. 12
At par-72 Crystalaire CC
Final scores

 Team --  1, Canyons 375. 2, Hancock 385. 3, Ventura 389. 4, SBCC 392. 5, Glendale 398. 6, Bakersfield 405. 7, AVC 420. 8, Citrus 474. 9, VVC, no score.
 Medalist -- 1 (tie), AJ Roa, Glendale, 73; Elliot Bourke, Hancock, 73. 3 (tie), Austin Duffy, SBCC, 74; Jones Comerford, Canyons, 74; Joey Herrera, Ventura, 74; Clemente Yanes, Canyons, 74.
 SBCC scores -- 3 (tie), Austin Duffy 74. Zach Steinberger 77, Felix Dine 80, Kotaro Noda 80, Gabe Cloquet 81, Jack Heavey 81.