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Farouze, Calvin guide Vaqueros to second in Desert Classic

Lauren Calvin shot 79 on Saturday and finished seventh out of 41 players in the Desert Classic. (Photo by Ken Sciallo / Sevilla Photography)
Lauren Calvin shot 79 on Saturday and finished seventh out of 41 players in the Desert Classic. (Photo by Ken Sciallo / Sevilla Photography)

Stephanie Farouze fired a 78 and Lauren Calvin shot 79 on Saturday, helping SBCC to a second-place finish in the Desert Classic women's golf tournament at Tahquitz Creek Resort in Palm Springs.

Calvin took seventh with a 36-hole total of 160 (81-79). Farouze shaved 10 strokes off her first round and finished ninth at 166. Katie Stribling of Irvine Valley was the medalist at 145 (74-71) and Brittney Do of Saddleback was second at 151 (77-74).

Desert won the tourney with a blazing 302 on Saturday, 38 strokes lower than its first-round tally. The Roadrunners totaled 642 strokes and beat SBCC (335-340--675) and Reedley by 33 shots.

The Vaqueros (10-3) won a playoff for second place with a better fifth-person score (Juliet Parsons' 93 beat Reedley's fifth player by two strokes).

Santa Barbara will take next week off, then host WSC No. 2 on Monday, Sept. 10 at the Santa Barbara Golf Club, starting at 10 a.m.

Desert Classic
At par-72 Tahquitz Creek Resort
Final round
 
Team -- 1, Desert 340-302--642. 2, SBCC 335-340--675 (won 5th-player playoff). 3, Reedley 335-340--675. 4, Modesto 355-336--691. 5, Mt. SAC 361-355--716. 6, Saddleback 378-371--749.
 Medalist (par 72) -- 1, Katie Stribling, Irvine Valley, 71-74--145. 2, Brittney Do, Saddleback, 77-74--151. 3, Zoe Walker, Desert, 80-73--153. 4, Serena DiMauro, Reedley, 74-81--155.
 SBCC scores -- 7, Lauren Calvin 81-79--160. 9, Stephanie Farouze 88-78--166. Alexa Bleth 85-90--175, Corina Garcia 81-96--177, Juliet Parsons 92-93--185, Kayla Karst 95-93--188.
 SBCC overall record -- 10-3.