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SPORTS BRIEF: Brush Prairie native wins Pepsi Northwest Women's Open at Twin Lakes
FEDERAL WAY - Brush Prairie native Lindsay Aho fired a second straight 2-under-par 70 and went on to win the Pepsi Northwest Women's Open Wednesday at the Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club in Federal Way.
Aho, an All-American at Portland's Concordia College, finished at 4-under-par 140 for the tournament and won by three shots over Jasi Acharya of Columbus, Mont.
Aho led by two shots over Acharya with two holes left and found herself in the bunker on the par-3 17th hole. But she holed out from the bunker and turned back the late rally to win the $4,000 first-place check. Acharya collected $2,700 for finishing second in the tournament.
Cheyenne Burbank of Gilbert, Ariz. was third at 146 while Emild Childs of Alameda, Calif. was fourth at 147. Kitty Robyn of Imperial Beach, Calif. was fifth and was also the low senior player of the tournament.
Low amateur honors went to Samantha Postillion of Burr Ridge, Ill.