Former University of Washington golfer Charlie Hughes beat Oklahoma State sophomore Ian Davis 3 and 2 on Wednesday in the round of 64 in the U.S. Amateur Championship at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass.
Hughes will face Sebastian Cappelen of Denmark on Thursday.
Hughes, the No. 15 seed, won holes 11, 13 and 14 to go 3 up before closing his match out on the 16th hole.
Husky junior Gerrit Chambers dropped a 4 and 3 match to England’s Matt Fitzpatrick, who is No. 2 in the World Amateur Rankings.
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Tampa, Fla., and Cumberland County, N.J., finished pool play with 4-0 records in the Junior Softball World Series at Kirkland’s Everest Park. The host team, 3-1 in pool play, has a 5 p.m. Thursday quarterfinal game.
Lia Galdeira scored 17 points and Washington State got 33 points from its bench in an 80-66 victory over Hradec Králové in Sokolovna, Czech Republic. It was the second of four games on the Cougar women’s tour of Austria, Slovakia, and Czech Republic.
From sports-information reports.