Canyons Finishes Fourth at 3C2A State Preview
By Mari Kneisel/COC Sports Information
PASO ROBLES — College of the Canyons made a trip to Hunter Ranch Golf Course for the two-day 3C2A State Preview tournament held Oct. 9-10 in Paso Robles, with the Lady Cougars taking home a fourth-place team finish.
Mt. San Antonio College was crowned the victor with its two-day, four-player score of 652. Modesto College (690) finished in second with Reedley College (691) just a stroke behind in third followed by Canyons (697).
Modesto and Reedley both competed at the 2022 3C2A State Championship tournament alongside the Lady Cougars, where the Cougars finished runner-up to Reedley as the state champion.
COC sophomore Motoko Shimoji led the way once again for Canyons, finishing the tournament with a total score of 158 (80/78).
Flora Peugnet was close behind with her two-day total of 164 (81/83).
COC will next participate in the final regular season Western State Conference (WSC) event Monday, Oct. 23 at the Santa Maria Country Club. The tourney, hosted by Allan Hancock College, is scheduled for an 11 a.m. start.
Canyons will then play at the WSC Championships Oct. 29-30 at Rio Bravo Country Club in Bakersfield.
COC is the defending WSC champion having captured the program's 11th conference title in 2022.