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Posted: Monday, March 24, 2008 12:10 am | Updated: 9:21 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Tempe’s Trey Kaahanui, 14, and Chandler’s Kyung Kim, 13, picked up their first Arizona Junior Golf Association titles Sunday in the ReBath Heather Farr Classic at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa.

The field for the 54-hole stroke-play event consisted of 90 boys and 48 girls, ages 12-18, from 20 states, Canada, the Cayman Islands and Scotland.

In the boys division, Kaahanui coasted to victory with a 2-over-par 73 Sunday for a tournament total of 10-under 203.

Kim made two birdies and two bogeys to escape with an even-par round and finish at 4 under in the girls division.


• The Arizona State men’s team sat in fifth place with a 2-over 290 after the first round of the 15-team National Invitational Tournament in Tucson. TCU was in the lead with a 13-under 275.

Freshman Jesper Kennegard led the Sun Devils after the first round at 2-under 70 and was in a tie for seventh.


• Nathan Barrett tallied a pair of goals to lift the host Las Vegas Wranglers (43-12-2) to a 4-1 win over the Phoenix RoadRunners (22-35-9) in ECHL action.


• Former coach and recruiter Jack Renkens and San Francisco Giants strength and conditioning coach Ben Potenziano will be the speakers today for an educational presentation for student-athletes and their families.

The program begins at 7 p.m. at Kino Junior High School at 848 N. Horne in Mesa.

Renkens will discuss NCAA guidelines and the reality of college recruiting.

Potenziano will discuss steroids and the potential dangers of their use by high school students.

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