Vista Murrieta’s Lauren Sammon, who is coming off a Southwestern League title, earned another one by winning the CIF-SS Southern Individual Qualifier with a round of 70. Valley News/Andrez Imaging

By: Derryl Trujillo

— Contributing Writer

— The CIF-SS girls’ golf postseason opened with an individual qualifier hosted at Western Hills in Chino Wednesday, Oct. 27. Vista Murrieta sophomore Lauren Sammon, coming off a Southwestern League title at Fallbrook’s Golf Club of California, earned another title in winning the CIF-SS Southern Individual Qualifier with a round of 70. Sammon won the second round qualifier last year at River Ridge in Oxnard. She leads a group of five Valley News’ area players to advance, which also includes: Elina Kuang (Murrieta Mesa) 75, Jessica Li (Great Oak) 76, Mia Golovich (Murrieta Mesa) 80 and Kailani Dugdale (Murrieta Valley) 80.

They advance to the second round of individual qualifying at River Ridge in Oxnard Thursday, Nov. 4.

The following teams advanced to team qualifying this week at various sites:

D1: Great Oak (Southwestern League champions) – 11/2 at Los Serranos (North Course)

D2: Temecula Valley (Southwestern League at-large) – 11/2 at Jurupa Hills

D4: Paloma Valley (Ivy League at-large) and Temescal Canyon (Sunbelt League champion) – 11/2 at El Prado (Chino Creek)

Derryl Trujillo can be reached by email at socaltrekkieatgmail.com.