Kyle Stewart made five birdies Monday to come away with the title at the Central Section Boys Golf Individual Championships.
The Clovis North senior shot a bogey-free round of 5-under-par 67 at Buena Vista Golf Course in Taft for a one-stroke victory over Michael Chang of Stockdale.
Blake Hathcoat of Clovis North, Peter Kuest of Clovis West and Warren Miller of Liberty-Bakersfield tied for third at 70.
Section team champion Clovis North and runner-up Clovis West next play in the Southern California Regional Championship on Thursday in Pasadena along with the top 12 individuals from Monday’s tournament who aren’t members of those teams.
The Bakersfield Californian contributed to this report.
Central Section Boys Golf Individual Championships
Monday at Buena Vista in Taft. Top 12 individuals not from section team champ Clovis North and runner-up Clovis West qualified for the Southern California Regional Championship on Thursday at Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena.
Kyle Stewart, Clovis North, 67
*Michael Chang, Stockdale, 68
Blake Hathcoat, Clovis North, 70
Peter Kuest, Clovis West, 70
*Warren Miller, Liberty, 70
Bryce Loosigian, Clovis North, 71
*Brian Stark, CVC, 71
*Michael Cliff, Fresno Christian, 72
*Dylan Otto, Kingsburg, 72
*Dheer Patel, Stockdale, 72
*Jeeven Larson, Strathmore, 73
*Lane Pulliam, Hanford, 73
Tyler Gardner, Clovis West, 74
*Adrian Gonzalez, Tulare Union, 74
*Drake Jones, Exeter, 74
*Nike Phan, Redwood, 75
*Dakota Rhea, Redwood, 75
Jackson Lake, Clovis, 75
Vance Millwee, Liberty-Bakersfield, 75
Philip Soung, Buchanan, 76
Brandon In, Stockdale, 77
Justin Lagera, Clovis North, 77
Dakota Ochoa, Liberty, 77
Blake Keesey, Tehachapi, 79
Parth Verma, El Diamante, 79
Blake Bourelle, Stockdale, 80
Garrison Chavez, Liberty, 80
Jacob Givens, Monache, 80
D.J. Simos, Frontier, 80
John Karayan, CVC, 81
Josh Maran, Bakersfield, 84
Daniel Taylor, Centennial, 84
Chase Foster, Clovis, 85
Ryan Sakamoto, Sanger, 85
Jake Sweeney, Liberty-Madera Ranchos, 85
Davis Borrego, Fresno Christian, 89
* Qualified for SoCal Regional Championship