PNW Junior Girls Am: Regional flavor in championship match

Bellevue’s Marianne Li will face Brittany Kwon of Bremerton in the final of the Pacific Northwest Junior Girls Amateur Championship on Thursday at the Olympia Country and Golf Club.

Li, who attends Bellevue’s Newport High School and is a University of California commit, topped Alisha Kau, 6 and 5, and birdied her final five holes in Wednesday’s match-play semifinal.

In the other semifinal, Kwon, who is 13 years old, defeated Michelle Kim, 4 and 3, after birdieing five of her final seven holes to reach the 8 a.m. final.

Earlier in the day’s quarterfinals, Lau defeated Olympia’s Kenedee Peters, 1-up.