By Jim Meehan

Mead’s Mularski, Martinsen fall in amateur

Mead High’s Taylor Mularski won two matches at the Pacific Northwest Golf Association’s Junior Girls Amateur before falling to top-seeded Kennedy Knox in Thursday’s semifinals at Palouse Ridge in Pullman.

Mularski, who tied for third in the 36hole qualifying, opened match play with a 2-and-1 victory over Elle Evans of Mercer Island, Washington, and a 4-and-3 win over Brooke Patterson, of Eagle, Idaho.

Mead’s Caden Martinsen lost in Thursday’s quarterfinals of the Junior Boys Amateur. Martinsen won a pair of matches 1-up Wednesday at Palouse Ridge before falling 7 and 6 to second-seeded Collin Hodgkinson, of Beaverton, Oregon.