Incoming Freshmen Hie, Lovemark Duke It Out At CIF Southern Regional
June 5, 2006
In a battle of incoming USC freshmen, Rory Hie of Cerritos High defeated Jamie Lovemark of Torrey Pines High in a playoff to win the 2006 CIF-SCGA Southern Regional Championships on Friday (June 1).
Hie fired a 6-under 66 to defeat Lovemark. Both will begin their freshman year at USC in the upcoming fall semester.
Despite windy conditions, Hie, collected seven birdies and only one bogey on the 6,702-yard par-72 course, while future USC teammate and Lovemark came away with eight birdies and two bogies. Hie was victorious on the par-4 ninth in the one-hole playoff, scoring a four to Lovemark's five.
Lovemark's Torrey Pines' team tied for first, but lost the team title on a six-man tiebreaker.