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Bellingham’s Allen into PNGA Women’s Mid-Amateur quarterfinals

Bellingham’s Catherine Allen advanced through the first round of match play to the quarterfinals of the 14th Pacific Northwest Women’s Mid-Amateur on Thursday, July 9, at the BanBury Golf Course in Eagle, Idaho.

Allen, who was seeded ninth after two stroke-play rounds earlier in the week, knocked off eight-seeded Denise Kieffer of University Place 1-up.

Allen moves on to face Lani Elston from Milwaukie, Ore., in the quarterfinals Friday, July 10.

Bellingham’s Audrey Orem, who was seeded 10th, fell 2-up to Auburn’s Hannah Kim in the first round of the 114th Pacific Northwest Women’s Amateur, which also was being held in Eagle.