Erynne Lee a win away from quarterfinals at U.S. Women’s Amateur

Silverdale’s Erynne Lee defeated Elisaberth Bernabe of Anaheim, Calif., 3 and 2, in the round of 32 at  the U.S. Women’s Amateur at the Country Club in Cleveland on Thursday morning.

Lee had four birdies and one bogey while playing a near flawless round.

The sophomore-to-be at UCLA is currently locked in a battle with Austin Ernst of Seneca, Calif., in the round of 16. The match is all square through 11 holes. If Lee wins, it’ll be the third straight year she’s advanced to the quarterfinals. The Central Kitsap grad was a semifinalist in 2008.

The Golf Channel will televise the tournament from 3-5 p.m. on Thursday.
UPDATE: Lee and Ernst are all square through 13 holes. You can follow the match here.

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