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Livermore High’s Casie Cathrea qualifies for LPGA CVS Challenge

Livermore High freshman Casie Cathrea, 13, qualified for this week’s LPGA event at Blackhawk Country Club yesterday after beating LPGA player Nicole Jeray in a playoff on Monday.

The CVS Challenge will feature the World’s top-ranked player Lorena Ochoa as well as Pleasanton-native Paula Creamer and several of the game’s other top names like Julie Inkster, Morgan Presell, Natlie Gulbis, Karrie Webb and Se Ri Pak.

Cathrea plays on the Livermore golf team.

Kyle Bonagura

Kyle Bonagura is a Pleasanton-based prep sports writer for the Bay Area Newsgroup-East Bay.

  • THE WHISTLE

    That’s sensational…Blackhawk is the type of course I think she will play well on. It’s not the toughest track around and they don’t trick it up for the women’s tournament like they do for men’s events. Best of luck Casie!!!

  • Dave Lewis

    Tonight, Casie will be featured on my sports reports on KCBS 740 AM starting at 7:15.

  • http://TurnerCommercialRealEstates Deborah Turner

    Way to go Cassie!!!!! Cheers on your great success and we will be there tomorrow to cheer you on.