Ebster, wong in junior worlds

Modesto's Christopher Ebster and Oakdale's Mabel Wong both qualified for the Junior World Golf Championships July 12-15 in San Diego.

Ebster, who will be a seventh-grader at Somerset Middle School, shot a 2-over 74 at Poppy Ridge in Livermore, good for second place behind San Francisco's Alex Chin (69) in the boys' 11-12 age group.

Ebster beat Palo Alto's Albert Im on the second playoff hole.

Wong, who will be a freshman at Oakdale High, shot a 5-over 77, tying for first with Sunnyvale's Nancy Xu in the girls' 13-14 bracket.