Gama leads Goleta City Championship after Day 1

Brandon Gama will have a three-stroke lead heading into the final day of the Goleta City Championship after Saturday’s four-under 67 at Glen Annie Golf Course.

Brett Silvernail is in second place with a 70, followed by Mickey Kirby, Jerry Ledzinski and Johnny Ruiz at even par. Five more players are tied at 72 while defending champion Andrew Stanfield came in at 75.

Stanfield won last year by following up an opening-round 75 with a 66 on the second day.  Ruiz and Silvernail are also past champions having won in 2011 and 2012, respectively.

The leaders will tee off around 9:30 a.m. on Sunday at Glen Annie.