Junior Amateur Day 2 & 12-U Championship

Thirty juniors ages 10-12 competed for the title of State Champion during the final round of the 2019 Junior Amateur 12-U Division.

The day-one boys’ leader, Reid Piron had to play defensively during the final round to maintain his lead against Beau Sahr. Piron and Sahr finished today’s round with a score of 35 (-2), but Piron’s 4 Birdies in his first round, and low score of 33 (-4) gave him the 2-stroke lead he needed to become State Champion. Sahr finished the tournament with a two-day total of 68 (-6).

Beau Sahr finished second today with a two-day total of 70 (-4), and was awarded the 2019 Diamond Line Player of The Year Award for his season long point total.

Day-one girls’ leader, Allison Shockey started the round with a one stroke lead, but after a few holes she was able to give herself a 4-stroke lead over competitor Melia Cerenzia. Shockey ended her round with a score of 43 (+6) giving her a two-day total of 86 (+12). Shockey was awarded the 2019 Diamond Line Player of The Year Award based off of her season long point total.

The Boys’ 13-14 Division is currently being led by Will Strong with a two-day total of 145 (+1), after a second round score of 69 (-3). Strong had 5 Birdies today, and has a 2-stroke lead over Wheaton Ennis. Stephen Paul, Blake Helms, Zach Carter, and Ashton McArthur are within 5-strokes of Strong.

Daniel Uranga leads the Boys’ 15-18 division. During the round, Uranga had 3 Birdies and an Eagle to score 69 (-3). Brayden Miles and Cole Jaworski are tied only 1-shot behind Uranga with scores of 72 (E) with a two-day total of 143 (-1).

In the Girls’ 13-14 Division, Emry Gibbs finished with a 6-stroke lead over competitor Braylyn Bayer. Gibbs shot 78 (+10) during the second round. Gibbs is the only player in the Girls 13-14 Division to have 2 rounds in the 70’s.

Kelli Ann Strand continued to dominate the Girls 15-18 Division keeping her 7-stroke lead over Darby Rickel. Rickel scored a  71 (-1), and 2018 Junior AM Champion, Carly Carter took the low round of the day with a score of 70 (-2) to take the third place spot. It will be a battle on the golf course tomorrow to see who stays in the lead the win the 2019 Junior State Amateur!

Click here to view Championship Series Scores

Click here to view 12-U scores