Birch Ridge does well on Day 1 of 2-day Alaska Junior State Championship

  • By Staff Report
  • Monday, August 3, 2015 9:59pm
  • Sports

Birch Ridge golfers used their home course to their advantage Monday in the first day of the Alaska Junior State Championship at Birch Ridge Golf Course. The tournament concludes today with tee times starting at 8:30 a.m.

Birch Ridge golfers have the lead in five of the eight divisions.

Katelin Richards leads in the girls 16-through-18, 18-hole division, Danica Schmidt leads in the girls 16-through-18, nine-hole division, Anika Richards leads in the girls 11-to-13 division, Max Dye leads in the boys 16-through-18 division, and Shane Sundberg leads in the boys 10-through-12 division.

The team competition also will be decided on the final day of play today. Coming into the Alaska Junior State Championship, the Kenai Peninsula and Anchorage were tied for the team lead, with Valley just behind.

Alaska Junior State Championship

at Birch Ridge Golf Course

Day 1

Girls 16-18, 18-hole division

Katelin Richards 78

Cianna Jorgenson 105

Carter Nelson 114

Girls 16-18, 9-hole division

Danica Schmidt 50

Aliann Schmidt 56

Caitlin Gohr 56

Emma Broyles 64

Girls 11-13 (9 holes)

Anika Richards 50

Gabi Gohr 59

Grace Gohr 61

Jolie Widaman 76

JulieAnn Nye 81

Girls 10 and under (9 holes)

Karly Ellis 68

Keely Sundberg 74

Boys 16-18 (18 holes)

Max Dye 80

Tyler Young 87

Dustin Day 96

Dylan Campbell 122

Boys 13-15 (18 holes)

Sullivan Menard 79

Max Escobedo 83

Jack Newell 85

Brock Kant 90

Grant Epple 93

Hudson Jackson 94

Zach Day 109

Brandon Groesbeck 113

Cody Nye 113

Boys 10-12, 18 holes

Shane Sundberg 85

Ben Broyles 87

Wyatt Ellis 89

Aden Sadler 92

Caleb Tachick (9 holes) 61

Hudson Mobley (9 holes) 72

Boys 9 and under

Sebastian Maglaqui 60

Sam Klein 61

More in Sports

Soldotna's Isaac Chavarria competes in the triple jump at the Region 3/Division I meet at Ed Hollier Field at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska, on Saturday, May 21, 2022. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Soldotna girls win regions; SoHi boys, Kenai boys, girls finish 2nd

Stars boys left meet thinking they had won, but that changed with Sunday review of team scores

tease
Chugiak softball wins Bash on the Bay

The Chugiak softball team defeated Dimond 6-2 on Saturday to win the… Continue reading

tease
SoHi, Kenai, Homer baseball collect wins

The Soldotna baseball team defeated host Redington 12-8 on Saturday to move… Continue reading

The Kenai Central boys soccer teams mobs Joe Hamilton (center) after Hamilton scored the game-winning penalty kick in the Peninsula Conference championship game Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Nikiski High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Kenai soccer sweeps Peninsula Conference titles

The Kenai Central girls and boys soccer teams swept the Peninsula Conference… Continue reading

Seward's Tommy Cronin competes in the triple jump at the Region 3/Division II meet Friday, May 20, 2022, at Ed Hollier Field at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Area track athletes punch early tickets to state

A few area athletes wrapped up automatic berths to the state track… Continue reading

tease
Kenai baseball rolls past Grace Christian

The visiting Kenai Central baseball team defeated Grace Christian on Friday 18-4… Continue reading

Soldotna's Hamilton Hunt rises above the crowd for a header Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Peninsula Conference soccer tournament at Nikiski High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Kenai girls, boys; SoHi boys; Homer girls soccer earn state berths

The Kenai Central girls and boys, Soldotna boys and Homer girls earned… Continue reading

tease
Homer goes 2-1 in Bash on the Bay

The Homer softball team went 2-1 on the opening day of the… Continue reading

tease
Colony softball nips Homer

The host Homer softball team lost a nonconference contest 4-3 in four… Continue reading

Most Read