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

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