Sisters Dominate Girls Divisions at Northumberland
Pugwash, N.S. (May 24, 2016) – The CJGA Junior at Northumberland was a family affair, with two pairs of sisters finishing at the top of their divisions. The field was competing for exemptions to represent CJGA Team Canada at the IMG Junior World Golf Championships in San Diego, California
Junior Girls Division (U19)
Meghan McLean, 17, from Port Williams, N.S., won the Junior Girls division title, firing rounds of 75, 82, for a tournament total of 157.
From Chester, N.S., Allison Chandler, 18, posted rounds of 84, 79, for a tournament total of 163, placing in the runner up position.
Junior Boys Division (U19)
Calvin Ross, 17, from Fredericton, N.B., earned the Junior Boys division title after carding rounds of 76 (+4), 71 (-1) for a two-day total of 147.
Following behind Ross was Benjamin Chassé, 16, from Fall River, N.S. Chassé put in a solid effort, posting rounds of 87, 72, giving him a tournament total of 159.
Juvenile Girls Division (U17)
Heather McLean, 15, from Port Williams, N.S., followed her sisters’ footsteps after claiming the Juvenile Girls division title. McLean topped the competition firing rounds of 89, 82, for a weekend total of 171.
Mackenzie Scott, 15, from Upper Hampstead, N.B., took home the second place title with matching rounds of 100, ending the weekend with a total score of 200.
Juvenile Boys Division (U17)
From Rothesay, N.B., Isaac Darling, 15, won the Juvenile Boys division carding rounds of 78 (+6), 78 (+6), for a tournament total of 156.
A stroke behind was Ewan Kelly Jr., 15, from Beaver Bank, N.S., who placed second in the division. Kelly shot rounds of 80, 77 for a weekend total of 157.
Bantam Boys Division (U15)
Owen Mullen,12, from Truro, N.S., took home the win in the Bantam Boys division, posting rounds of 81, 77 for a two-day total of 158.
Following closely behind, were Jake Smith, 13, from Dartmouth, N.S., and Brady Margeson, 13, from Fall River, N.S. Both boys had matching rounds of 82, 79 giving them a weekend total of 161 place them both in second.
Bantam Girls Division (U15)
Another set of sisters, Haley Baker, 14, and Abbey Baker, 11, from Halifax, N.S, dominated the Bantam Girls division. Haley came in first place after firing rounds of 94, 94 for a tournament total of 188. Her sister Abbey finished in second place with rounds of 108, 102 for a two-day total of 210.
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