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Cronkhite, Johnson, Langlois and Berger Out to Big Lead to Begin MGA Junior Team Championship; Kim and Simonds Sisters in Front Early

August 6, 2018

 
 
  ST. MICHAEL, Minn. – The foursome of Gavin Cronkhite, Kaleb Johnson, John Langlois and Tim Berger posted an opening-round 7-under par 209 to begin the 58th Minnesota Golf Association Junior Team Championship at Fox Hollow Golf Club with a commanding nine-shot advantage.
 
The team, all from Lakeville, Minn., was led by Cronkhite, who carded a 6-under par 66 and Johnson’s round of 2-under par 70. Langlois contributed by firing a round of 1-over par to help pace the field and put his team on top of the leaderboard following the first round of play Monday.
 
Beginning Tuesday’s second round in a tie for second place is the team of Caden Holt, Brady Holland, Matthew Syverson and Josh Hebrink, who combined for a round of 2-over par 218 along with the foursome of Braeden Sladek, Logan Hamak, Grant Rebrovich and Davis Johnson.
 
Tristan Nelko leads the individual competition following Monday’s opening round with a round of 7-under par 65. Nelko won the 2018 Class AAA individual title to wrap up his prep career at Wayzata High School.
 
The 58th MGA Junior Team Championship continues Tuesday as the final round is scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. at Fox Hollow Golf Club.
 

GIRLS’ DIVISION
Firing a round of 5-over par 149 Monday, the foursome of Claudia and Cayla Kim and Alayna and Amelia Simonds took the first-round lead at the 58th Minnesota Golf Association Junior Team Championship at Fox Hollow Golf Club.
 
Led by the Claudia Kim, who fired an even par 72 Monday, and Cayla Kim’s round of 77, the foursome will take a two-shot lead over the foursome of Madison Hicks, Courtney Wedin, Tricia Hemann and Hayley Thompson to Tuesday’s final round.
 
Kim and Hicks share the lead in the individual competition as both carded rounds of even par 72.
 
The final round of the 58th MGA Junior Team Championship gets underway at noon Tuesday at Fox Hollow Golf Club.


 

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