Griffiths sits seventh at Men’s Am

Zak Griffiths of Red Deer shot a three-under par 68 to grab the lead among Central Albertans at the Sun Life Financial Men’s Amateur Golf Championship Thursday.

MEDICINE HAT — Zak Griffiths of Red Deer shot a three-under par 68 to grab the lead among Central Albertans at the Sun Life Financial Men’s Amateur Golf Championship Thursday.

Griffiths, who had opening rounds of 71-75 in the 72-hole event, is in seventh place with a 214 total, seven strokes back of Neil Thomas of Edmonton, who shot a 69 Thursday.

Sang Gyun Lee of Calgary, who had a 66, and Craig Gibson of Brooks, who came in with a 71, share second place at 209 with Riley Fleming of Calgary at 210, following a 70.

Kyle Morrison and Jordan Krulicki of Red Deer are tied for 12th at 217. Morrison shot a 70 Thursday following rounds of 73-74 while Krulicki came in with a 72 to go with opening rounds of 73-72.

Shawn Schwartz of Stettler had a 72 and is tied for 32nd at 223, one stroke better than Brett Pasula of Red Deer, who had a 75, and is tied for 37th.

Mitch Bach of Sundre is in a tie for 43rd at 227, following a 78, while Jason Thiels of Olds also shot a 78 and is at 229 and in a tie for 47th.

Spencer Dorowicz of Olds is in 52nd at 234 following an 83.

The final round goes today with the top four finishers on the Willingdon Cup team.

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