Locals score well at Junior Tour event in Ponoka

Daria and Shaye Ledenius of Wolf Creek finished one-two in the girls division of a McLennan Ross Sun Junior Tour event Monday at the Ponoka Community Golf Club with respective scores of 74 and 75.

Daria and Shaye Ledenius of Wolf Creek finished one-two in the girls division of a McLennan Ross Sun Junior Tour event Monday at the Ponoka Community Golf Club with respective scores of 74 and 75.

Nikki Norlin of Innisfail placed fourth with an 86 and Clare McMahon of Balmoral tied for sixth with an 88. Meanwhile, Jaxon Lynn of the Red Deer Golf and Country Club (RDG&CC) shot a 70 to finish as runner-up to Dakota Smith of the Public Player Club in the boys division.

Smith checked in with a five-under 67. Brandon Maxwell of Pine Hills placed fourth overall with a 75, one stroke better than Logan Hill of the RDG&CC. Bryce Kopec of Alberta Springs tied for sixth with a 77 and Brady McKinlay of Lacombe shot a 78 and tied for eighth.

McKinlay also tied for top spot in the category for boys born in 2001 and later.

Other Central Alberta scores:

Sam Hamelin, Pheasantback, 85; Noah Hackett, Ponoka, 85; Taylor Dobbs, Innisfail 87; Liam McKeen, Gull Lake, 88; Brendan Grabo, Lacombe, 88.