Wolf Creek’s Nicolls finishes second at junior golf stop in Ponoka

Ponoka native Jared Nicolls, who plays out of the Wolf Creek Golf Resort, placed second in the final McLennan Ross/Sun Junior Golf Tour regular event of the season at the Ponoka Community Golf Club Monday.

PONOKA — Ponoka native Jared Nicolls, who plays out of the Wolf Creek Golf Resort, placed second in the final McLennan Ross/Sun Junior Golf Tour regular event of the season at the Ponoka Community Golf Club Monday.

Nicolls shot a two-under par 70 to finish one stroke back of Nicke Vandermey of Edmonton’s Lewis Estates. Both were in the born in 1994-96 division.

Michael Harrison of Camrose was third with a 73 while Bradyn Thorogood of Sundre shot a 75.

Brandon Maxwell of Rocky Mountain House’s Pine Hills came in with a 78, which placed him in a tie for seventh overall and second in the born in 1997-98 division, two strokes back of Sikander Kaleka of Stony Plain.

Sam Hamelin of Stettler was third in the born in 1999 and later division with an 83. Brock Chelle of the Edmonton’s Derrick Club had an 80.

Emily Creaser of the Derrick Club won the girls’ title with an 82, four strokes up on Courtney Dickson of Innisfail.

Shaye Leidenius of Ponoka had a 90 and Daria Ledenius a 98.

The tour championship is set for Monday at Wolf Creek.

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