Mountain View's Ben Choe, Stockton's Chad Mosovic and El Dorado Hill's Bobby Nyberg each shot 69s Thursday at Woodbridge Golf and Country Club to share the first-round lead in the Tokay Junior Golf Tournament.
Five golfers are within three shots of Choe and Mosovic, who are competing in the boys 16-17 age flight.
Lodi's Steven Meyer is five shots back after posting a 74.
Other locals competing in the flight include Patrick Weathers (77), Josh Harrison (81), Timothy Willett and Emile Santos (82), Brady Ward (84), Jeremy Duncan (90) and Addison Williams (93).
|Beau Zastrow, 10, of Lodi chips toward the green Thursday at the Tokay Junior Golf Tournament at the Woodbridge Golf and Country Club. (Jerry R. Tyson/News-Sentinel)|
Nyberg leads three players by three strokes in the boys 14-15 flight, including A.J. Hohn, who posted a 72. Other notables include Adam Beckman (75), Brian Ward (76), Chris Karger (78), Louie Kooyman (82), Jake Handel (85) and Ross Vilinskas (86).
Fairfield's Danielle Pereta leads the girls 15-17 flight by six strokes after posting a 73. Lodi's Megan Schultz shot a 96.
In the boys 12-13 flight, Jordan Cox of Redwood Shores shot a 72 to lead by seven strokes. Other locals included Michael Karger (88), Tyler Harrison (98) and Tory Weisz (108).
Sacramento's Casey Gee shot an 81 to lead the girls 12-14 flight by one stroke.
Connor Green of Selma leads the boys 10-11 flight by four shots after shooting a 39. Lodi's Beau Zastrow posted a 48.
Salinas' Sydney Burlison hit a 37 to lead the girls 11 and under flight by four strokes. Kercia Brakel of Woodbridge fired a 57.
In the boys nine and under flight, Patrick Grimes of Palo Alto shot a 42 for a one-shot lead. Woodbridge's Oliver Westbrook recorded a 59, and Alexander Alegre, also of Woodbridge, posted a 63.
The second and final round got underway at 7 a.m. today.
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