GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The Frank Capehart Tri-County Junior Golf League played its second tournament of the season Monday afternoon at the Cliffside Golf Course in Gallia County. The light rain that fell before and during the early holes of the tournament may have kept a few participants at home, but those that played did not let the weather limit their efforts. The results of the play produced some new individual winners as well as some changes in the year to date point standings.
The 10-and-under age group had their first players for the year. Dylan Tayengco from Point Pleasant shot a fine 45 for the day. Cade Roberts from Gallipolis placed second. Dylan now leads this group with a total of 10 points while Cade is a close second with eight points.
Bryce Tayengco, Dylan’s older brother was the only player in the 11-12 age group. Bryce’s score of 46 won the 10 first place points. A tie for first place now exists for this group. Bryce and Jonah Hoback, missing for Monday’s action, from Racine are now tied at the top with 10 points each in the boys division. Sydney Cleland from Racine did not play this week, but remains the leader in the girls division with 10 points.
The 13-14 year old age group provided competitive golf for the top 3 positions. Newcomer Logan Sheets from Bidwell turned in a score of 49 to edge Jacob Hoback from Racine by two strokes with Jared Parissi from Gallipolis finishing an additional stroke behind. Jacob has now accumulated 18 points for the season, but both Logan and Jared are within striking distance with 10 and six points respectively.
Six players participated in the 15-17 year old age group. The days top score was 43 shot by Gus Slone from Crown City. Seth Jarrell, from Crown City, followed with a 52 for the second place trophy. Ethan Swain,also from Crown City, and Jordan Howell of Gallipolis tied for third place with each posting a 55 for the day.
Zack Morris, from Vinton, and Cuyler Mills from Crown City also played. Gus Slone and Seth Jarrell are now tied for first place with 18 points apiece. Ethan Swain moved into the third position with nine points.
David Michael from Crown City won the 18-19 year old age group shooting a 43 for the nine holes. This is second week that David has won first place in this group. His year to date total point score is 20. Andy Welch, from Crown City, finished in second place. His year to date point total is now eight giving him a outside shot to replace David as the leader in this group.
The next stop on the tournament schedule is next Monday, June 18, at the Riverside Golf Course in Mason, W.Va. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with play starting at 9 a.m.