REGINA - Ella Kozak of Yorkton is the first round leader of the 2022 Saskatchewan Junior Women’s Championship.
Kozak, 16, carded an opening round score of 5-over par, 78 at the Royal Regina Golf Club on Tuesday. She leads Shell Lake’s Brooklin Fry by four strokes. Autumn Neiszner is third at 12-over par after the Regina golfer shot 85 in the first round of the 54-hole tournament.
Chloe Wills of Kyle leads the under-15 girls division after recording a 6-over par, 78. Swift Current’s Niya Friesen is second at 12-over par, 84. Grace Odnokon shot 79 in the Saskatoon players provincial debut, she's in third place.
Regina’s Yuna Lee is atop the under-13 girls division.
Junior Men's Championship
Saskatoon’s Tommy Danielson was just one of two players to shoot under par in round one of the Junior Men’s Championship.
Danielson, 17, was a shot better than Chase Pochylko on Tuesday at the Royal Regina Golf Club, Danielson posted a 2-under par, 69. Pochylko, also of Saskatoon is at 1-undr par, 70. Two players are tied at 1-over par, Kindersley’s Cort Tunall and Regina’s Luke Cote each posted scores of 72.
A logjam of players are tied for fifth at 2-over par, 73.
There is a tie at the top of the under-17 boys division.
Weyburn’s Darien Herlick and Ryden Amberson of Regina each opened the championship with a 2-over par, 73. Brayden Skene of Warman is third at 3-over par.
The boys under-15 leader is Ryan Mosher of Saskatoon. He shot an opening round score of 4-over par, 74. Dane Giesbrecht of Warman is second at 6-over par, 76. Elias Haukeness of Buena Vista and Saskatoon golfer Aricin Franklin are tied for third at 7-over par.
Regina product Austin Nesbitt leads the under-13 boys category after he shot 81 on Tuesday.
The complete results of all the age groups can be found at here.
The championship will conclude on Thursday.