Farrell cracks top three at provincials
Lingan Golf and Country Club member Aubrey Farrell is inching up the leaderboard at the Nova Scotia Golf Association’s junior, bantam and juvenile golf championships at Bell Bay Golf Club.
Farrell carded a 2-over-par 74 on Tuesday to sit at 8 over for the juvenile boys division and in third place. Matthew Chandler of Chester and Shaun Margeson of Ashburn are tied for the lead at 3-under-par.
Ian Fraser of Seaview is in a tie for seventh place at 13 over par. He scored a 6-over-par 78 on Day 2.
Other Cape Breton players in the juvenile division include: Carson Guyaux, Lingan, 21 over par, 20th; Cale Guyaux, Lingan, 27 over par, tied for 29th; Graham Robinson, Seaview, 57 over par, 48th; Lyndon Murrin, Seaview, 67 over par, 49th; Kieran Ogrady, Seaview, 69 over par, 50th; Michael Forrest, Seaview, 91 over par, 51st; and Mark Campbell, Seaview, 102 over par, 52nd.
Mitchell Burke is in sixth place in the boys junior division. He scored a 4-over-par 76 on Tuesday to put him at 12 over par for the tournament. The field is chasing Andrew Harding of Ashburn, who leads at 3 over.
Also in the junior division: Brendan Smith, Lingan, 21 over par, 14th; Tanner Guyaux, Lingan, 27 over par, tied for 20th; Sean Smith, Lingan, 30 over par, tied for 22nd; Tyler Syms, Lingan, 31 over par, tied for 24th; Aaron Shaw, Seaview, 62 over par, 31st; and Matthew Jessome, Seaview, 84 over par, 32nd.
Among the bantam boys, Colin Fraser of Seaview finished tied for eighth spot with a tworound total of 23 over par. He scored a 12-over-par 84 on Tuesday to complete the two-round competition. Ewan Jr. Kelly of Ashburn won the event at 3 over.
Chester Golf Club’s Allison Chandler continues to lead the junior girls division. She scored a 3-under-par 69 and sits at 4 over par. Meghan MacLean of Ken Wo Golf Club is the top juvenile girl after carding a 9-over 81 for a 14 over par total. In the bantam girls category, Heather McLean of Ken Wo leads at 23 over par after scoring a 13-overpar 85 on Tuesday.
Play concludes at the four-day event on Thursday.