White, Wilson share Springfield Tee-It-Up win

GUELPH –Kayden White of Whistle Bear and Nolan Wilson of Galt Country Club shot 4-under 66s Thursday to tie for the overall victory and the win in the bantam class in the Tee-It-Up Junior Golf Tour stop at the Springfield Golf Club.

White had an eagle and three birdies during his round while Wilson had an eagle and five birdies.

The win was Wilson’s third this year as he had solo win at Victoria Park East in the second round and he shared victory Zachary Burt of Whistle Bear at Oaks of St. George in the third round. White had a solo victory in the opening round at Cambridge Golf Club.

Hunter Baird of Whistle Bear finished third in the class Thursday at 1-under 69, the only other golfer in the tournament to be under par.

Graem Costigan of Whistle Bear and Galt Country Club was fourth at 71 and was followed by Matthew Whitehead of Cambridge Golf Club at 75, Andreas Diogenous of Whistle Bear and Liam Schweitzer of Dundee at 76, Burt at 78, Thomas Rerrie of Galt Country Club at 82 and Gio Tancredi of Whistle Bear and Marc Clermont of Rebel Creek at 83.

Matt Sommerville of Whistle Bear won the junior boys’ class with a round of 72. He had four birdies in his round for his first win of the season.

The Galt Country Club pair of Gregory Marleau and Jack Deighan, Matthew Onik of Victoria Park East and Zach Hart of Whistle Bear tied for second at 73. They were followed by Stewart Wilson of Galt Country Club at 74, Austin Snyder of Northridge at 76 and Carter MacKay and Michael Ratchev of Galt Country Club, Dylan Jamieson of Cutten Fields and Tyler Schaap of Whistle Bear at 78.

Arrington Bard of Guelph Lakes Golf Club claimed her third victory of the season in the junior girls’ class with a round of 78. She had 11 pars in her round.

Reese VanMackelberg of Whistle Bear was second at 84 while her clubmates Kyra Vandervoort, Olivia Sargla and Peyton Costabile fired 88s. Kristen Butterfield of Cambridge Golf Club and Oaks of St. George followed at 89 while Delaney Watson of Conestoga Golf & Country Club was at 91, Daneka Miller of Paris Grand and Victoria Gates of Cambridge Golf Club and Galt Country Club was at 92 and Faith Hertner of Cambridge Golf Club was at 100.

After four rounds, Wilson leads the bantam boys’ points table with 235.5 while White is second at 235.0. Onik leads in junior boys at 232.5 with Deighan second at 231.0. Bard leads the junior girls’ rankings at 236.0 while Costabile is second at 233.0.

Fifth stop on the tour is set for Wednesday at the Guelph Lakes Golf and Country Club.

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