Junior golf: Little Crow's Coahran is in a 4-way tie for first place
New London-Spicer grad shoots a 70 at the MGA State Junior Boys Championship
SPICER — Peyton Coahran is in a four-way tie for first place after the first round of the Minnesota Golf Association’s State Junior Boys Championship.
Coahran shot a 2-under-par 70 Monday at Little Crow Country Club, Coahran’s home course.
The 2022 New London-Spicer High School graduate is tied with Rylin Petry of the Legacy at Cragun’s, Andrew Ramos of YOC Minnesota and Jake Birdwell of TPC Twin Cities.
There are 19 golfers within four strokes of the lead and 139 who completed Monday’s first round.
Players begin teeing off at 7 a.m. Tuesday for the tournament’s final round. Coahran has a 1:30 p.m. tee time.
“Obviously, I really want to win this week,” Coahran told Nick Hunter of the MGA. “It would be great to end my junior career with a win. I’ve been looking forward to this one all summer for sure.”
MGA State Junior Boys’ Championship
TOP 11 — (t1) Rylin Petry, Legacy at Cragun’s; Peyton Coahran, Little Crow CC; Andrew Ramos, YOC Minnesota; Jake Birdwell, TPC Twin Cities, 70 … (5) Zach Rouleau, Southern Hills GC, 71 … (t6) Teagan LaPlante, Oakcrest GC; Jack Wetzel, Braemar Golf Course; Justin Luan, Stoneridge GC; Connor O’Hara, Alexandria GC; Carson Boe, Cottonwood CC; and Collin Ramos, YOC Minnesota, 72.
OTHER AREA GOLFERS — (t39) Joey Wisocki, Eagle Creek GC, 77 … (t73) Blake Kath, Little Crow CC, 81 … (t95) Palmer Dalton, Little Crow CC, 83 … (t121) Deiken Carruthers, Eagle Creek, GC, and Gabe Truscinski, Little Crow CC, 88 … (t126) Aden Jacobson, Eagle Creek GC, 89 … (t128) Jordan Gorans, Eagle Creek GC, 91