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Storms delay MGA Junior Boys' Championship

WILLMAR--Stormy weather washed out about half of the 90th Minnesota State Junior Boys' Championship opening round on Tuesday at Eagle Creek Golf Club.

WILLMAR-Stormy weather washed out about half of the 90th Minnesota State Junior Boys' Championship opening round on Tuesday at Eagle Creek Golf Club.

Play was suspended at about 3 p.m. when thunderstorms moved into the area. Sixty five golfers in the 141-player field either finished their rounds or played through nine holes.

Play will resume today at 7 a.m. After the first 18-hole round is completed, the field will be cut and second-round pairings announced. Second-round play begins at about 1 p.m. from both the No. 1 and No. 10 tees.

Taylor Zack of Cedar Creek Golf Course is the leader through nine holes at 2-under par.

Jack Ebner of Windsong Farm and Will Lonnquist of Edina Country Club both are at 1-under. Ebner completed his 18-hole round in 71. Lonnquist is through nine holes.

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Locals who played through at least nine holes are Brett Reid, who competes for Willmar Community Christian School during the prep season. Reid completed 18 and shot a 7-over 79.

Willmar's Ian Carruthers, playing out of Eagle Creek, is 7-over through nine holes, and Jacob Zosel, of Morris and Pomme de Terre Golf Club, is 4-over through nine.

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