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Area golfers place at SDGA Junior Tour events

ABERDEEN — Mitchell’s Landon Pooley finished second in his age division Monday at the South Dakota Golf Association’s First Dakota National Bank Junior Tour event at Moccasin Creek Country Club in Aberdeen.

Pooley shot a 79 to finish four strokes behind winner Connor Preston, of Aberdeen, in the boys 16-18 division.

In Tuesday’s tour event in Mitchell, Pooley took sixth in the division and Mitchell’s Jacob Rice finished second.

In the 11-and-under boys, Parkston’s Payton Koehn was third, Platte’s Brody Boltjes took fourth and Parkston’s Quinn Bormann finished seventh. In the 12-13 boys, Ethan Huber, of Mitchell, finished fourth, while Sam Mock, of Mitchell, won the 14-15 boys division with an 85. Cade Carpenter was fourth and Alec Johnson, of Tyndall, took fifth.

In the 14-15 girls division, Parkston’s Jayden Bormann and Jadee Mathis took third and fourth.

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