MJT stops at Deer Valley in advance of Sask. junior provincials

The MJT was at Deer Valley Golf Club on June 24 and 25. (Submitted photo/Jeff Chambers)

The last Saskatchewan junior primer ahead of the Junior Women’s and Men’s Championships was held on the weekend at Deer Valley Golf Club when the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour held a 36-hole event near Regina.

Hallie Crozier (pictured below) of Regina continued her strong season with another victory. The Royal Regina Golf Club member shot 74 and 76 for a total of 150 taking the 15-19 girls division.

Chloe Wills of Kyle was second, Payton Oakden of Brandon, Man. was third.

Calgary golfer Olivia Johnson won the under-15 girls category just edging Regina’s Tayla Perry by one shot. Grace Odnokon was third just six shots off the lead.

Regina’s Yuna Lee placed fourth.

On the boys’ side, it was Saskatoon’s Carter Degelman (pictured below) taking the overall win in a playoff over Solomon Ness. Both Saskatoon players were tied at 153 before Degelman picked up the championship.

Davin Karst of Assiniboia was a shot back in third place.

In the bantam age group Saskatoon’s Aricin Franklin won for the third time in three MJT events. The 14-year-old Riverside Country Club member was four shots lower than Ethan Hunter of Casa Rio, Sask.

Hunter Oakden of Brandon, Man. claimed third place.

The juvenile boys’ winner was Saskatoon’s Jack Maharaj. The 14-year-old went 74-81 for a 36-hole total of 155, good enough for a three-shot win in the age group (under-17) and just two back of the overall win.

Swift Current’s Ryder Woods was second, Aiden Walker of Regina finished in third place.

To see all the results of this event and the Mini Tour one day tournament click here.

Registration is still open for the Saskatchewan Junior Championships that begin on July 4 at Chinook Golf Course in Swift Current, click here for all you need to know about the event including accommodations.