Neiszner tied for third; Jenkins in top-20 at MJT National

Autumn Neiszner is chasing a podium finish at the MJT National in Ontario.

Autumn Neiszner will head into the final round of the 2019 MJT National Team Challenge on Sunday at Niagara on the Lake seeking a medal performance.

The 15-year-old Wascana Country Club member followed an opening round 78 with an 80 on Saturday to sit in a third-place tie at the international team tournament. The Regina product’s two round total of 158 is seven shots back of the leader, Annika Rathbone of Barden Ridge, Australia.

Neiszner will tee off at 6:02 a.m. Saskatchewan time.

Prince Albert’s Cole Jenkins is tied for 20th in the boy’s field of the event. Jenkins shot 84 on Friday and 83 on Saturday.

Jeffrey Yu Guan of Sydney, Australia leads the tournament with a score of 141 through 36 holes.

Jenkins begins his third round at 6:18 a.m.

Team Australia continues to lead the event, the Saskatchewan juniors are on the Central team, they are in eighth place out of 15 teams.

More details on the event can be found here.