Junior Boys

Players tied for lead at UA/Hunter Mahan event

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Preston Fleenor and Benjamin Baxter share the lead at the Under Armour / Hunter Mahan Championship after the first round.

Fleenor, a junior at Pembroke Hill in Mission Hills Kan., and Baxter, who will attend SMU in the fall, shot 3-under 69s at Stonebriar Country Club in Frisco, Texas on Saturday.

Zach Partin, Yu-Chuan Hsiang, Charles Kim and Brandon Smith are tied for third at 2 under.

In the girls division, Alexis Sadeghy, Jordy LaBarbera and Maddie Szeryk are tied at the top of the leaderboard at 1-under 71 at Stonebriar.

Each girl is graduating in 2014 and will attend different universities this fall. Sadeghy has given a verbal commitment to Oklahoma State, LaBarbera will attend Arkansas and Szeryk will attend Texas A&M.

There are five girls tied for fourth, two-shots after back at 1 over.