Brown wins Junior Tour stop at Paxon Hollow
Strath Haven senior Jared Brown had the low round of the day, a 1-over 72, to outduel Springfield High PIAA qualifier Kyle Hakun by three shots and take top honors in the 16-to-18 division. Hakun, also a senior, posted a 75.
Penncrest sophomore Griffin Colvin fired an 82 to finish atop the 13-to-15 division.
Michael Sydnes of Bryn Mawr was second with an 85 and Broomall’s Alec Kerr, coming off a solid freshman season at Cardinal O’Hara, was third with an 86.
Joey Del Franco of Broomall finished in a tie for seventh with a 90.
In the girls 13-to-15 division, Boothwyn’s Caprian Kan finished second with a 95 and Kaitlyn Lees of Bryn Mawr placed fourth with a 99.
Among the nine-holers, Kevin Smith of Wallingford finished in a tie for third with a 42.
The weather wasn’t nearly as nice a week earlier when Walnut Lane G.C. was the next-to-last stop on the Junior Tour schedule.
But Gabriella Kim of Wayne posted an 83 to finish second in the girls 13-to-15 division. Lees of Bryn Mawr was third with an 88 and Boothwyn’s Kan finished fifth with a 95.
Penncrest’s Colvin also battled the elements to finish sixth in the boys 13-to-15 division with an 80.