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Gwinnett area junior golfers are well on Hurricane Junior Golf Tour

Jake Bayer of Lawrenceville place second in the 11- to 14-year-old age group at the recent Upstate Junior Classic, a Hurricane Junior Golf Tour stop at Cobb's Glen Country Club in Anderson, S.C. Bayer shot 78 and 74.

Fellow Lawrenceville resident Austin Mancilla (79-81) tied for ninth in the 11-14 age group, while Suwanee's Steven Payne (79-77) tied for 10th in boys 15-18 competition. In the girls event, Norcross' Alissa Yang (80-88) finished seventh.

In another Hurricane Tour's stop, the Major Championship at Jekyll Island, Buford's Skylar Thompson (85-90) was fifth in 11-14 girls.