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Gwinnett golfers win Royal Lakes Open

Ten Gwinnett juniors posted top-10 finishes, highlighted by victories from Buford residents S.M. Lee and Grace Choi, at the Royal Lakes Open, a Hurricane Junior Golf Tour stop at the Flowery Branch course.

Lee won the boys 15- to 18-year-old division with rounds of 69 and 73. Duluth's Raj Ghosh tied for sixth (77-71) and Norcross' Patrick Haas tied for ninth (78-72) in that age group.

Choi was first in the girls 11-14 competition, shooting 90 and 79.

In boys 11-14 play, Buford's Jordan Rodriguez (76-77) finished second, Suwanee's Brandon Choi (88-80) was fifth and Norcross' Jackson Simpson (92-87) was eighth.

Dacula's Christie Blaurock (80-77) tied for second in the girls 15-18 division, Norcross' Gracie Henderson (87-80) was ninth and Buford's MariaLuisa Ferreyros (87-82) was 10th.