Bae, Lee lead locals in junior golf tourney

Lawrenceville resident Jenny Bae won the girls 11- to 14-year-old division and Buford’s S.M. Lee won the boys 15-18 division, leading a big group of local top-10 finishers in the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour’s Nike Cup Series No. 5 at Canongate on White Oak.

Bae shot 73 and 75 to finish first in a division that saw four Gwinnett girls in the top 10. The others were Buford’s Skylar Thompson (fourth, 82-84), Buford’s Grace Choi (sixth, 90-78) and Dacula’s Annika Blanton (80-92).

Lee won the boys 15-18 title with rounds of 72 and 74.

In the girls 15-18 division, Norcross’ Alissa Yang (76-79) was runner-up, Lawrenceville’s Hannah Magda (84-81) was fourth and Buford’s Keagan Dunn (81-89) was seventh.

Lawrenceville’s Jake Bayer (third, 69-75) and Dacula’s Alex Markham (sixth, 77-74) had top-10 finishes in the boys 11-14 competition.