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Locals fare well on Hurricane Junior Golf Tour

Lawrenceville's Jake Bayer placed second in the boys 11- to 14-year-old division at the Nike Cup Series Event No. 3, a recent Hurricane Junior Golf Tour stop at Canongate Golf Club. Bayer shot 72 and 73, leading a group of Gwinnett top-10 finishers.

The county had two other high placers in the boys 11-14 division -- Dacula's Alex Markham (77-75) in a tie for sixth and Buford's Jordan Rodriguez (79-75) in eighth. In boys 15-18 play, Dacula's Mitch Darley (78-79) was eighth.

In the girls divisions, Buford's Skylar Thompson (91-86) was fourth in the 11-14 division and Duluth's Claire Maxa (89-85) was seventh in 15-18.