Local junior golfers qualify for district WJGA play Thursday


KENNEWICK - Local junior golfers qualified for district play at the first of four sub-district tournaments at Canyon Lakes Golf Course here Thursday.

Ryan Baumgart, in the boys 16-17 division, shot a 73 to finish second.

Nick Atwood, in the boys 14-15 division, shot a 74, and in the boys 12-13 division Nathan Towner shot an 83 and Scott Kimball a 93 to qualify.

On the girls side, Jessica Huntsman in the 14-15 division shot an 85, and Emily Baumgart in the 12-13 division a 95, as both qualify.

Ryan Baumgart and Atwood qualified to play in the one-day, 36-hole Junior World qualifying tournament in Tumwater, Wash., on June 30. The top five from there advance to compete in the Junior Worlds in San Diego.


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