Posted: Sunday, October 27th 2013 at 8:25pm
Williams scorches Chattahoochee in Gainesville Junior Open tournament
Some of the area's top youth golfers competed on Sunday in the final round of the 2013 Gainesville City Junior Open at Chattahoochee Golf Club in Gainesville -- including a blistering round from Gainesville's own Nathan Williams.
In the 10-13 age division, Stephen Fornsler shot a second round 72 for a two-day total of 142 (2-under par). Nick Lasseter and Ryan Hogan both fired 1-under par second rounds of 71. Lasseter finished second with 147 and Hogan was 3rd with 148.
Christian Payne shot a second round 82 for a two day total of 161 to take the top spot in the 14-15 age division. Payne was two shots clear of Davis Weaver (84-82 -- 163) and four shots over third place finisher Brady Holcomb (80-85--165).
In the 16-18 age division, the round of the day belonged to Gainesville High Red Elephant Nathan Williams, who shot an all-time tournament low round of 64, which included nine birdies. Williams' two-day total of 139 was three shots clear of first round leader Spencer Ralston. Ralston had back-to-back rounds of 71 for a total of 142, 2-under par. Hunter Young and Robert Shaw finished in a tie for third with 2 day totals of 147.
The winner in the girls 14-18 age division was Morgan Reece. Reece had a fine second round 79 to finish at 163 and two shots ahead of Allison Crenshaw (85-80 -- 163). Third place went to Ashleigh Bishop (86-83 -- 169)
The Gainesville City Junior Open is a National Junior Golf Scoreboard ranked event.
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