Golf

Torres, Skinner in lead after first round of AJGA Junior All-Star tournament

June 22, 2011 

Pablo Andres Torres of Colombia and Isabella Skinner of Cumming, Ga., are the boys and girls leaders after the first round of the American Junior Golf Association's Junior All-Star at Hilton Head, which is being played at Berkeley Hall Club.

Torres made six birdies en route to a 5-under-par 67 on Tuesday, taking a three-shot lead over Luis Enriquez of Mexico and David Mackey of Bogart, Ga.

Bluffton's Bryson Nimmer is among a group of four players who are tied for fourth after shooting 1-under 71.

Skinner made three birdies in her round of 71, good for a one-shot lead over Laura Sojo and Sara Diaz, both of Colombia.

The tournament, which is part of the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series for players ages 12-15, continues today and Thursday.

AJGA Junior All-Star at Hilton Head

Tuesday, at Berkeley Hall Club; Par: 72; Yardage: 6,718 (boys); 5,885 (girls)

First round

Boys

Leaders

Pablo Andres Torres 34-33--67

Luis Enriquez 34-36--70

David Mackey 34-36--70

Jack Comstock 37-34--71

Matthew Plunkett 35-36--71

Remec Carlson 34-37--71

Bryson Nimmer 37-34--71

Austin Connelly 34-37--71

Osama Khan 33-39--72

Philip Barbaree 36-36--72

William Gordon 37-35--72

Local players

Saravit Kerdsinchai 39-38--77

Will Miles 43-41--84

Girls

Leaders

Isabella Skinner 35-36--71

Laura Sojo 36-36--72

Sara Diaz 37-35--72

Kelly Whaley 37-36--73

Allin Li 39-37--76

Lauren Stephenson 39-37--76

Tiffany Kuroki 38-39--77

Diana Gonzalez 40-39--79

Lauren Johnson 38-41--79

Madi Mae West 40-40--80

Angella Then 40-40--80

Radi Sauro 38-42--80

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