Parish players fare well in state junior amateur


Airline’s Carter Jurkovich and Benton’s Colton Ryan posted top-25 finishes in the Louisiana Golf Association Junior Amateur tournament completed Friday at Links on the Bayou in Alexandria.

Jurkovich finished tied for 16th. He shot a 4-over 76 in the final round for a three-day total of 5-over 221. Ryan finished tied for 24th. He shot a final round 74 for a three-day total of 8-over 224.

Covington’s Nick Daniel, whose 8-under 64 Friday was the best round of the tournament, won the tournament at 7 under. He finished one stroke ahead of Zachary’s Brady Bennett, who shot a 73 Friday.

— Staff Reports,