Slaten claims Gateway junior event

Thursday, June 26, 2008
KIT DOYLE ~ kdoyle@semissourian.com Tyler Arpin, 14, teed off Wednesday during the PGA Gateway Junior Series tournament at Bent Creek in Jackson.

Brett Slaten shot a 4-under-par 78 on Wednesday to win the boys 16 to 19 18-holes Tour division of the PGA Gateway Junior Series at Bent Creek.

Slaten finished three shots ahead of Alex Reid.

Emily Matthews placed first in the girls 16 to 19 18-holes division with an 88.

The series' next event will take place Monday at Cape Girardeau Country Club.

PGA Gateway Junior Series results

Boys

10-11 nine holes — Gabe Wheeler 46; Ryan McVey 46; Jack Litzelfelner 51

12-13 nine holes — Zach Downing 49; Collin Sprandel 52

14-18 nine holes — Ben Matthews 55; Luke Mueller 55; Andrew Karnes 68

12-13 18 holes reg. — Kyle Sutton 87; Davis Caldwell 102; Hunter Pyland 104; Bryce McPherson 104

14-15 18 holes reg. — Logan Robey 84; Corey Connell 87; Eric Bennett 88

16-19 18 holes reg. — Corey Fowler 82; Landon Barks 84; Blake Walker 85; Trent Weaver 85

14-15 18 holes Tour — Ryan Richardson 80; Carr Vernon 81; Jesse Schott 89

16-19 18 holes Tour — Brett Slaten 78; Alex Reid 81; Caleb Moss 84

Girls

10-11 nine holes — Camille Brewer 64, Diana Kantcheva 75

16-19 18 holes Tour — Emily Matthews 88, Jessica Houseman

BASEBALL Cape Junior Legion wins

The Plaza Tire Cape Girardeau Post 63 Junior Legion baseball team outlasted the St. Louis Pirates 23-18 on Wednesday night.

Jacob Conklin led Cape with a 6-for-7 peformance at the plate with five RBIs.

Cape (17-11) returns to action Friday in round-robin play at the 16-team Eureka Summer Bash.

— From staff reports

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