Day one at Murphy Creek started out with high wind speeds but the breeze settled for a perfect day for the Aurora Junior Championship. In the Boys Division, Nashant Datta, of Broomfield, came in with an impressive four-under-par 68 to secure the lead for the day. Following three strokes back was Jack Castiglia, of Lakewood, CO who posted a one-under-par 71. Sitting tied for third place after shooting an even-par 72 was Christopher Kennedy, of Aurora and Sam Blackwood of Littleton.
In the Girls Division, Lauren Lehigh of Loveland, holds down first place after posting a one-over-par 73. Kelsey Webster of Boulder, sits in second place after the first round with a two-over-par 74. There is a 3-way tie for third place at three-over-par 75 between Brandy McClain of Denver, CO, Amy Chitkoksoong of Aurora, CO and Morgan Ryan of Centennial, CO,.
See results HERE
and check on updates to see who prevails on final day 2.