Staggs, McFaddin lead Junior tournaments

BNL’s Colton Staggs carded a 74 in the first round of the Junior City golf tournament at Otis Park on Saturday.

BEDFORD – Bedford North Lawrence’s Colton Staggs carded a two-over 74 to grab the first-round lead in the Junior City Championship on Saturday at Otis Park.

Staggs will take a two-shot lead over BNL teammate Jett Jones into the final round on Sunday.

In the girls Junior City, BNL’s Chloe McFaddin fired an 85 to take a six-shot lead at the halfway mark.

Former Orleans standout Brooklynn Cromwell totaled a 1-under 71 in the Women’s City first round, while former champion and current BNL coach Kori Johnston was lurking after a 2-over 74.

In the Senior City, BNL coach Jeff Hein had the round of the day, carving out a 4-under 68. His pursuers include Jeff Brim (71), Michael Watts (74) and Larry Weilbaker (74).

Action in the final round is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m.