Golf: Ward, Smith take NDGA State Junior Championships

Jackson Ward won the boys’ open division of the NDGA State Junior Championships.

Sydney Smith won the girls’ open division of the NDGA State Junior Championships on July 11.

After firing an opening round 73, Ward shot even on the day to claim the title.

The Day 1 leader was Joey Wagner from Dickinson, but he shot three over par to finish second.

The victor on the boys’ side got $67.65 cents of golf course credit.

On the girls’ side, Sydney Smith went wire-to-wire to claim the title.

Smith opened with an 82, which gave her a six-shot lead. Smith bettered her Day 1 performance with a 81.

Smith earned $40.38  of golf course credit.

The tournament for the boys and girls were held at Riverwood Golf Course in Bismarck, N.D.

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