Wadsworth enjoys lead

Vernon area golfers are clumped up near the top of the leaderboard following the first day of the MJT Ford Series at Predator Ridge.

Vernon area golfers are clumped up near the top of the leaderboard following the first day of the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour Ford Series at Predator Ridge Golf Resort.

Parker Wadsworth, 16, led the Juvenile boys division by one stroke after carding a 74 on Monday.

Brandon Chai and Dexter Weiten, both of Coldstream, sat tied for fourth and three shots back of Wadsworth with 77.

Nine-year-old Ryan Vest is the youngest golfer on the Tour and shot a 77, good enough for a share of the lead in the Pee Wee boys division.

Mackenzie Barrie, 19, recorded a 79 and was third in the 15-19 Girls division.

After clubbing a 78, Braeden Cooper was fifth in the Bantam boys division.

Austin Bosquet registered a 81 for 13th and Jared Larsen shot 87 for 20th in the Junior boys division.

Golfers finshed the two-day tournament Tuesday. Mr. Lube long drive, Sligo cloest-to-the-pin and Golf Town comeback awards were up for grabs.