AJGA HARGRAY JUNIOR CLASSIC
Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
June 25-28, 2002

PAIK SHOOTS LOW ROUND, GRABS FIRST PLACE IN GIRLS DIVISION
Four boys tied for the lead going into final round

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Teresa Paik of Silver Springs, Md., fired a 4-under-par 68 Thursday to climb into the lead after the second-round of the AJGA Hargray Junior Classic held at the par-72 Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. In the Boys Division, Ryan Hillstrom of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Robin Yoo of Bradenton, Fla., Mark Anderson of Beaufort, S.C., and Joowon Ko of Temple Terrace, Fla., are tied for the lead entering the final round at 1-under-par 143 for the tournament.

The Hargray Junior Classic, conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, features 84 players, including boys and girls representing 17 states. Seventeen players hail from the state of South Carolina.

Paik, who finished in a tie for eighth at this tournament last year, carded four birdies on the day after finishing yesterday's first round with none. The 16-year-old senior-to-be began her round on the back nine and made the turn at 3-under-par.

"I think that this is the first bogey-free round I've ever had," said Paik (76-68-144). "I hit a lot more greens today. If you can just do that, it makes everything else much easier."

Monique Gesualdi of St. Augustine, Fla., and Nicole Hage of Coral Springs, Fla., are in a tie for second place, two shots behind the leader. Both players fired rounds of 75-71-146.

In the Boys Division, four players find themselves entering the final round in a struggle to take sole possession of the lead.

Yoo, 15, is playing in his first AJGA tournament and was 3-under entering hole No. 15, but a missed second shot on the hole contributed to one of his two bogeys on the day. Yoo carded four birdies to post a 73-70-143.

"I scrambled around on a few holes, and I got lucky with a few putts," Yoo said. "I'm really happy with where I'm at right now, though. If I continue to play well, I'm hoping that I can come away from here with a top-five finish."

Hillstrom, who was in second place after the first round, finished the day at even-par 72. Ko posted three birdies and two bogeys en route to a round of 71. Anderson grabbed one birdie on each nine for a 73-70-143.

Kevin Kisner of Aiken, S.C., fired the low round of the day in the Boys Division with a 4-under-par 68. After carding a 76 in the first round, he now sits one-stroke back of the leaders in a tie for fifth, along with Zack Siefert (72-72-144) of Simpsonville, S.C., and Jake Creel (72-72-144) of Dothan, Ala.

Kisner, who will play golf at the University of Georgia in the fall, bagged five birdies and one bogey on the round. A series of birdies on Nos. 13, 14 and 15 led to a 3-under-par back nine for the 18-year-old.

"It's amazing what a day can do," Kisner said. "I just tried to keep the ball in play today and I scored better all-around. I'm think I'm in a pretty good position for tomorrow."

Final-round tee times will begin Friday, June 28, at 8 a.m. off of the Nos. 1 and 10 tees at the Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

For more information on the AJGA Hargray Junior Classic, contact tournament headquarters at (843) 681-8160.

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