PETE AND ALICE DYE AJGA CLASSIC
Pete Dye Golf Club
Bridgeport, West Virginia
July1-4, 2002

SIEKMANN AND SACHECK TIED ATOP BOYS LEADERBOARD
Reed and Nakazaki set the pace for Girls Division at 3-over-par 75

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- Four juniors are tied for the first-round lead in their respective divisions after battling high heat and humidity Tuesday. Ryan Siekmann of Dublin, Ohio, and Tad Sacheck of Zionsville, Ind., both carded 3-under-par 69s to tie for the Boys Division lead. Christie Reed of Coral Springs, Fla., and Noriko Nakazaki of Hanover Park, Ill., stand tied atop the Girls Division at 75.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the inaugural championship features 84 players from 16 states, Washington, D.C., and Canada, including ten West Virginia natives.

Siekmann got back on track after bogeying the first two holes and made the steal of the day with an impressive seven birdies.

"I did not expect this at all," Siekmann said. "I told myself that I would be happy to walk away with a 75 or less."

Seventeen-year-old Sacheck, who is making his second AJGA tournament appearance, started the day with a birdie on the first hole and finished with a solid 18-hole round.

"I played consistently well," Sacheck said. "I made eight straight pars on the back nine and only one bogey. I didn't even use my driver at all today."

Tony Dibitetto of Rochester, N.Y., trails only one stroke behind Siekmann and Sacheck at 70. Dustin Barr of Mooresville, N.C., stands alone at third after carding a 1-under-par 71.

Rounding out the top five boys is Thomas Feldman of Washington, D.C., at even par.
Girls co-leaders Reed and Nakazaki were part of the last groups to tee off, but both finished their rounds to set the pace with 3-over-par 75s.

After placing second at the Hargray Junior Classic at Indigo Run, June 25-28, in Hilton Head Island, S.C., the 16-year-old Reed is well aware that nothing is easy as she seeks her third AJGA title.

"You can't expect to go out there and get some breaks," Reed said. "This is a difficult course. You have to hit the ball in the right places."

Sara Hurwitch of Potomac Falls, Va., and Katie Miller of Jeannette, Pa., both shot 4-over-par 76 to stand in a tie for third.

Second-round action will run from 7:30 - 9:27 a.m. off the No. 1 and No. 10 tees at Pete Dye Golf Club.

For more information on the Pete and Alice Dye AJGA Classic, please contact tournament headquarters at (304) 842-2801 ext. 309.

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