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Huang, Sung take home first AJGA wins

Final-round results
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Huang, Sung secure first AJGA wins


Boys Division Champion: William Huang of Exeter, New Hampshire (10-under-par 203)

· First AJGA win
· Third top-5 AJGA finish
· Current Rolex AJGA Ranking: T648
· Carded 15 birdies and one eagle during the tournament
· “I was hitting it really solid and I wasn’t focusing on anything technical. I just tried to let things flow.”

Girls Division Champion: Katherine Sung of Palo Alto, California (even-par 216)

· First AJGA win
· Fourth top-5 AJGA finish
· Current Rolex AJGA Ranking: T261
· 2018 AJGA Scholastic Honor Roll
· Carded 11 birdies during the tournament
· “This is my fifth tournament of the season, and I’ve come close a couple times, but it is rewarding to finally win. I never thought this would happen in my junior career.”

Top local Boys Division finisher:

Johnny Gruninger of Syracuse, New York (6-over-par 219)

· Current Rolex AJGA Ranking: T1217
· Finished T17 overall
· Second top-20 AJGA finish
· Recorded 10 birdies during the tournament

Top local Girls Division finisher:

Bailey Shoemaker of West Edmeston, New York (6-over-par 219)

· Current Rolex AJGA Ranking: 103
· Verbal commit to the University of Southern California
· Finished second overall
· Finished first at the 2018 FORE Performance Junior Championship
· Fourth top-5 AJGA finish
· Recorded five birdies during the tournament

Tournament notes:

· Inaugural hosting of the UHY Albany Junior at Ballston Spa Country Club
· Juniors from 16 states and 4 countries
· 13 juniors from New York