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Two Canadian top Junior Masters leader board

Two Canadians, one a 13-year-old, stand atop the leader board after Tuesday's opening round of the Junior International Masters Tournament at the East Aurora Country Club.

Seventeen-year-old Eric Shea of Brantford, Ont., shot 1-under par 70 to lead after the first of two qualifying rounds. Nolan Piazza, 13, of Niagara Falls, Ont., is one stroke behind him.

Rochester's Danny Gianinny is next at 72.

The low round by a Western New York golfer was a 73 by Cary Ignaczak of Derby. The Lake Shore senior shot a 73. Mett Genaway of Darien Center shot 74. Six strokes off the lead are Matt Jeffe of South Wales, Jake Roach of East Aurora at 76. Andrew LaCongo of Holland was at 79. Jeffe's twin brother, Mitch, was also at 79 along with Michael Wells of Getzville.

The second 18-hole qualifying round for the field of 91 golfers will be this morning followed by the first round of match play once the championship flights and other brackets have been determined.

 

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