Ryan Hart, son of PGA pro Dudley Hart is one of a group of five golfers one shot off the lead Tuesday after the first of the two rounds of the 77th New York State Boys Junior Amateur Championship at Seven Oaks Golf Club in Hamilton>
Luke Sample of New York City, Stephen Bicks and Nic Whittaker of Ithaca are tied for the lead at 1-over-par 73. Hart, who plays out of the Country Club of Buffalo and was a semifinals in the East Aurora International Junior Masters last month, is at 74 . Andrew Lacongo of Holland is tied for 14th with 77.
In the Boys Sub-Junior championship, Owen Rooney and Steven Bleck, both Canisius High students, are tied four fourth place at 77. Anthony Maglisco of Syracuse leads with even-par 72.
Because of rain delays, the first round of the Junior Girls championship was not completed. Bailey Shoemaker of Unadilla Valley is the leader, completing her round of 75, 3 over par. Elena Lopez of Clarence shot 77. Seventeen girls will complete their first round Wednesday morning.