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Keyser leads junior qualifierBOZEMAN – Casey Keyser of Kalispell shot a 66 Monday to take the lead in the boys division after the first round of the 33rd annual Independent Insurance Agent Junior Classic state qualifier at Bridger Creek Golf Course.

Billings’ Renzi Lee (72), Kelbi Lee (73) and Mike Tooley (74) each made the boys’ top 15.

There was a three-way tie for first on the girls side. Megan McDonald of Bozeman, Kylie Anderson of Great Falls and Darah Newell of Helena each shot a 73.

The second and final round of the 36-hole tournament will be Tuesday, and begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.


Top 15 – Casey Keyser, Kalispell, 66; Andy Hessen, Three Forks, 70; Adam Hober, Missoula, 71; Paul Varoulis, Helena, 71; Mike Hanson, Whitefish, 72; Renzi Lee, Billings, 72; Mark Slade, Malta, 72; Weston Makatura, Bozeman, 73; Nick Obie, Havre, 73; Shane Tillo, Helena, 73; Kelbi Lee, Billings, 73; Mike Tooley, Billings, 74; Jason Johnstone, Havre, 74; Casey Duschanek, Dillon, 74; Nick Schwinden, Helena, 76.


Top 15 – Megan McDonald, Bozeman, 73, Kylie Anderson, Great Falls, 73; Darah Newell, Helena, 73; Britney Hayes, Bozeman, 75; Tina Bickford, Great Falls, 76; Devon Newell, Helena, 78; Toni Bickford, Great Falls, 85; Eileen Spindler, Great Falls, 86; Katie Bridger, Bozeman, 87; Lindsey Dundas, Helena, 87; Carlie Breen, Three Forks, 88; Alyssia Biskupiac, Helena, 120; Megan Staker, Bozeman, WD.

Anderson third in club pro tourneyJACKSON, Wyo. – Tad Holloway of Meridian, Idaho, leads the 2001 Rocky Mountain PGA Club Professional Championship after Monday’s first round at Jackson Hole Golf Club.

Holloway tied the competitive course record by posting an eight-under-par 64. Holloway’s round included eight birdies and no bogeys.

Jim Empey sits in second place with a 68, while Laurel pro Tom Anderson is in third after shooting a 69.

Top 20

Tad Holloway, Meridian, Idaho, 64; Jim Empey, Boise, Idaho, 68; Tom Anderson, Laurel, 69; Eric Buehler, Thayne, Wyo., 72; Tommy Sanderson, Sun Valley, Idaho, 73; Rick Reed, Jackson, Wyo., 74; Jay Frank, Meridian, Idaho, 74; Bob Campbell, Boise, Idaho, 74; Buster Whitney, Caldwell, Idaho, 74; Mike Stoltz, Bozeman, 74; Jeff Thomsen, Boise, Idaho, 75; John Graham, Idaho Falls, Idaho, 76; Bobby Howell, Pocatello, Idaho, 76; Bobby Howell, Pocatello, Idaho, 76; Doyle Corbett, Sun Valley, Idaho, 76; Brent Fleshman, Garden City, Idaho, 76; Tim Reinke, Idaho Falls, Idaho, 77; John Van Vleet, Rupert, Idaho, 77; Chad Watson, Boise, Idaho, 77; Steve Meyerhoffer, Buhl, Idaho, 77; John Peterson, Jerome, Idaho, 77.

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