Brandon’s Austin Dobrescu came up just shy of winning his second-ever Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour event on Friday in Winnipeg.
The 17-year-old shot a 78 in the second round to finish the 36-hole junior boys’ event in the Eat Sleep Golf Series at Bel Acres tied for the lead at 153 with East St. Paul’s Elliott Panciera. The pair tied the first three playoff holes before Panciera took the fourth to drop Dobrescu into second place.
Carberry’s Joel Baron finished ninth at 162 after carding a 78 on Friday.
In the bantam boys’ event, Virden’s Will Draper placed 14th with a 181 after shooting an 89 on Friday. Neepawa’s Chase Dusessoy finished five spots behind him at 190 after carding a 90.
Meanwhile, Brandon’s Hayley Shanks finished seventh in the girls’ division at 197 after firing a 95 on Friday.
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