Area youngsters compete in Sun Country Junior PGA event

CNJ staff

ALBUQUERQUE — Several area youth participated in the Sun Country PGA Junior Championship golf tournament on Monday and Tuesday at Desert Greens Golf Course.

In boys competition, Ethan Peterson of Texico placed third in a field of 23 in the 13-14 division with a score of 83-78 — 161, while Texico’s Christian Fontanilla was fourth in the 7-8 division (18 holes) at 57-56 — 113.

Portales’ Rick Bergman was fourth in the 17-18 group at 79-75 — 154, while Ty Bergman of Portales finished 20th in the 11-12 age group at 59-50 — 109.

The lone area girl, Sydni Hill of Clovis, placed second in the 7-8 division at 74-70 — 144.