Eight Players Are Left Standing at Junior Boys & Girls Match Play Championship; Day Two Recap

Port Hope, ON – On a much sunnier day in Port Hope, more increasable performances and intense battles were had on day two of the 2023 Ontario Junior (U19) Boys & Girls Match Play Championship from Port Hope Golf & Country Club. Rounds of 16 and the quarter-finals for both the boys and girls were played today and only four players from each side remain.

The junior boys’ side showcased many great matches today including the quarter-final match where 51st ranked Ty Werynski (Bridgewater Country Club) eliminated 11th ranked Matteo Rocco (Weston Golf & Country Club) by winning 4&3. Werynski will face Ben Sheridan (Ottawa Hunt & Country Club) in the first semi-final after he eliminated Gabe Tovell in the quarter-finals with a 3&2 victory. The second semi-final will feature Aiden Pavey (Hidden Lake Golf Club) and Tanner Cardwell (Oshawa Golf & Curling Club). Pavey advanced by finishing 1UP on Justin Repovs (Meadowbrook Golf Club) while Cardwell won 3&1 over Sadiq Habib (Summit Golf & Country Club).

On the girl’s side landing their spot in the semi-finals was Shauna Liu (Station Creek Golf Club) winning her quarterfinal match 2&1 over Kaprice Park (Rattlesnake Point Golf Club). She will be going head-to-head with Serena Zhang as she won a very close match that went 20 holes over Emma Hansen (Blue Springs Golf Club). The other semi-final matchup will consist of Rozlyn Rooke (Blue Springs Golf Club) vs Natasha Korman (Hamilton Golf & Country Club). Rooke won her match 3&2 over Hannah McCarthy (Rosedale Golf Club) while Natasha Korman won her match 2 UP over Julia Alexander-Carew (Credit Valley Golf & Country Club).

The third and final day begins with the junior boys’ semi-finals starting tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. The junior girls’ semi-finals begin shortly after at 8:16 a.m. The finals for each division will kick off shortly after the completion of semi-final play. To view all pairings and results for the Junior Boys’ Match Play, click here. To view the pairings and results of the Junior Girls’ Match Play, click here.

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