Piot, Geer named 2016 Randy Wise Junior Open Champions




Flushing’s Kerri Parks tied for ninth place with a score of 75-75-80-230.

Flushing’s Kerri Parks tied for ninth place with a score of 75-75-80-230.

GRAND BLANC — Among a field of local high school golfers, Allyson Geer of Brighton, defended her girls’ Randy Wise Open title after shooting a final round 3-under-par 69 giving her a tournament total of 3-under-par 213. Geer also won the 2015 Randy Wise Junior Open posting a tournament total of 4-under par 212. The tournament took place Aug. 15-18 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club.

Geer carded six birdies during the final round, including consecutive birdies on No. 11 and No. 12 and also took home the girls’ low final round award. This was Geer’s fifth American Junior Golf Association win and second of 2016 after previously winning the Justin Thomas Junior Championship.

James Piot of Canton won the boys’ title after posting a final round score of 2-under-par 70 and a tournament total of 7-under-par 209. Piot tallied 6 birdies en route to his first AJGA victory after three previous top-5 finishes.

Also in the field was Brooke Gibbons of Lapeer who had a first round score of 90 and a second round of 86 before withdrawing. Flushing’s Kerri Parks tied for ninth place with 75-75-80-230 and Grand Blanc’s Cammi Lucia was 23rd with 83-86-91-260. The trio also competed in the Flint Jr. Golf Association summer league.

On the boys’ side FJGA winner Montpas tied for 14th with 70-81- 72-223 and five Grand Blanc players were in the field. Logan price tied for 27th with 75-75-76-226, Zack Hopkins tied for 35th with 76-80-79-228, Noah Troyer was tied for 57th with 76-80-79-235, Joe Coriasso tied for 64th with 81-81-76-238, Blaise Vanitvelt was 70th with 85-82-77-244 and Matt Knight was 71st with 80-84-82-246. Swartz Creek’s Garrett Jewell was 69th with 80-80-83-243.


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