Area juniors compete in local tourney at Bluffs Junior golfers played in the local qualifying tournament of the Independent Insurance Agent Junior Classic on June 5 at The Bluffs.
The local IIAJC tourney was organized by Mike Chaney of the CorInsurance Agency. Twelve area junior golfers participated in competition of various age groups.
In the girls under 19 division the winner was Stephanie Limoges of Elk Point. Vermillion's Allison Stewart came in second.
The boys under 19 division was won by Jason Bontis from Beresford. Jon Sorensen, also from Beresford, placed second and Danny Stewart of Vermillion was third.
In the 13 year-old division, Christopher Moen was first and Brad Schaack placed second. Alex Schaack and Nick Anglin won medals in their age groups. They are all from Vermillion.
The top finishers in the girls and boys under 19 divisions will now advance to the state finals at Willow Run Golf Course in Sioux Falls.
There were 400 qualifying tournaments around the United States with more than 10,000 junior golfers in the competition.