ABILENE — Early’s Jake Angerstein fired a 2-under par round of 68 Tuesday at the Abilene Country Club and is tied for 10th place at the American Junior Golf Association’s Folds of Honor Junior Championship hosted by Bob Estes.
The 132-player field is comprised of players from 11 states and five countries. The 54-hole, stroke play event features a cut after 36 holes.
Heading into his second-round 9:20 a.m. Wednesday tee time, Angerstein finds himself in a tie with Hunter Bott of Montgomery; Jun Min Lee of Mission; Alfred Raja of Bogor, Indonesia; Brandon Hoff of Austin; Christian Hansen of San Antonio; Davis Lee of Honolulu, Hawaii; Karson Grigsby of Abilene; Rhett Sellers of Longview; and Trent Tepera of Belton.
Matthew Watkins of Heath carded a 6-under par round of 64 and owns a one-stroke lead over San Antonio’s Garrett Martin, who turned in a 5-under 65. Two golfers posted rounds of 66, and four finished with a 67.
Angerstein won after surviving a two-hole playoff Sunday to earn a spot in the tournament field.