The 2022 Junior Match Play Championship, for players under 18 and conducted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), took place Saturday at Parkersburg Country Club.  Eight girls and 16 boys started the tournament in the morning; their biggest battle of the day was a three and a half hour weather delay in the morning.

While the field started with 24 players, Sunday’s boys’ semi-final matches are down to four players, while the girls championship is down to the final two players.

The boys’ semifinals will see:

7:30 a.m.       Zan Hill of Daniels v Tanner Walls of Matheny; and

7:40 a.m.       Argyle Downes of Charles Town v Gavin Goodrich of Wheeling.

The girls’ championship will feature:

7:50 a.m.       Taylor Sargent of Milton and Kerri-Anne Cooke of Oceana.

“It’s fun to watch these kids get to experience match play in the season’s first state championship for junior golf,” said Parkersburg’s Head Golf Professional Scott Davidson.  “We’re delighted to host this championship and we hope to continue doing so.”

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Kerri-Anne Cook of Oceana will compete Sunday for the WVGA Junior Match Play Championship.

Her competition will be Taylor Sargent of Milton.

Among the boys playing in tomorrow’s semi-final matches will be Tanner Walls of Matheny.

Walls will face off against Zan Hill of Daniels in the first match Sunday.

The second boys’ semi-final will include Argyle Downes of Charles Town.

His opponent will be Gavin Goodrich of Wheeling.