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Tommy Elia of the Niagara Falls CC shot 2-under 70 at Deerwood Golf Club in North Tonawanda to take the first round lead in the Buffalo District Golf Association Boys Sub Junior Stroke Play Tournament. Elias has a seven-stroke lead over Michael Wells and will lead nine players into the final two rounds of the championship to be held at Tan Tara CC on Aug. 1 and 2.

Victoria Parker (Orchard Park) shot a 78 in sweltering conditions at Deerwood to win the BDGA Junior Girls Stroke Play tournament.