Some golfers with Maumelle connections performed well in the recent Arkansas Womenís Golf Association Junior Championship at Maumelle Country Club.
Josie Roberson of Maumelle, 11, won the nine-hole championship with a score of 95, edging Lauren Loeb of Maumelle by one shot.
In the championship flight, Summar Roachell of Conway easily won with an 18-hole score of 145. Casey Ott was second at 161, one shot ahead of Hannah Bakalukos, 13, of Sherwood, a member at Maumelle CC, at 162.
Taylor Loeb, 14, of Maumelle finished sixth in the championship flight with a 173.
Loeb and Bakalukos did win the team title for MCC, which is awarded to the club with the two best scores.
Allie Weiner of Maumelle finished fourth in the first flight, 12 shots off the lead.
Roberson, who shot a hole-in-one when she was 9, is a product of the the First Tee program and has had a strong summer. She won the USJT tournament at The Greens at North Hills with her first under-par score. She also was at the ASGA Junior Stroke Play Championship in Jacksonville, PGA Central Regional Tournament at Burns Park and has qualified for the PGA Sectional in Edmond, Okla., on Aug. 8-9.
She also won the local qualifying event and will play in the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships, which will take place at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
As a 10-year-old, she won four tournaments and was second in four others. She won her first tourney at age 9, in the AWGA at Country Club of Arkansas.
Bakalukos shot rounds of 80-82, while Loeb carded 84-89 to capture the team trophy.
The award is given annual for the two who are members from the same club that shoot the lowest combined score during the tournamentís first round. Itís the first time two players from Maumelle have won the award.
In the five-hole division, Lauren Baker finished third, Sabrina Pierce fourth and Madison Jenkins fifth. All are from Maumelle. Tristan Jenkins of Maumelle finished third in the 18-hole second flight.