From Staff Reports

Longview’s Kris Pechacek shot an 80 to take first place honors in the Boys 16-plus of this week’s Ark-La-Tex Junior Golf stop at Oak Forest Country Club.

Pechacek was five clear of runner-up Karson Martin of Gilmer. Hallsville’s Nick Smith edged Longview’s Kylan Liedtke in Boys 14-15. Smith carded a 86 and wound up three strokes ahead of Liedtke.

There was good battle in Boys 12-12 as Longview’s Hudson Parr slipped past Gladewater’s Collin Small with a two-stroke triumph. Parr recorded a 91 and finished a couple in front of Small’s 93.

Other winners included the Longview trio of Lauren Fisher (Girls 12-13), Stephen Harris (Boys 10-11) and Parker Hatfield (Coed 7-9).

The tour stops in Texarkana on June 17.