Heading into the final round of the AAU National Golf Tournament at Ballantyne Resort and Golf Club, several area youth golfers are at the top of the standings.
Mitch Schneider of Charlotte shot a second-round, 2-under 69 Tuesday to move to the top of the 16U leader board. John Grimes of Matthews is in fourth, seven strokes back.
Charlotte's Hunter Oxford is tied for second with Christian Hodge (Whitsett) in the 14U division, four behind Ross Robinson of Wilmington.
Sarah Almond of Albemarle has a commanding 12-stroke lead in the 18U girls' division.
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The day's highlight came from the boys' 18U division, where Patrick Schirmer (Elizabethtown, Ky.) hit a hole-in-one on the 165-yard 13th hole.
Leaders in Scoreboard, 5C