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Stackhouse advances at the U.S. Girls Junior Championship

North Clayton student Mariah Stackhouse has advanced to the match-play portion of the U.S. Girls Junior Championship at Olympia Fields in Illinois.

Stackhouse finished the first two rounds at 2 over par. Shooting a pair of 1 over par the first two days to earn a three-way tie for fifth.

The resident of Riverdale had birdies on No. 9. 10 and 15 during the first round, and one birdie at No. 1 on Tuesday during the second round.

Stackhouse played a bogey free round on Tuesday. Ariya Jutanuagarn was the two-round leader with a 4-under par score.

Her 2-over par score puts Stackhouse in a tie with Nichole Morales and Emma Talley.

—Doug Gorman