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Hurtado & Torres Victorious at Sun 'N Lake

March 31, 2024

SEBRING, Fla. – The FJT Sun ‘N Lake Open faired beautiful weather conditions throughout the weekend, and Ignacio Hurtado and Alessandra Torres came out victorious. Hurtado posted rounds of 73-70--143, while Torres posted rounds of 75-74--149. This is both of their first FJT victories.

Boys (13-15)

It was Bryce Napier who conquered round one with an opening score of 2-under 70. The Palm Harbor native carded four total birdies and a bogey-free back nine to take the lead by three heading into Sunday’s final round. The weather conditions Sunday morning couldn’t have been more perfect for the final day. During the first few holes of the second round, it became a battle between many players at the top of the leaderboard. Ignacio Hurtado fired a bogey free front nine with three birdies catapolt himself to the top. James Nagle and Lawson Ford also worked their way up the leaderboard during their back nine to get themselves a great chance, but it was Hurtado who took the victory by one shot over the field. 

James Nagle and Lawson Ford tied for second place both shooting under par rounds for their final round. Nagle posted rounds of 75-69--144, while Ford posted scores of 74-70--144.

Girls (13-15)

It was a tight race throughout the day for the first round. Ultimately, it was Claire Liu who posted a 1-over 73 to take the lead by one shot over Iris Lee. Liu held strong on the front nine of the second round, and kept her lead by two shots over Alessandra Torres heading into the final nine holes. Torres stayed steady on her back nine carding one birdie and two bogies, while Liu posted three bogies to bring them to a tie for first place. Torres made par on the first playoff hole to seal her first FJT victory with scores of 75-74--149.

Liu posted scores of 73-76--149 to take second place after the play-off, while Dannika Hines and Hannah Castillo tied for third place.