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SMITHVILLE — Jefferson City’s Archer Schnieders closed with a 3-under 69 on Tuesday to win the boys 16-18 year-old division of the Missouri Golf Association’s Junior Amateur Championship at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex.
Schnieders, who will be a senior this fall at Helias High School, posted six birdies, 10 pars, one bogey and one double-bogey in his second round of the two-day event, finishing with a 7-under 137. He shot a 3-under 33 on his final nine holes Tuesday.
Schnieders finished one stroke ahead of California’s Will Boyd, who had the low round of the day Tuesday with a 5-under 67. Boyd ended the championship with a 6-under 138.
Boyd, who will be a senior this fall at California High School, matched Schnieders with six birdies in his second round, shooting a 4-under 32 on the front nine. He also had 11 pars and one bogey in his round.
Hermann’s Trigg Lindahl, who was tied with Schnieders for first place at the halfway point, took third place with a 5-under 139.
Jefferson City’s Davis Linhardt, who graduated this spring from Helias, finished in a four-way tie for eighth place with a 3-over 147. Linhardt shot a 1-over 73 in his second round, tallying three birdies, 11 pars and four bogeys.
Jefferson City’s Miles Vollet, who also graduated from Helias in 2023, tied for 18th place out of 72 golfers in the boys 16-18 division with a 7-over 151. Vollet had a 3-over 75 on Tuesday, posting five birdies, eight pars, three bogeys, one double-bogey and one triple-bogey.
Jefferson City’s Dylan Bryan, who graduated this spring from Blair Oaks High School, tied for 25th place with a 9-over 153. Bryan closed with a 6-over 78, carding two birdies, nine pars, six bogeys and one double-bogey in the second round.
Ashland’s Jacob Anderson, who will be a senior this fall at Southern Boone High School, tied for 36th place with a 14-over 158. Anderson posted an 80 on Tuesday with four birdies, four pars, eight bogeys and two double-bogeys.
Eldon’s Teagen Hull, who will be a senior this fall at Eldon High School, tied for 40th place with a 16-over 160. Hull followed a first-round 74 with an 86 on Tuesday, shooting two birdies, seven pars and four bogeys.
Jefferson City’s Burke Bauer, who will be a senior this fall at Helias, tied for 47th place with a 19-over 163. Bauer closed with a 77 on Tuesday, posting one birdie, 12 pars, four bogeys and one double-bogey.
Eldon’s Luke Barchenski, who will be a senior at Eldon this fall, finished in 51st place with a 20-over 164. Barchenski shot a second-round 84 with nine pars and seven bogeys.
Jefferson City’s Charlie Hinds, who graduated from Helias this spring, tied for 60th place with a 28-over 172. Hinds cut 10 strokes off his first-round score with an 81 on Tuesday, recording a birdie, 10 pars and four bogeys.
California’s Ayden Howard, who will be a junior at California this fall, tied for 63rd place with a 32-over 176. Howard shot an 88 for the second straight day, posting eight pars and seven bogeys.
Jefferson City’s Ryan Glavin, who will be a senior this fall at Blair Oaks, placed 69th with a 46-over 190. Glavin finished with a 91, posting eight pars and five bogeys in his final round.
Kansas City’s Bailey Burkett won the girls 16-18 division with a 3-over 147, edging Jaylee Castro of Kansas City by one shot.
Lake Ozark’s Hanna Maschhoff, who will be a senior at School of the Osage High School this fall, finished in third place with a 7-over 151. Maschhoff posted a 76 on Tuesday with three birdies, 10 pars, three bogeys and two double-bogeys.
Jefferson City’s Sophie Hinds, who will be a senior this fall at Helias, tied for 17th place with a 23-over 167. Hinds closed with an 83, posting one birdie, eight pars and six bogeys in her final round.
Eldon’s Avery Wells, who will be a junior this fall at Eldon, placed 23rd with a 42-over 186. Wells matched her first-round score with a 93, recording a birdie, five pars and six bogeys.
Jefferson City’s Dawson Schnieders took runner-up in the boys 14-15 division of the Junior Amateur.
Schnieders, who will be a sophomore this fall at Helias, posted a 5-over 149 in the two-day event, finishing four strokes behind Lee’s Summit’s Peyton Smith. Schnieders closed with a 75, recording three birdies, 10 pars, four bogeys and one double-bogey.
Eldon’s Cooper Toalson and Eli Cummings both tied for 10th place with a 17-over 161. Both closed with an 81, as Toalson had two birdies and nine pars while Cummings had four birdies and five pars.
Jefferson City’s Grayson Moore tied for 17th place with a 27-over 171. Moore shot an 82 on Tuesday, recording two birdies, seven pars, six bogeys and three double-bogeys.
Eldon’s Brody Rader tied for 23rd place with a 37-over 181. Roder finished with an 89 on Tuesday, carding a birdie, eight pars and three bogeys.
Poplar Bluff’s Anna Bell won the girls 14-15 division of the Junior Amateur with a 15-over 159, finishing three strokes ahead of Ozark’s Josey Roberts.
Eldon’s Haven Evers was the only area golfer to complete the 36 holes in the girls 14-15 division. She placed eighth with a 186, shooting an 89 in her second round.