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The top three finishers from the 2020 VSGA Junior Stroke Play Championship, from left: Chase Nevins (ages 14-15 group champion), Kelly Chinn (overall champion) and Mehrbaan Singh (ages 16-18 group champion).

Kelly Chinn produced rounds of 65-64-65 on the par-70 layout at James River Country Club to claim the title at the 68th Virginia State Golf Association Junior Stroke Play Championship, contested Tuesday through Thursday in Newport News.

Chinn, a Great Falls resident who has committed to play golf at Duke University, finished at 16-under par to clear the field by five shots. In the process, Chinn set the tournament record with his three-day total of 194.

"I was playing really well this week ... I always try to go as low as possible every day," Chinn told the VSGA. "The [record] is somewhat surprising, but I always knew I was able to do it."

Chase Nevins (-11) earned runner-up honors, followed by Mehrbaan Singh (-9) in third place. Mason McCoy (-7) and Cullen Campbell (-6) rounded out the top five. Nevins (14-16) and Singh (16-18) each won age group titles.

The VSGA Junior Stroke Play Championship started with a field of 120 competitors. The field was trimmed following the first two rounds to the low 45 players and ties for Thursday's final round.

VSGA Junior Stroke Play Championship

Kelly Chinn (Great Falls), 65-64-65--194

Chase Nevins (Great Falls), 65-65-69--199

Mehrbaan Singh (Ashburn), 64-68-69--201

Mason McCoy (Virginia Beach), 68-66-69--203

Cullen Campbell (Virginia Beach), 66-69-69--204

Daniel Goode (Wytheville), 65-70-70--205

Charlie Kennedy (Richmond), 65-69-71--205

David Stanford (Vienna), 67-71-68--206

Bryce Corbett (Gainesville), 70-67-70--207

Bryan Lee (Fairfax), 72-66-69--207

Robert Dudeck III (Williamsburg), 68-69-71--208

Trey Marrion (Chesapeake), 69-70-69--208

Matt Moloney (Vienna), 70-70-68--208

Slade Aliff (Hardy), 67-76-66--209

Channing Blevins (Wytheville), 71-70-69--210

Charlie Hanson (Richmond), 69-69-72--210

Josh Duangmanee (Fairfax), 71-69-71--211

Suneil Peruvemba (McLean), 72-70-69--211

David Zhang (Blacksburg), 71-68-72--211

Matthew Monastero (Leesburg), 72-73-67--212

Benjamin Newfield (Arlington), 71-68-73--212

Coleman "Cole" Pollard, Jr. (Manakin Sabot), 68-74-70--212

Vijay Powell (Midlothian), 63-79-71--213

Ian Quindoza (Midlothian), 68-72-73--213

Jack Burbee (Virginia Beach), 70-68-76--214

Riley Tuttle (Norfolk), 73-69-72--214

George Montague (Manakin Sabot), 71-71-73--215

Ryan Slonaker (Penn Laird), 74-71-70--215

Zachary Valdes (Chesterfield), 73-72-70--215

Grayson Wood (Fredericksburg), 70-70-75--215

Duncan Andres (Midlothian), 71-69-76--216

Reeve Felner (Vienna), 71-71-74--216

Luis Park (Virginia Beach), 71-73-72--216

Davis Young (Blacksburg), 75-70-71--216

Ian Johnson (Alexandria), 77-66-75--218

Mason Wyatt (Staunton), 74-71-73--218

Preston Burton (Charlottesville), 72-71-76--219

Luke Bitsko (Richmond), 66-78-76--220

Quint Dingledine (Richmond), 70-74-76--220

Michael Faringer (Leesburg), 72-71-77--220

Meade Slonaker (Penn Laird), 69-75-76--220

Mason Eggleston (WIlliamsburg), 72-72-77--221

Pierce Hokenson (McLean), 72-72-77--221

Garrett Kuhla (Henrico), 70-74-77--221

Justin Larue (Chesterfield), 68-76-78--222

R. J. Cupelli (Fairfax), 73-72-80--225

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