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Josh Dirks leads Men's County Am

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Josh Dirks shot 69 Saturday at Drugan's Castle Mound to lead the 2015 La Crosse County Men's Amateur Golf Championship at the midway point.

Dirks holds a 1-stroke lead over Eric Olson, Ben Skogen and Paul Williamson heading into Sunday's final round at the Golf Club at Cedar Creek.

Bennett Laxton is fifth in the Championship Flight standings after shooting 72.

Erik Burton leads the First Flight after an opening-round 76 while Thomas Olsen and Thomas Grapes are tied atop the leaderboard in the Second Flight after both shooting an opening-round 79. Andy Smith leads the Third Flight after shooting an 81, and Marty Gora leads the Fourth Flight after an opening-round 89.

Championship Flight Leaderboard - Day 1

Top 10:

1. Josh Dirks, 69

T2. Eric Olson, 70

T2. Ben Skogen, 70

T2. Paul Williamson, 70

5. Bennett Laxton, 72

T6. Drew Schroeder, 73

T6. Tom McClintock, 73

8. Joe Weber, 74

T9. Connor Frawley, 75

T9. James DeBoer, 75

T9. Jake Dunn, 75

Sunday's Championship Flight Tee Times:

(11:03 a.m.): Jon Wilson, Carl Suhr, Devin Terry

(11:12 a.m.): Joe Loomis, Brendan Smick, Mitch Cook

(11:21 a.m.): Brian Eubanks, Mitch Gault, Ryan Huebsch

(11:30 a.m.): Larry Peterson, Michael Bistodeau, Bret Rickert

(11:39 a.m.): Bruce Lindseth, John Anderson, Bennett Hutson

(11:48 a.m.): Jack Litscheim, Eric Haug, Joe Hightower

(11:57 a.m.): Jeremy Mason, Michael Drugan, Tony Roberts

(12:06 p.m.): Joel Preeshl, Ethan Phelps, Rick Stewart

(12:15 p.m.): Andy Tomashek, Jake Dunn, James DeBoer

(12:24 p.m.): Connor Frawley, Joe Weber, Tom McClintock

(12:33 p.m.): Drew Schroeder, Bennett Laxton, Paul Williamson

(12:42 p.m.): Ben Skogen, Eric Olson, Josh Dirks

First Flight Leaderboard - Day 1

Top 10:

1. Erik Burton, 76

2. Scott Knothe, 78

3. Kevin Groth, 80

4. Trevor Schultz, 81

T5. Danny Jones, 83

T5. Jim Jenkins, 83

T7. Bill Feehan, 86

T7. Jeff Pigorsch, 86

T7. Tom Wilson, 86

10. Tom DeJarlais, 87

Second Flight Leaderboard - Day 1

Top 10:

T1. Thomas Olsen, 79

T1. Thomas Grapes, 79

T3. Matt Lehmann, 83

T3. Ryan Schultz, 83

T5. Dan Leis, 84

T5. Derek Canady, 84

7. Matt Miller, 85

8. Scott Hackworth, 87

9. Paul Finch, 88

10. Greg Espenses, 89

Third Flight Leaderboard - Day 1

Top 10:

1. Andy Smith, 81

2. Monte Jacobson, 82

3. Eric Flack, 83

T4. Kevin Burch, 84

T4. Daniel Breeden, 84

6. Jack Glennie, 85

T7. Jason Tepp, 87

T7. Bob Roers, 87

T7. Jeff Meyer, 87

10. Tim Ratajski, 89

Fourth Flight Leaderboard - Day 1

Top 10:

1. Marty Gora, 89

2. Steve Crogan, 90

3. Damian Bork, 91

4. Tom Johnson, 93

5. Jim Dolesy, 95

6. Ronald Puestow, 98

7. Russ Yates, 99

8. Tom Morris, 101

T9. Jon Mueller, 104

T9. Kyle Koske

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