Jiwon Jeon of Australia and Thitaporn Saithip of Thailand scored an identical two-under 70 to hog the limelight on the opening day of the 5th Albatross international junior golf championship at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort here on Wednesday.

Among the Indians, Karan Pratap Singh carded a 71 to lead the pack in Category ‘B’ (13-14 years) boys’ section.

The scores:

Category ‘A’ (15-17 years): Boys: Natchapol Srinoon (Tha) 73; Altin van der Merwe (RSA) 74; Viren Thapar 75; Girls: Jiwon Jeon (Aus) 70; Kanyalak Preedasutthijit (Tha) 76; Tavleen Kaur Batra 77.

Category ‘B’ (13-14 years): Boys: Karan Pratap Singh 71; Parathakorn Suyasri (Tha) and Daeng Abdul Rahman Bin Abd Aziz (Mas) 73.

Girls: Paphangkorn Tavatanakit (Tha) 77; Kornkamol Sukaree (Tha) 79; Amrita Anand 82.

Category ‘C’ (11-12 years): Boys: Aadil Bedi 76; Digraj Singh Gill and Tristan Galant (RSA) 77.

Girls: Kan Bunnabodee (Tha) 81; Tanishka Kumar 84; Khushi Nehra and Titita Loudtragulngam (Tha) 86.

Category ‘D’ (8-10 years): Boys: Shubham 72; Mandaar S. Prashar 79; Wit Pitipat (Tha) 81.

Girls: Thitaporn Saithip (Tha) 70; Anika Varma 74; Rhea Jha 79.

Category ‘E’ (6-7 years): 9 holes: Jujhar Singh 37; Ishaan Kataria 43; Aanya Jethi 44. — Special Correspondent

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