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The News-Enterprise Karsten Clements didn’t see what was so hard about playing back-to-back 18-hole rounds Wednesday. Larry Ashlock did. “I was glad I was just able to swing the club at the end,” said Ashlock, an Elizabethtown lawyer and city councilman. “Walking 36 holes, that will take a lot out of you.” Ashlock did more than just “swing the club,” carding rounds of 77 (5 over) and 78 at the U.S. Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifier at Lakeside Golf Course in Lexington. Clements, a John Hardin High School graduate and University of Louisville redshirt-junior, shot 73-71, but even that wasn’t good enough to advance to next month’s 109th U.S. Amateur Championship. “I haven’t really been comfortable the last week or two with my swing,” Clements said. “I only had like three birdies and three bogeys, so it was kind of a boring round. I just didn’t get it done.” The two berths to the U.S. Amateur — from the field of 62 — went to Danville’s Ben Fuqua, who shot 67-65 and Mason Jacobs of Metropolis, Ill., who shot 66-69. Clements tied for 19th, while Ashlock tied for 41st. John Hardin graduate Stephen Montgomery, who shot 73-79, tied for 35th. PEPSI TOUR OF CHAMPIONS On the final stop of the Pepsi Tour, Elizabethtown freshman Ian Black carded his second straight round in the 70s, firing a 5-over 77 on Wednesday at Oxmoor Country Club in Louisville to finish eighth in the boys’ 13-14-year-old division with a two-day score of 153. North Hardin freshman Ryan Daniels finished 11th after firing an eight-over 80 for a total of 162. BOYS 11-12. Kyle Jury of Elizabethtown took seventh after firing an 8-over 44 over nine holes Wednesday for an 18-hole score of 81. BOYS 10-UNDER. Hodgenville’s Cameron Lasley carded a 20-over 56 over nine holes to finish in 11th with an 18-hole total of 119. BOYS 8-UNDER (SIX HOLES). Alex Pearl of Elizabethtown tied for sixth with a 12-hole, two-day score of 75. GIRLS 12-UNDER. Elizabethtown resident Lauren Hartlage took fifth place as she fired a 9-over 45 over nine holes for an 18-hole score of 92.