SPORTS SHORT: Local youth in contention in Junior Tour event

PLEASANT HILL – Cole Davis of Marshalltown stood in fourth place out of eight golfers in his age division after Wednesday’s opening round at the Iowa Junior Tour Championship at Copper Creek Golf Club.

Davis, 11, shot a 6-over-par round of 41 and is in fourth place in the boys’ 11-and-under age group. Kolby Shackelford of Panora and Nathan Petrak from Johnston tied for the group lead with rounds of 38.