Schell, Stiles and Mosley share 36-hole St. Augustine Amateur lead
Ryan Mosley <br>(Flagler Athletics Photo)
Ryan Mosley
(Flagler Athletics Photo)

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (October 15, 2016) -- Brett Schell and Ryan Mosley retained there share of the St. Augustine Amateur lead, but they are now joined at the top by Kyle Stiles. After 36-holes of play at St. John's Golf Club all three players are 1-under and ahead of a group of six players by three shots or less. The closest pursuers are Michael Saccente and Brandon Mancheno, both of whom are tied for fourth at even-par.

Schell, a sophomore at Bartram Trail High School, followed up his 2-under 70 in the first round with a 1- over 71. The round began slowly for Schell as he bogeyed the first and double-bogeyed the 7th. However, a 9th hole birdie stopped the bleeding and he was able to get one more shot back with a birdie on the following hole.

Like Schell, Ryan Mosley has also posted rounds of 70-71. The Flagler College junior started quickly with 2nd and 4th holes to birdies to bring him to 4-under. Now in the lead Mosley, gave all of his work back one hole later with a double-bogey before finishing his day with two bogeys and a birdie on the back nine.

Kyle Stiles was able to join the fray at the top of the leaderboard with a 1-under 70 in the second round. Stiles, who shot an even-par 71 Friday, fell to 2-over for the week with back-to-back bogeys on the 7th and 8th holes. Not one to give in, Stiles rebounded with an eagle on the par-5 9th to turn in even-par 35. On the back nine, fueled by the momentum gained from the eagle, Stiles brushed off a bogey on the 11th by birdieing the 12th and 15th holes.

Michael Saccente has moved within one shot of the lead thanks to consecutive even-par 70's while Brandon Mancheno arrived at the number with tallies of 69-71.

First round co-leader Cole Castro and Kyle Flexsenhar are tied for sixth at 1-over. Spenser Slayden and Jeff Golden are only three behind at 2-over.

Results: St. Augustine Amateur
1FLBrandon ManchenoJacksonville, FL40069-71-68=208
2FLRyan MosleySt. Petersburg, FL30068-71-71=210
3GAKyle StilesAthens, GA20070-69-72=211
4FLMichael SaccenteNew Smyrna, FL20070-70-72=212
T5GATrevor SmithBrunswick, GA20072-74-67=213

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ABOUT THE St. Augustine Amateur

The St. Augustine Amateur is a national event established in 2004 for top amateur and collegiate players. The 54-hole stroke play, walking only, competition is conducted over three days with no cut. The player caddies, walking referees, standard bearers and forecaddies really add to the experience. The field is limited to 84 players whose golf resumes and tournament experience have earned them a spot in the field. The winner receives the John C. Jennison III Trophy.

The tournament is open to Amateurs only whose entry has been accepted by the Tournament Committee however there is an open qualifier prior to the event.

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