After the first round in the Kenny Novak Memorial Championship golf tournament at Club Walden in Aurora, local resident Chris Sloe in tied for sixth place in the boys 16-19 division with a 40-39-79, 7 strokes over par.

Zak Supelak of Copley is leading after shooting 37-38-75, while Zach Mandry of Solon is second at 37-39-76. In the girls division, Malia Ebersberger of Akron leads with 38-38-76.

The second round will take place Thursday for the 16-19 group, while younger golfers will play their only 18-hole round.