Kansas City is the new home of the Mid-America Junior Cup trophy as the team representing the Kansas City Golf Association defeated Team St. Louis 6 & 2 in the 2013 Mid-America Cup matches to take back the trophy for the first time since 2010.
Taylor Black and Andy Spencer of Team Kansas City faced off against Mia Schroeder and Crimson Callahan in the first match of the day. The match was up and down through the first six holes, but Black and Spencer had their eye on the prize when they took the lead on the 7th hole and left Team St. Louis in the dust. Spencer and Black would make par on the 9th hole to stand at 3up and would birdie the 12th hole to stand at 4up. Black and Spencer would finish out their match on hole 15 when Black made a putt for par to win the match 4&3 over Schroeder and Callahan.
The second match to finish was the team of Mariah Peters and Luke Henke of Kansas City who faced Emily Goldstein and Scott Schaeffer of St. Louis. Goldstein and Schaeffer pulled out the sole win for St. Louis today when they defeated Peters and Henke 3 & 2. The match was head to head through much of the day, with St. Louis leading 1 up to start off the round but Peters and Henke would pull it back to All Sqaure on the 2nd hole. The match would continue in this sequence until Goldstein and Schaeffer pulled ahead on the 10th and closed out their win on the 16th hole with a 3 & 2 victory.