Isabella McCauley, who will be a junior at Simley High School this fall, shot a closing 3-under 69 to beat Kathryn VanArragon, who will be sophomore at Blaine, by two shots on Tuesday in the final round of the 45th Minnesota Girls' Junior PGA Championship at Rush Creek Golf Club in Maple Grove.

McCauley used a flurry of birdies late in her round to capture her second straight junior PGA championship, and second tournament victory in seven days.

She finished with a two-round total of 140. VanArragon shot a 72 for her 142. Isabella's younger sister, Reese McCauley, was third at 145.

In her first event of 2020 last week, Isabella McCauley shot a 1-under 141 to claim the Minnesota Junior Girls' State Championship at Bent Creek Golf Club by five strokes over Reese.

Frazzini leads

Ben Frazzini of Windsong Farm shot a 7-under 6 for the first day lead in the Minnesota State Open at Royal Golf Club in Lake Elmo.

Four golfers were one shot back: Frankie Capan of North Oaks, Andrew Israelson of Vintage, Ben Sigel of Windsong Farm and Brent Snyder of Troy Burne.

Saints fall

The Sioux Falls Canaries scored two unearned runs in the eighth inning to edge the St. Paul Saints 5-3 at Sioux Falls Stadium. The Saints, who were the home team for the first time this season, fell to 2-2 against their hub rival.

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