Ross Jesswein carded a 3-under-par 69 to take a three-stroke advantage over Brooks Newsom in the first of the two-day Rogue Valley Stroke Play Championship on Saturday at Centennial Golf Club.

Ross Jesswein carded a 3-under-par 69 to take a three-stroke advantage over Brooks Newsom in the first of the two-day Rogue Valley Stroke Play Championship on Saturday at Centennial Golf Club.

Bob Harrell also shot a 69 to grab the outright lead in the super seniors division and Linda Johnson registered a 4-over 76 to snag a two-stroke lead over Stephanie Johns in the ladies division.

In the seniors division, Ken Peterson, Pat Daggitt, Mark Ranallo and Dan Dixon all shot 75s for a share of the lead.

Saturday's Results

MEN

CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT

GROSS — 1, Ross Jesswein, 69; 2, Brooks Newsom, 71; 3, Ken Stringer, 73; 4, Glen Clark, 74; 5 (tie), Kelly Rasmussen, Greg Miller, Brad Bills, Jay Klemp, Marshal Holman, 75.

OPEN

FIRST FLIGHT

GROSS — 1 (tie), Rick Lloyd, Steve Robertson, 76; 3, Mike McCann, Bob Holland, 77; 5, Seane Byrne, Craig Knips, 78; 7, D.L. Richardson, 79; 8, Stephen Grove, Dennis Slattery, Layne Sims, 80.

OPEN

SECOND FLIGHT

GROSS — 1, Chris Baker, 78; 2, Dave Ehrhardt, 81; 3, Dave Monteleone, 83; 4, Tim Rouhier, 84; 5, Jim Palazolo, Jerry Johnson, 85; 7 (tie), C.J. Knips, Kim Hurley, 86; 9, Dan Neves, 87; 10, Steve Martinich, Brian Sjothun, 88.

SENIORS

GROSS — 1, Mark Ranallo, Ken Peterson, Pat Daggitt, Dan Dixon, 75; 5 (tie), Bob Bowers, Craig Galpern, 76; 7 (tie), Phil Iantosca, Duane Nelson, 78; 9, Lary Garvin, 79; 10, Tom Jarvis, Tim Montague.

SUPER SENIORS

GROSS — 1, Bob Harrell, 69; 2, Bill Doss, 74; 3, Bill Seymour, 75; 4, Ken Bailey, 76; 5 (tie), Thomas Loding, Doug Rowe, 78; 7 (tie), Larry Schmaltz, John Ferris, 83; 9, David Oas, 86; 10, Denny Sweet 87.

LADIES

GROSS — 1, Linda Johnson, 76; 2, Stephanie Johns, 78; 3, Debbie Cordell, 82; 4, Gayle Jantzer, 83; 5, Pam Turnipseed, 87; 6, Tracie Armitage, 88; 7, Suzanne Iantosca, 89; 8, Joy Sims, 98; 9, Julie Austad, 99; 10, Linda Raduski, 100.