Reigning Jr. Ironman champion Bo Yaussi of Udall, Kan., started the defense of his championship Friday morning by posting a 42.3-second opening round. He was solid and consistent and owns a lead of 13.6 seconds over Arkansan Myles Neighbors.
1. Bo Yaussi, 42.3 seconds, $1,000; 2. Myles Neighbors, 55.9; 3. Wyatt Hansen, 59.8.