- 2008 Junior Player of the Year
- 2008 Junior Match Play Champion
- 2008 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship - Quarter-finalist
- Penn State University
2008 Boys' Junior Player of the Year
, 18, from Miami, is the 2008 Junior Player-of-the-Year recipient. He followed his T-12th finish at the State Boys Junior Championship with a 4 & 3 victory over Kevin Britton at the Junior Match Play Championship. Ernesto also qualified for the U.S. Junior Championship, where he advanced to the quarterfinal round. Ernesto recently signed a letter of intent with Penn State University.