From Mirror reports
YORK - Through one day of competition at the PIAA golf championships at the Heritage Hills Golf Resort, Central Cambria senior Max Kirsch finished in a six-way tie for ninth place with a score of 78, six strokes off the lead.
Kirsch carded a 39 on both the front nine and back nine, logging nine pars and a birdie along the way en route to a seven-over par for the day.
Northern Bedford senior J.J. McCabe was in a three-way tie for 21st place with an 82. McCabe shot a 40 on the front nine and a 42 on the back nine.
Alex Patricio of Yough and Cole Miller of Northwestern Lehigh were tied for the lead after one day with a one-over par 72.
The final round will take place today, with Kirsch teeing off at 9:40 a.m. among a group of four golfers. McCabe's tee time is 9:30 a.m. today.
1, tie, Pacifico, Yough, 38-34-72 and Miller, Northwestern Lehigh, 35-37-72. 3, tie, Medico, Holy Redeemer, 37-36-73, and Barto, Leechburg, 36-37-73. 5, tie, Logue, Fairfield, 36-38-74. 6, Thornton, Wyomissing, 35-41-76; 7, tie, Massimino, New Hope-Solebury, 38-39-77, and Moran, Richland, 37-40-77. 9, tie, Kirsch, Central Cambria, 39-39-78, Dukate, Waynesburg, 40-38-78, Miller, Burgettstown, 40-38-78, Seebold, Danville, 40-38-78, Hickton, Sewickley Academy, 38-40-78, and Thomas, Lakeland, 37-41-78. 15, tie, Renz, Danville, 43-36-79, Firestone, Mount Calvary Christian, 39-40-79, Illig, Homer-Center, 38-41-79, and Hollister, Central Columbia, 37-42-79; 19, Milo, Sewickley Academy, 39-41-80; 20, Cioffi, Neshannock, 43-38-81; 21, tie, Klodowski, Kittaning, 42-40-82, McCabe, Northern Bedford, 40-42-82, and Duttry, Central Columbia, 38-44-82.