Gregory Ferguson, sr., Tyrone: Three-time?Mirror first-team all-star and honorable mention as a freshman ... Shot a career-low 5-under par 67 in a four-team match against Huntingdon, Altoona and Central at Iron Masters ... Won the Mountain League individual championship with a 74 ... Won season-opening Wildcat Invitational on fourth playoff hole at Tom's Run in Blairsville that featured 13 high school teams ... Finished seventh after losing on a playoff hole for sixth place (and the final spot in the PIAA Western Regionals) in District 6 championship. Shot rounds of 82 and 77.
Jake Frederick, sr., Northern Bedford: Topped the field in the District 5 championship with a 77 at Great Cove Golf Course in McConnellsburg ... Finished sixth during individual competition at the Inter-County Conference tournament with an 87 ... Qualified for but chose not to compete in the PIAA Western Regional ... Named an ICC All-Star.
Mirror photo by J.D. Cavrich
2012 Altoona Mirror golf all-stars include (from left): Tyrone’s Gregory Ferguson, Northern Bedford’s J.J. McCabe and Jake Frederick, Hollidaysburg’s Jordan Kirsch, Central Cambria’s Max Kirsch.
Jordan Kirsch, sr., Hollidaysburg: Teamed with Hunter Shields to win the 10-team Yurochko Memorial High School Golf Tournament with a 70 ... Finished second at the DuBois Invitational with a 79 and helped Golden Tigers win the team title. ... Tied for second with Max Kirsch at the Wheeling Invitational, one shot off the lead ... Shot a 3-under par 69 to finish first in District 6 Class AAA Qualifier at Sinking Valley Country Club ... Tied for lead after first day of District 6 championships with a 77 but finished third after shooting a second-day 81 to fall short of PIAA Western Regional.
Max Kirsch, sr., Central Cambria: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star ... Shot rounds of 71 and 75 to repeat as District 6 Class AA champion by one stroke over Richland's Brady Moran ... Advanced to PIAA Championships in individual competition by shooting a 77 to tie for fifth at the PIAA Western Regional ... Helped Red Devils win second consecutive District 6 team title and had the low round for CC in a PIAA Regional victory against Conemaugh Township ... Shot rounds of 77 and 75 during individual state finals to finish eighth and earn a medal ... Shot a team-low 78 in the team state finals when the Red Devils took fourth. ... Finished tied for second at the Wheeling Invitational, one stroke behind Moran.
J.J. McCabe, sr., Northern Bedford: Mirror second-team all-star as a junior ... Won the Inter-County Conference individual championship by shooting a 79 and beating Bellwood-Antis' Jake Pearson in a playoff ... Shot an 83 in the District 5 Class AA championship to finish third and qualify for the PIAA Western Regional ... Qualified for the PIAA Championships by shooting an 80 at Western Regional and tying for 14th place ... Shot rounds of 82 and 84 at states to finish 24th ... Named an ICC All-Star.
Logan Brallier, jr., Everett
Tyler Brown, jr., Claysburg-Kimmel
Kourtney Mortimer, soph., Bedford
Sam Stevens, sr., Central Cambria
Tyler Tiesi, sr., Northern Cambria