Mirror team wins Curve outing

The Altoona Mirror team of Ryan DelBaggio, Mike Boytim and Darian Somers teamed with Altoona Curve pitcher David Bromberg to win the Curve Booster Club golf outing at Park Hills Country Club on June 17.

The Mirror’s team finished with a 58 in the scramble format and won a card-off over the second-place team of Discovery House which featured Scott Moyer, Shawn Barth, Jeff Gates, Jeremy Knapp and Curve infielder Jarek Cunningham. Cunningham’s squad also finished with a 58.

The McDonald’s entry finished third with a 59.

Darlene Grove and Tracy Apple were the low gross winners in the Ladies Member/Member event, while Sue White and Carole Laich took second. Maria Colmer and Lisa Michelone were the low net winners, while Doe Bolger and Louise Welch took second.

Donna Mannino and Evie Monahan won the Monday Night Ladies League with 34 points. Danene Engle and Angela Gardner tied with Cindy Trimarco and Jill Hileman for second at 33. Nancy Moore and Leah Geisinger (31) finished fourth.

Grove was the gross winner in the Tuesday Morning Ladies League, while Moore was the net winner.

Leonard Fiore, Ron Dandrea and Phil Trimarco had the low gross in the Senior Slam with a 152, while Basil Mannino, Ray Thomas and Ken Luke (153) took second. Rich Papp, Dave Francis and Rick Drabic had the low net of 115, while Bill Dambeck, Bert Hobbs and Gerry Riley (121) took second.

North East Juniors

FORD CITY – Ebensburg’s Gabe Seymour and Dom Stevens, Hollidaysburg’s Jerome Landry and New Paris’ Kyler Pennabaker won their divisions when the North East Junior Golf Tour stopped at Lenape Heights on Tuesday.

Seymour carded an 80 to win the boys 16-18 Oakmont Division, while Stevens took the boys 13-15 Oakmont Division with a 77. Landry won the boys 16-18 Pine Valley Division with a 79, just ahead of Hollidaysburg’s Danny Stubbs (79). Pennabaker carded an 83 to win the boys 10-12 Pine Valley Division, edging Loretto’s Chayce Lopetti (84) by a stroke.

Hollidaysburg’s Jesse Ottaway (86) tied for third in the boys 16-18 Pine Valley, and Cresson’s Maddie Krug (94) took sixth. Ebensburg’s Jeremy Eckenrode (82) and Collin Seymour (85) took second and third, respectively, behind Stevens.

Last Thursday at Mt. Odin Golf Course in Greensburg, Eckenrode won the boys 13-15 Oakmong with a 76, eight strokes ahead of Collin Seymour (84). Northern Cambria’s Hunter Duriez won the boys 13-15 Pine Valley Division with an 80. Pennabaker won the boys 10-12 Oakmont Division with a 90.

Stubbs (87) finished second in the boys 16-18 Pine Valley thanks to a chip-off against Clymer’s Roman Tate (86). Landry (87) tied for third, and Ottaway (89) tied for fifth in the same division. Gabe Seymour (84) and Stevens (85) took third and fourth, respectively, in the boys 16-18 Oakmont.

Following Duriez were Hollidaysburg’s David Schraff (85), Adam Rosenbaum (92) and J.J. Collins (100), who were third, sixth and 10th, respectively, Krug (94) in seventh and Altoona’s Nate Lawhead (98) in ninth.

Kings Juniors

FARMINGTON – Hollidaysburg’s Jordan Kirsch carded a 73 to win this week’s Kings Restaurants Junior Golf Tournament by two strokes on Wednesday at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.

West Penn Amateurs

HOLLIDAYSBURG – Hollidaysburg’s Sam Lafferty and David DeGol tied with Vandergrift’s Richard Mottura at 72 in the 113rd West Penn Amateur Championship Qualifier at Scotch Valley Country Club. All three became qualifiers.

Duncansville’s Michael Macionsky (74) finished fifth to become the second alternate. Ebensburg’s Edward Maruca (75) and Tyrone’s Matt Brooks (77) followed Macionsky. Altoona’s Mitchell Neaffer (82) also competed in the event.

Scotch Valley

HOLLIDAYSBURG – David DeGol Jr. and Mike Macionsky won a playoff against Artie Fink and Terry DelBaggio to take the championship flight of the Scotch Valley Two Ball Invitational after both teams carded 134 in regulation.

Greg Ferguson Jr. and Jim Ferguson (137) finished third.

Dennis DeGol and Mitch Neaffer won the first flight with a 132, while Calvin Mentzer and Landon Hollingshead (137) took second, and Mark Saltzburg and Johnny Murphy (140) placed third.

David DeGol and Don Beerbower captured the second flight with a 141, while Brock Goodling and George Flaherty (142) placed second, and Tom Haught and Chris Nelson (144) finished third.

Ron Long and Randy Jarratt won the third flight with a 145, while Tony Nastasi and Ken Macha (146) placed second, and Jack Sahlaney and Paul Propcheck (152) took third. Darren Carey and Trent Martin won the fourth flight with a 149, while Nick and Joe Panaro (151) took second, and T.J. Hileman and Dan Disabato (152) finished third.

Sylvan Hills

HOLLIDAYSBURG – Jim Burke had the low gross, and Bob Leffingwell placed second in the Sylvan Hills Golf Club’s Senior Club Championship. Jack Flude had the low net, while Marty Long took second.

The proximity winners in the Sylvan Hills Ladies Golf Association event on Tuesday were Connie Angeski (longest drive on 3 and least putts) and Linda King (longest putt on 3).


CRESSON – Doug Fogel carded a 57 to win the Summit Country Club’s President’s Cup men’s division by five strokes over Roger Crist (62) last weekend.

Brian Hmel, Russ Krug and Brady Eckenrode tied for third at 63, while Cutzie Slebodnick and Rich Patton tied for sixth at 64. Guido Fabbri and Bob Ruggiero tied for eighth at 65.

Fran Nazit and Jerry Seidel tied for first in the men’s senior division at 63. Therese Perino won the women’s division with a 72. Ian Dunmyer carded a 62 to win the Junior Division by two strokes over Dillon Perino (64).

Skill prize winners were Jack Calandra (closest tee shot on 4), Seidel (closest tee shot on 8) and Fogel (closest tee shot on 12).

The JWF Industries team of Bill Polacek, John Polacek, Tom Polacek won the first flight of the Mount Aloysius College 16th annual Celebrity Scholarship Golf Tournament on June 14 at the club.

The McLanahan Corporation team of Bruce Daskivich, Ken Krisch, Sean McLanahan and Bill Young finished second, while NPC, Inc’s Todd Homan, Mark Kensinger, Tim McCarthy and Greg Ritchey took third.

First National Bank’s Matt Lorditch, Bob Ruggiero, Greg Winger and John Young won the second flight. The Penelec/Gribbin & Smith team of Marty Furman, Denny Platt, Joe Gribbin and Ryan Smith took second. The Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anderson & Doll team of Rick Kopco, Rob McGeown, Jack Anderson and Denny Doll placed third.

The Otis Elevator/Sheetz team of Gary Cernicky, Dave Pringle, Matt Weaver and Joe Sheetz won the third flight. The C&G Savings Bank/Zukowski & Smith team of Gary Bradley, Bill Ritenour, Julie Smith and Backy Zukowski took second. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Corinne Adams, Christine Cox, Marty Radovonic and Dan Reaman finished third.

Proximity winners were Frank Petrusic (closest to tee on 4), Chris Grady (closest to tee on 8), Ray Huff (closest to tee on 12), Bobbi Ream (straightest drive on 6) and Tom Polacek (longest putt on 18).

Maple Crest

PORTAGE – Bob Spaid, Bruce Walkovich, Reno Tavernini and Bob Parks carded a 32 to win the Maple Crest Senior Scramble.

Jerry Bolton, Joe Selepack, Sam Resconich and Herb Adams tied with Paul Moses, Al Bihary and John Price for second at 34.

Pat Podrasky, George Selepack, Ron Wisen, Bob Knieriem and Eldy Shoff tied with the teams of Karl Vickroy, Sam DeYulis, Jay Ernest and Ray Torrez and Dave Brunett, Bill Dobrowolsky, Steve Koval and John Alarid for fourth at 35. Chip Fox, Jack Whitcomb, Don Ellis and Frank Prince (37) took fifth.

Moses was the point winner, and Ernest had the longest putt.

Sinking Valley

TYRONE – Ralph Hamilton, T.J. Evangelisto, Paul Gunia and Jean Kelly carded a 121 to win the Sinking Valley Senior Event by strokes over Mike Robuck, Harry Miller, John Bernhart and Loane Maier on Wednesday.


HUNTINGDON – Geoff Clarke carded a 41 to take the low gross, and Rick Bayer and Larry Newton tied for the low net at 34 in the Huntingdon Country Club’s Big Orange Golf League.

Newton’s chip onto the 11th hole was the shot of the day.

Results can be reported by e-mail to tirwin@altoonamirror.com, by fax at 946-7540 or by phone at 946-7464.