DeStefano wins Summit Match Play crown
CRESSON – Steve DeStefano won the championship flight of the Summit Country Club’s Match Play Club Championship, while Dave DeGol Jr. was the runner-up.
Dave States won the first flight, while Bernie Fabbri was second. Derek Olsick won the second flight, while T.J. Delic was the runner-up. Adam Rabatin won the third flight, while Vaughn Lewis was second. Joe Dziabo won the fourth flight, while Cutzie Slebodnik was second. Luann Dividock won the women’s championship flight, while Kate Conway was second.
Brent Krug and PJ Shell carded a 138 to win the first flight of the Member-Guest Tournament last weekend, while Dale Perino and Andy Lubert (139) took second. Joe and John Dziabo won the second flight with a 152, while Mike and Randy Funicelli (154) finished second.
Bill Snyder and Fuzzy Muriceak carded a 156 to win the third flight, while Frank Szczechowicz and Zak Newton (162) took second. PJ Sloan and Mike Zapf won the fourth flight with a 160, while Bob Ruggiero and Bill Hudack (163) took second. Al Simanski and Barney Funicelli won the fifth flight with a 167, while Doc Burgoon and Emil Saloney (174) took second.
Skill prize winners among the members were Tony Mignogna and Joe Dziabo (tee shot on 4), Sloan (second shot on 6), Burgoon and Simanski (tee shot on 8), Ruggiero (putt on 9) and Mark Bechtel (tee shot on 12, second shot on 15).
Skill prize winners among the guests were Mike Wyland and Dave Fyock (tee shot on 4), Eldon Ritchey (second shot on 8, tee shot on 8, along with Erik Novak), Barney Funicelli (putt on 9) and Shell (tee shot on 12, second shot on 15).
Derek Olsick carded a 78 to win the 16-year-old division of the Altoona Junior Golf Tour at Summit Thursday. Madison Krug (87) took second, Dillon Perino (94) was third.
Andrew Ferguson won the 13 & 14 division with an 87, while Ethan Vipond (92) was second, and John Fleck (110). Madison Krug also won the ladies division, while Alexandra Bihary (119) was second.
TYRONE – Tom Evangelisto, Matt McKee, John Bernhart and Pete Litzinger came in first in the Sinking Valley seniors event with a 115 on Tuesday.
Glenn Stevens, Bill Davis, Jim Dambeck and Paul Keirn (116) finished second, while John Graham, Larry Stitt, Don Gillespie and Yogi Johannes (116) placed third. The teams of Bob Forshey, Robert Brown, Jack Sears and Tom Smith and Gordie Ellis, Harry Miller, Basil Mannino and Ron Dandrea scored 118 to round out the top five.
HOLLIDAYSBURG – Winners in the Sylvan Hills Ladies Golf Club Association Tuesday were Mary Jane Terza (best score on water holes), Brenda Flick (longest on 9) and Linda Derman (longest putt on 1).
US Amateur Sectionals
NEW CASTLE – Ebensburg’s Dylan Link carded a 153 – 16 strokes behind the winner – in the U.S. Amateur Sectional Qualifier at New Castle Country Club.
North East Juniors
YOUNGWOOD – Cresson’s Gregory Caldwell tied for fifth place in the boys 13-15 division of the North East Junior Golf Tour at Cherry Creek, scoring a nine-hole total of 49.