Hall captures Ridge Runners event at Summit

CRESSON — The Ridge Runners Junior Golf Tournament was recently held at the Summit Country Club where Taylor Hall shot an 85 to win the event.

Brian Walwro and Anthony Martinelli tied for second at 88, followed by a two-way tie for fourth between Chrsitian Spaid and Austin Tiesi (91).

The winner of the 13-14 boys division was Brody Vinglish (89), followed by Brodie O’Donnell (91), Jonathan Rankin (95) and Ryan Jones (101).

Jaylee Sikora won the girls division with a 92. Kayla Simanski was second at 96, followed by Allison Simmers in third (97).

Luke Repko won the 12-and-under division with a 49. Judah Fulcherio was second at 53, followed by Brady Houser with a 58 in third.

The Member-Guest Tournament was recently held and the first-flight winners were Cody Trabert and Brock Matava (133), followed by Doug Fogel and Jack Pencil (138) in second and Nolan Link and Brett Smith in third (138).

Other flight winners included Dan Myers and Aaron Stanley (140, second flight), Todd Ritchey and Chuck Colton (157, third flight) and Vaughn Lewis and Ian Lewis (165, fourth flight).

Closest-to-the-tee winners included Tony Mignogna, Bill Snyder, Todd Burkett and Duane Della (No. 2), Doug Hmel, Dan Myers, Ken Fisher and John Snyder (No. 8), Doug Fogel and Brent Hoover (No. 12).

Through July 12, Jim and Sandy Smith lead the Summit’s Couples League with 14 points, and Cindy Snowberger has 11 points. Skill prize winners for closest tee shots included Therese Perino and Jim Smith on July 5 and Len Snowberger and Michelle Day on July 12.

Park Hills

The team of Basil Mannino, Thomas Moore, Pete Litzinger and Herb Bolger recently won the Wednesday Morning Senior’s Tournament at the Park Hills Golf Club.

The group finished at -31.

Second-place honors went to Norman Heiberg, Larry Stitt, Bill Dambeck and Jim Beere (-26), followed by George Savine, Don Gillespie, Pete Lewis and Hank Codd (-23).

Wayne Apple, Bill Wolf and Paul Smith finished fourth (-19) while there was a tie for fifth with a -16 between the team of Ken Waite, Kevin McGeary, Jerry Allen and Robert Lestochi, along with Daryl Lanzendorfer, Terry Riggen, Tom Fooseand Rick Drabic.


STATE COLLEGE — UPMC Altoona won the 11th annual E.F. “Pat” Houser Golf Outing at the Toftrees Golf Resort.

The winning team of Tim Balconi, Bob Strawser, Randy Isenberg and Jim Kimble shot a 56 (-16) to claim the victory.

Huntingdon CC

HUNTINGDON — The team of Ed Gargula and Bob Lamey are 3-0 in the second cycle of the Big Orange Golf League at the Huntingdon Country Club.

Rick Bayer and Fred Lear are second at 2-1, followed by Jim Lakso and Larry Newton (1-2) and Bill Frazier and Gerry Huggler (0-3).

The low gross winner was Lamey (35) while Rick Bayer (30) was the low net winner. The shot of the day was Bayer’s tee shot on No. 8 that was 30 inches from the hole.

Scotch Valley

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The team of Ian Dunmyer, Jerome Landry, Todd Burkett and Mike Dunmyer won the Penn Cambria Girls Basketball Golf Tournament recently at the Scotch Valley Country Club.

Second-place honors went to Tim Fabbri, Derek Eckenrode, Bill Scheak and PJ Shell.

The winning team at the ASHE Golf Tournament was Troy Allison, Gary Davis, Tim Newman and Kevin Gnegy. The second-place team was Cody Trabert, Andrew Keim, Tyler Mains and Brent Bloom. Third-place honors went to Chuck Meyers, Steve Jano, Kevin McCloskey and EJ Beidle.

Sylvan Hills

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Bernie Mayancsik, Lynne Durbin and Sue Welsh were the winners of the Sylvan Ladies Golf Association Tournament held recently at the Sylvan Hills Golf Club.

The longest drive honors went to Connie Angeski and Sue Mielnik, while Evi Monahan got longest putt honors.

Closest to the pin honors went to Andy French (No. 2) and Bucky Miller (No. 4). The low gross winner was Mike Luther (39) while Harry Felty (30). Currently, Michael Clawson and Ken Stockley are the league leaders.

Sinking Valley

TYRONE — The team of Don McCaulley, Michael McMillen, Richard Landis and Bill Lechner shot a 115 and finished first place in the seniors event on July 12 at Sinking Valley Country Club.

Chris Futrick, Steven Algeria, Andy Kushner and Gene Tyler also shot 115 and finished second.


John Dugan sank a hole-in-one on the par 3 No. 2 hole recently at the Immergrun Golf Club. It was a 124 yards long and he used a 22-degree hybrid. The shot was witnessed by Chuck Mattes, Dan Hennessy and Bernie Pskowski.

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Don Lloyd also sank a hole-in-one on the par-3 No. 2 hole. He used a pitching wedge. His shot was witnessed by Raymond Eckenrode.

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Rick Guyer sank a hole-in-one at the King Valley Golf Course. It was on the 175-yard No. 2 hole off the white tee. He used a 4-iron, and it was the first of his career. It was witnessed by Justin Mallon, Lee Strayer and John Rumbaugh.