Fogels triumph at Summit


Ray McCloskey made his first hole-in-one during a round of golf at the King Valley Golf Club.

The 124-yard shot was made on No. 11. McCloskey used his 7-iron.

It was witnessed by Bob Davis, Gene Kruise and Greg Fornett.

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Chad Frank made a hole-in-one during a round of golf at the Philipsburg Elks Lodge Country Club.

His first hole-in-one, Frank made the shot on the No. 13 hole, 130-yards long using a pitching wedge. The shot was witnessed by Arch Myers, Bo Sankey, Sam Irvin and Jim Reese.

CRESSON — Doug and Carrie Fogel combined to shoot a 34 recently to win the Glowball/Night Golf Couples Tournament held recently at the Summit Country Club.

Steve and Angie DeStefano were second (34), followed by Denny Storm and Maddie Krug (36).

The men’s first flight winner was Joe Otinowsky and Shawn Hildebrand (35).

In junior action, Trey Heffelfinger shot a 77 to win the Ridge Runners Junior Tournament for boys ages 16-17. Collin Reese was second (81), followed by Brian Walwro (86). The winner of the boys 14-15 age division was Jonathan Rankin with an 81. Ryan Jones was second (89) followed by Logan Smith (93).

The girls competition was won by Grace Thomas (100). Taylor Hileman was second (116). The winner of the boys 12-13 age division was Brady Houer (44), followed by Luke Repko (50).

In other action, Tori Acker sits atop the standings of the 2018 Ladies League with 46 points. Bonnie Deem is in second (42), followed by Christine Sears (38), Mag Weiland (38), Therese Perino (36) and Dolly Templeton (34).

Closest-to-the-tee honors went to Rose Storm (No. 4), Deb Stitt (No. 8), Kim Johnson (No. 4), Weiland (No. 8), Maddie Krug (No. 4 and 8), Cindy Snowberger (No. 4), Rita Brouse (No. 4), Michelle Day (No. 8), Charlotte McConn (No. 4), LuAnn Dividock (No. 8), Linda Zorger (No. 4), Ellen Patterson (No. 8) and Barb Kooman (No. 8).

On the couples side, the Fogel’s are sitting atop the standings with Cindy and Len Snowberger behind them in second place. Jim and Sandy Smith round out the top five.

Closest-to-the-tee honors went to Day (No. 4), Jim Smith (No. 8), Cindy Snowberger (No. 4), andy Smith (No. 4), Cody Trabert (No. 8), Sandy Smith (No. 4), Doug Fogel (No. 8), Diane Dunmyer (No. 4), Len Snowberger (No. 8), Angie DeStefano (No. 4) and. Joe Judy (No. 8).

Park Hills

The team of Bill Wolf, Joe Saclaro, Bill Dambeck and Jim Beere was in first place in the Wednesday Morning Seniors competition at the Park Hills Country Club with a point total of -26.

Two teams were tied for second place with a point total of -24. Those were the team of Wayne Apple, Jack Sears, Daryl Lanzendorfer and Gregg Boland, and the team of Tom Shea, Herb Bolger, Bob Lestochi and John Grohol.

Sinking Valley

TYRONE — In the Sinking Valley Senior 2 Best Ball Tournament, the team of Mike Starr, Tom Bradley, Gene Tyler and Ron Garbinsky finished in first place with a score of 119.

The team of Steven Algeria, Michael McMillen, Harry Miller and John Frederick was second with a score of 200.


HUNTINGDON — The teams of Gerry Huggler and Bob Lamey, along with Larry Newton and Fred Lear, each went 6-2 this past week in the Big Orange Golf League at the Huntingdon Country Club.

Rick Bayer and Jim Lakso, along with the team of Bill Frazier and Ed Gargula,went 2-6.

Phil Thompson was the low gross winner (35) while Gargula was the low net winner (32).

The shot of the day was turned in by Frazier, who turned in a 20-yard chip shot on No. 15 hit the flagstick and stopped 1- inch from the hole. The sub for the week was Thompson for Lear.

Sylvan Hills

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Bucky Miller and Ed Decker were the top winners recently during Thursday Night Golf League action at the Sylvan Hills Golf Club.

Miller was the low gross winner (39) while Decker was the low net winner (31).

Closest-to-the-pin honors went to John Hopkins (No. 2) and Marty Georgiana (No. 4).

Skin winners included Hopkins (No. 2), Kevin Fuller (No. 5), Gary Partner (No. 6), Dan Powers (No. 7) and Miller (No. 8).

In Ladies Orange Ball scramble play, the tema of Brenda Flick, Rosey McCoy, Molly Goldstein and Janet Grove took first place for play on Tuesday, July 10.

Bernie ayancsik and Linda Smith tied for longest drive and Sheila Spangler had the longest put.

Scotch Valley

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Anthony DeGol defeated Mike Macionsky, 2 & 1, to win his second-consecutive Scotch Valley Country Club Match Play club championship.

The last golfer to win two in a row was DeGol’s brother, Dennis, who was in 2011 and 2012.

In other action, the team of Tom Stetter, Tim Noye and Butch DeCriscio took first place in the A.B.L.E event. Tom Hooper, Jason Steinbugl, Jay Labriola and Shawn Sankey finished in second place.


n With Ray McMullen captaining the team, Philipsburg Elks Lodge and County Club defeated Nittany Country Club, 19-13, to win the 2018 Mountain Valley Challenge. The winning team consisted of McMullen, Chad Gearhart, Jim Dixon, Josh Muir, Michael Czap, Al Herr, Bob Mitchell, Doug Goss, Ed Myers, AJ Czap, Jeff Herr, Ryan Bender, Tim Ronan, Matt Johnson, Zack Czap and Scott Nelson. The Ryder Cup-style event was played over 27 holes. Philipsburg won the better ball and singles, while Nittany won the alternate shot. Al Herr (Philipsburg) and Dave Myers (Nittany), were the only two players at the event to win all three of their matches.


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