Going Long works at Sylvan tourney
HOLLIDAYSBURG — Steve Long won the low gross, and Marty Long won the low net recently the Sylvan Hills Golf Club’s Handicap Club Championship.
Scott Henck, Harry Murphy, Brenda Flick and Lynn Durbin won a scramble held Sunday at the course with a score of 32.
Jim Baughman, Dave Biseli and Carol Young were second with 33, and Walt Focht, Marty Long, Paul Conway and Connie Angeski carded a 35 for third place.
In other action, the team of Gary Zimmerman, Jack Werstil, Linda Wise and Marian Monios won the Jack & Jill Tournament over the team of Dave Johns, Angeski, Durbin and Shirley Wilkinson.
Third-place honors went to Marty Long, Stan Wojick, Karen Hosey and Joan Conway, while fourth was won by Jim Brown, Danene Litz, Bonnie Deem and Carolyn Painter. Fifth place went to Scott Henck, Linda Derman, Young and Denise Madden.
Longest putt honors were earned by Wojick, Zimmerman, Pam Ergler, Monios, Long and Conway.
The Two-Man Scramble event was won by Mike Knorr and Mike Matosuziuk (low gross 34), while Bruno Felus and Neal Waldron won the low net (26) honor. Closest to the pin honors went to Andy French (No. 2) and Mike Luther (No. 4).
After eight weeks, the league leaders are the team of Donnie Fisher and French.
Jim Brown, Don Stubbs and Dick Barefoot earned first place in the George “Butch” Focht Senior League held on Wednesday.
Second place were Dave Johns, Bill Blanset and Robin Weaver, and third place were Dave Biseli, Gary Zimmerman, Joe DeAntonio and Vince Farabaugh.
CRESSON — Jim Smith and Bob Whiteman won the men’s division after carding a 60, and Rose Storm and Maddie Krug were the women’s champions with a 70 at the Summit Country Club’s Member/Member two-player better ball 75 percent handicap tournament on Sunday.
Paul David Myers and Mark Peters (63) and Therese Perino and Carrie Fogel (71) were the runners-up.
Bob Holsinger, Jim Smith and Denny Michina Sr. won skill prizes.
The Summit is also holding a Ladies League Night featuring a nine-hole scramble. On June 10, Michelle Day, Brittany Johnston, Lynette Shaffer, Jean Solarczyk, Rose Storm, Marlie Krug, Deb Finochio and Rita Brouse split first-place honors. On June 22, Kim Johnston, Caitlin Trabert and Claudia Lucas won first place, and Kim Johnson, Sue Wilson and Rita Brouse finished first on June 29.
In other action, Cody Trabert won the Match Play Club Championship over D.J. Michina. Other first-place honors went to Francis Pirozzola (1st flight), Matt Taylor (2nd flight), Rick Marshall (3rd flight) and Tyler Morder (4th flight). On the ladies side, Perino was the champ over Chrissy Sears. Other winners included Storm (1st flight).
As for the 2020 Couples League Night standings, Nick Filak is in first (20 points), followed by Caitlin Trabert (19 points), Mike Dziabo and Jamie Dziabo (17 points each). Cody Trabert rounds out the top five (15 points).
IMLER — The team of Jonathan Lender, Jordan Roberts, Rob Roberts and Matt Gessler recently won the King Valley Appreciation Tournament at the King Valley Golf Course.
Finishing second was the team of Tyler Brown, Nathan Sell, Alex Diehl and Cory Musselman. Third-place honors went to John Kibler, Drew Manges and Scott Ranck. The team of Wes Furry, Ryan Hess, Matt Bullington and Brandon Onstead took fourth.
HOLLIDAYSBURG — Aaron Harr, Ron Hinish, Roger Peacock and Jess Peacock carded a 56 to win the Fraternal Order of Police Scramble at Scotch Valley Country Club.
Mitch Cooper, Frank Shields, John Carnicella and Terry Carnicella were second with a 60.
Kamden Clapper, Terry Carnicella, Brenda Flick, Dick Smith, Cory Kylor and Rich Hoover won skill prizes.
HUNTINGDON — The team of Phil Thompson and Jim Lakso went 5-2 in week 7 of the Big Orange Golf League at the Huntingdon Country Club.
Bob Lame and Rick Bayer went 4-3 while Larry Newton/Gerry Huggler were 3-4. Bill Frazier and Ed Gargula rounded out the standings at 2-5.
Alan Herbster, who was subbing for Bayer, was the low gross winner at 38. Keith Black, who was subbing for Jim Lakso, was the low net winner at 35.
Herbster also had the shot of the day, a 32-foot birdie putt he shank on No. 8.