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Meyers, Altoona shine at Bedford

BEDFORD — Trent Meyers and the Altoona boys golf team were the big winners on Tuesday at the inaugural Omni Bedford Springs High School Golf Invitational.

Meyers, an Altoona senior, shot a 74, to win top honors. The Mountain Lions, as a team, finished first with a 231.

Central’s Griffin Snowberger and Bedford’s Matt Edwards tied for second at 76, while Altoona’s Daniel Batrus finished fourth at 77.

The Altoona first-place team consisted of Meyers, Batrus, Sean Eakins and Landon Baker. Central took second (248) behind Snowberger, Nick Baum, Zach Oakes and Luke Bettwy. Hollidaysburg placed third (250) behind Wes Eberhart, Isaac Miller, Derek Clapper and Keagan Hockey.

Tyrone also competed in the event and finished at 264. Cassidy Miksich led the Eagles with an 87, good for 11th place. Also competing for Tyrone were Kaleb Sweitzer (88), Samuel Crilly (89) and Cyrus Ahlert (97).

Mustangs triumph

JOHNSTOWN — Portage opened its high school season with a 215-284 win over Ferndale at the Berkley Hills Golf Course.

George Kissell led the Mustangs with a 39. Caleb Fenton was tops for Ferndale (49).

PORTAGE (215): Kissell 39, Kargo 41, Krisko 43, Ellis 46, Patalune 46

FERNDALE (284): Fenton 49, Mitchell 51, Rutledge 53, Lushko 61, Mardis 70

Records: Portage (1-0), Ferndale (0-1).

Thompson, Lakso lead

HUNTINGDON — The team of Phil Thompson and Jim Lakso held on for a 5-2 record during week 7 action in the second cycle of the Big Orange Golf League at the Huntingdon Country Club.

The Larry Newton-Ed Gargula team was second (4-3), followed by Bob Lamey-Rick bayer (3-4) and Gerry Huggler-Bill Frazier (2-5).

Alan Herbster, subbing for Bayer, was the low gross winner (37) while Frazier was the low net winner (35). The shot of the day was Huggler’s second shot on No. 17, 160 yards long. He hit the flagstick and the ball stopped two feet in front of the hole.

John Cook was subbing for Lakso.

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