The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

August 20, 2013

Hickory golf teams sweep season-opening mega-matches

Herald staff

---- — Billy Colbert carded a medalist round of 71 Monday afternoon to lead Hickory High’s golf team to a season-opening Region 2 mega-match victory.

At Tam O’Shanter Golf Course, the Colbert-led Hornets harvested 327 strokes to outdistance Sharon (360), West Middlesex (366), Sharpsville (382) and Wilmington (391).

Colbert eagled No. 12, while West Middlesex’s Ryan Dogan drilled an ace on No. 8 Also, Hickory’s Ross Rosati eagled No. 1.

Hickory (5), Sharon (4), West Middlesex (3), Sharpsville (2) and Wilmington (1) earned season-opening points.

Hickory—Colbert 71, Rosati 83, Greg Galbo 86, Nate Mastrian 87.

Sharon—Chris Hartnagle 88, Louis Wareham 89, Carl Carpenter 91, Chris Franek 92.

West Middlesex—Ryan Dogan 88, Chaz Burger 91, Riley Atterholt 92, Jacob Weiser 95.

Sharpsville—Johnny Wolf 89, Micah Smith 94, Zack Pisarcik 96, Justin Morris 103.

Wilmington—Nate Anthony 80, Matt Zimmer 95, Josh Bonnici 105, Zeb Horchler 111.

ä Meadville mustered 317 strokes to muster the Region 3 season-opening mega-match at Meadville Country Club.

MASH outdistanced Slippery Rock (335), Warren (340), Grove City (360) and Oil City (381).

Warren’s Andrew Gignac garnered a medalist round of 75, 2 strokes better than Grove City’s Matt Gordon, and 3 better than Meadville’s Dalton Zelasco.

Meadville—Zelasco 78, Charlie Holt, Matt Burchard 79s, Kyle Luben 81.

Slippery Rock—Sam Isacco, Collin Hyatt 92s, Ken Rall 84, Matt Badger 85.

Warren—Gignac 75, Nathan Sandberg 81, Anthony Deppas 87, Tyler Bradley 97.

Grove City—Gordon 77, Justin Fulkeron 93, Jordan Anderson, Kyle Shingledecker 95s.

Oil City—Troy McGregor 89, Evan Klapec 95, Jeremy Watson 97, Andrew Pikna, Colton Schneider 100s.


Coach Craig Antush’s Hickory High linksters fired a 194 to capture the season-opening Region 2 Mega-Match at Lucky Hills Golf Course in Franklin (hosted by Rocky Grove).

Hickory’s Alena Lancia earned medalist honors with a 45. Reynolds shot a 206, West Middlesex had a 228, Rocky Grove only had 3 girls compete and Grove City had 2 teeing it up.

Hickory—Lancia 45, Abby Hearns 47, Ali Izzo, Kristina David 51s.

Reynolds—Izzy Schell 47, Jamie Vamosi 51, Taylor Yahner 53, Taylor DeLong 55.

WM—Becca Fithina 49, Lexi Collins 53, Paige Fair 61, Madi Weimer 65.

GC—Meg Birmingham 46, Fontaine McFeaters 48.

Notes: The next Region 2 Mega-Match is hosted by Reynolds on Thursday at Shenango Lake Golf Club. ... Antush noted that the Lady Hornets will host the Hickory Invitational at Hickory VFW Golf Course at 10:30 a.m. Friday.


ä Hickory 5, Sharon 0 —
At Buhl Park, Marissa Works, Rachel Mettee and Anna Derloni swept the singles matches in leading coach Joe Bender’s Lady Hornets to a sweep of the Lady Tigers.

Singles: Works (H) def. Jackie Bradshaw, 6-1, 6-0; Mettee (H) def. Hannah George, 6-0, 6-1; Derloni (H) def. Lauren Wood, 6-1, 6-1. Doubles: Nikki Marrone-Lauren McGonigle (H) def. Natalie Liscio-Bella Scarmack, 6-1, 6-2; Bailey McLaughlin-Annalise Bianco (H) def. Erin Hosick-Monica Campbell, 6-0, 6-0.

ä Grove City 4, Oil City 1 — At Grove City, coach Jared Henshaw’s Lady Eagles only dropped the No. 2 singles match as they defeated the Lady Oilers.

Singles: Claire Casalnova (GC) def. Allie Domer, 6-1, 6-2; Julia Serbati (OC) def. Katie Kosick, 6-1, 5-7, 7-5; Morgan McCommon (GC) def. Jennifer Stevenson, 6-4, 6-4. Doubles: Molly Somora-Maddie Jazwinski (GC) def. Jennifer Williams-Leisel Kober, 6-2, 7-5; Lauren Steele-Emily Krofcheck (GC) def. Stephanie Stevenson-Lily Streczywilk, 6-1, 6-1.

ä Brookfield 3, Beaver Local 2 — In Columbiana County, the visiting Lady Warriors were road warriors, led by a sweep of singles action by Ashley and Autumn Kirila and Alexandra Plyler.

Brookfield (3-0) remained undefeated, while Beaver Local (3-1) lost its initial match of the young season.

Singles: Ashley Kirila (B) def. Kristi Kline, 6-3, 6-0; Autumn Kirila (B) def. Kayla Laurich, 6-3, 6-4; Plyler (B) def. Kenzie Delposen, 6-2, 6-2. Doubles: Natalyn Chamberlain-Ella Polen (BL) def. Leah Bayer-Ana Zarlinski, 7-5, 6-0; Katie Cook-Morgan Mays (BL) def. Samantha Zigler-Kristie Zachar, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.