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September 29, 2013

Fall high school sports in full swing

MERCER COUNTY AREA — High school fall sports are in full swing for area teams as they drive for District 10 playoffs berths.

Several local golfers earned slots in the District 10 Boys Golf Championships this past week with places in the Region 1 qualifier.

Following are recent results of all local high school sports reported to The Herald or Allied News:

BOYS GOLF

District 10 Region 1

Qualifier

At par-72 Tam O'Shanter Golf Course, Hermitage, the top 7 finishers from the 18-competitor field advanced to the District 10 tournament.

Kennedy Catholic’s Jacob Wilson was medalist after shooting a 79.

Following Wilson were: Zach Taylor (Reynolds), Chris Palutro (Lakeview), Nate Guiler (Mercer), Nick Deitrich (Greenville) and Jake Reaugh (Jamestown), all of whom carded 83s, and Terry Haaz (Kennedy Catholic), 85.

A tie-breaker was implemented, using each golfer’s score on No. 1.

Rounding out the field were: Jacob Reimold (Reynolds), 86; Mark Peters (Mercer) and Paul Spondike (Kennedy Catholic), 87; Keith Kepner (Lakeview), 89; Colton McCright and Bryar Wentling (Greenville), 90; Ronnie Meals (Jamestown) and Brock Watson (Mercer), 95; Jesse Kirila (Kennedy Catholic), 96; Chris Shultz (Jamestown), 97, and Austin Milliren (Lakeview), 99.

ä Slippery Rock 172, Grove City 177, West Middlesex 197 — At Oakview Golf Course, Zac McCue carded a medalist round of 38 to lead Slippery Rock.

Slippery Rock: McCue 38, Collin Hyatt 44, Sam Isacco, Ken Rall 45s; Grove City (10-6): Matt Gordin 42, Jake Cline 43, Kyle Shingledecker 45; Jordan Anderson, Justin Fulkerson 47s; West Middlesex: Ryan Dogan, Jace Burger 48s, Chaz Burger 50, Aiden Bellucci 51.

Meadville Invitational

At The Country Club of Meadville, Grove City finished 5th (339) behind Cathedral Prep (308), McDowell (329), Mercyhurst Prep (331) and Slippery Rock (338).  Another Mercer

County club competing was Reynolds (371).

For Grove City it was Matt Gordon, 82, Kyle Singledecker and Justin Fulkerson, 85s, Jake Cline, 87, and Jordan Anderson, 98.

ä Kennedy Catholic 173, Mercer 179 — Jacob Wilson’s medalist round of 39 led Kennedy Catholic High’s golf team to a win over Mercer Wednesday afternoon.

At Tam O’Shanter, Wilson and Kennedy Catholic (8-2 region 10-2 overall) captured the Region 1 championship.

KC Coach John Kerins commented, “Two years ago we didn’t even have a team. We only have five this year, which makes it a little tough. But the kids worked hard ... I’m really proud of them.”

Mercer is now 8-2, 11-3.

Kennedy Catholic: Wilson 39, Paul Spondike, Teddy Haaz 43s, Jesse Kirila 46. Mercer: Brock Watson 42, Mark Peters 43, Nate Guiler 46, Ian Ollila 48.

ä Mercer 181, Sharon 187 — At Spring Valley Golf Course in Mercer, Mark Peters fired a 42 in leading the Mustangs (14-3) past the Tigers in a non-region match. Joe Faber carded a 43 for Sharon.

Mercer: Peters 42, Nate Guiler, Brock Watson 44s, Matt Mathias 51. Sharon: Faber 43, Chris Hartnagel 46, Carl Carpenter, Louis Wareham 49s.

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