August 20, 2014

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High school golf roundup: Burke, Treuel start strong

MEDINA —  St. Edward’s John Burke and Elyria High’s Alex Treuel opened their senior seasons in fine form Monday at the Medina High Walker Jones Classic at Shale Creek Golf Course.
Playing from the tips, the course measured more than 7,000 yards, plus conditions were more than a little windy. Still, Burke, a Bay Village resident, shot a 74 to finish one shot behind medalist Mac McLaughlin of first-place University School. Treuel was just three back at 76.
The Preppers shot 303 to top Columbus Bishop Watterson and
St. Edward by four shots. The Pioneers finished in 10th place at 326.
Tory Stewart added a 79 for Elyria, with Kyle Lottman shooting 85 and Cameron Bate 86.

Wildcats’ Yeo shoots 78

HINCKLEY — Keystone’s Bryan Yeo shot a 78 to crack the top 10 at the Brunswick Tee-Off Classic on Monday at Pine Hills.
Padua had three players shoot in the 70s — Jake Wetzel took medalist honors with 75 — to win the team title with a score of 315, 17 shots better than runner-up Green.
Midview, led by Brad Weaver’s 80, took seventh (341), Keystone 16th (373) and Southview 18th (485).

TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Padua 315, 2. Green 332, 3. Cuyahoga Falls 333, 4. Brunswick 335, 5. Wooster 338, 6. Mentor 339, 7. Midview 341, T8. Mansfield Madison and Massillon Perry 342, 10. Solon 343, 11. Highland 349, 12. Willoughby South 359, 13. Cloverleaf 365, 14. Chardon 366, 15. Wadsworth 367, 16. Keystone 373, 17. Buckeye 395, 18. Southview 485.
TOP INDIVIDUALS: Jake Wetzel (Padua), 75; Tyler Jones (Mansfield Madison), 76; Justin Grunstein (Green), 76; Tyler Light (Perry), 76; Joe Puch (Brunswick), 77; Brad Tice (Cuyahoga Falls), 77; Kevin Caja (Solon), 77; Bryan Yeo (Keystone), 78; Ricky Jaskolski (Padua), 78; Ryan Szalay (Padua), 78.
AREA TEAMS: Keystone (373) — Bryan Yeo 78, Jeff Knepper 97, Sam Baloski 97, Justin Truman 101; Midview (341) – Brad Weaver 80, Jay Overy 83, Lou Elbert 87, Brad Grass 91; Southview (485) – John Uszak 109, Randy Schumaker 116, Robert Glowacki 123, Miguel Hernandez 137.

Shoremen take third

PORT CLINTON —  Avon Lake opened its season with a third-place finish at the inaugural Port Clinton Classic at Catawba Island Club.
Brian Mielcusny’s 81 led the Shoremen, who shot 342. St. Joseph Central Catholic of Fremont took first with 320, followed by Margaretta with 338.
C.J. Blankenship shot 84 for Avon Lake on the par-70 layout, while Reilly Bates had 86 and Dan Outcalt 91.

Lake Ridge 172, Wellington 181

ELYRIA — Lake Ridge’s Leo Park and Wellington’s Blake Sword shared medalist honors with 40s, but the Lions got more consistent play from the rest of their players to come away with an opening-season win at Cherry Ridge.
LAKE RIDGE (172): Leo Park 40, Mark Betters 43, Josh Handy 44, Alex Potoczak 45.
WELLINGTON (181): Blake Sword 40, Mike Whitney 45, Aaron Dumke 46, Nick Cwalina 50.

Girls

Westlake 201, Bay 205, Rocky River 224

WESTLAKE — Kaleigh McMahon easily became medalist with a 39 as Westlake defeated two non-conference rivals at Hilliard Lakes. McMahon’s total was 10 strokes lower than the next-best scores.
WESTLAKE (201): Kaleigh McMahon 39, Julie Wise 52, Aimee Polgar 52, Olivia Serrat 58.
BAY (205): Kelly Patzwahl 49, Angie Kazanas 49, Dani Sheppa 53, Sarah Balch 54.
ROCKY RIVER (224): Jena Gentner 51, Kacie Parke 54, Ann Briggs 55, Kat Dickey 64.