Golf: Warriors outlast Patriots on Tuesday at Fox Hill; Districts looming


Shaver leads all scorers in WA win over PA

By Nick Wagner - nwagner@timesleader.com



Pittston Area’s Allie Craig chips onto the first green at Fox Hill Country Club.


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Pittston Area’s Chaz Yager drives on hole one at Fox Hill Country Club.


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Wyoming Area’s Jerry Wall digs his way out of a sand trap against Pittston Area.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Wyoming Area’s Madeline Wharton checks her line on the first green.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

POSTSEASON PLAY

Monday: WVC Pre-District Tournament at Fox Hill Country Club

Wednesday, Sept. 30: WVC Team Championships at Fox Hill Country Club

Friday, Oct. 9: District 2 Team Championships at Fox Hill Country Club

Monday, Oct. 12: District 2 Individual Championships at Elmhurst Country Club

Thursday, Oct. 15: Subregional Team Qualifier (District 2 champion vs. District 4 champion) at Eagles Mere Country Club

Monday, Oct. 19: PIAA East Regional Tournament at Golden Oaks Golf Club

Monday, Oct. 26-28: PIAA Championships at Heritage Hills Golf Resort

EXETER — In a battle of local teams, the home course of Fox Hill Country Club was the venue for the Wyoming Area and Pittson Area battle in Wyoming Valley Conference golf.

With the home course playing a role for both teams, they each turned in two of their best performances of the season. In the end, it was Wyoming Area’s Anthony Shaver who led the Warriors to a 178-187 win over the Patriots on Tuesday.

Adding to the Wyoming Area score were Gavin Gross (44), Nik Athman (46) and Ryan Wrubel (47). For Pittston Area, Allie Craig led the way with a 44. Eric Fritz (46), Brandon Seamon (48) and Chaz Yager (49) rounded out the scoring for Pittston Area.

The Pre-District 2 tournament will be held on Monday, Sept. 28 at Fox Hill Country Club. In Class 2A, the top 16 qualifiers will advance to the District 2 championships on Monday, Oct. 12 at Elmhurst Country Club. In Class 3A, the top 18 boys will qualify for the tournament.

On the girls side, a golfer needs to card a 100 or better to qualify for districts, which will be held the same day and location. The WVC girls qualifier is also on Monday at Fox Hill.

At districts, the top six boys in each classification will advance to the East Regional on Oct. 19, while the top three girls in each class will also move on.

Dallas 167

Pittston Area 215

Pittston Area only used scores from Allie Craig (50), Brandon Seeman (53) and Chaz Yeager (56) in a loss to Dallas at Irem Country Club.

Dallas’ Mason Gattuso finished just two-over par, shooting a 38. Alexis Wyandt tallied a 42, Ethan Zawatski scored a 43 and Colin Bowanko finished with a 44 for the Mountaineers.

Coughlin 165

Wyoming Area 174

For Wyoming Area, Anthony Shaver carded a 41, Gavin Kross shot a 42, Nik Athmann scored a 44 and Ryan Wrubel finished with a 47 in a loss to Coughlin.

Coughlin’s Collin Krokos shot a 39 to claim medalist honors. Ryan Keyes had a 40, Tyler Kurilla finished with a 41 and Billy Mills ended the day with a 45 for the Crusaders.

Pittston Area’s Allie Craig chips onto the first green at Fox Hill Country Club.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_WA-PA-Golf-2015-1.jpgPittston Area’s Allie Craig chips onto the first green at Fox Hill Country Club. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area’s Chaz Yager drives on hole one at Fox Hill Country Club.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_WA-PA-Golf-2015-2.jpgPittston Area’s Chaz Yager drives on hole one at Fox Hill Country Club. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Wyoming Area’s Jerry Wall digs his way out of a sand trap against Pittston Area.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_WA-PA-Golf-2015-3.jpgWyoming Area’s Jerry Wall digs his way out of a sand trap against Pittston Area. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Wyoming Area’s Madeline Wharton checks her line on the first green.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_WA-PA-Golf-2015-4.jpgWyoming Area’s Madeline Wharton checks her line on the first green. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Shaver leads all scorers in WA win over PA

By Nick Wagner

nwagner@timesleader.com

POSTSEASON PLAY

Monday: WVC Pre-District Tournament at Fox Hill Country Club

Wednesday, Sept. 30: WVC Team Championships at Fox Hill Country Club

Friday, Oct. 9: District 2 Team Championships at Fox Hill Country Club

Monday, Oct. 12: District 2 Individual Championships at Elmhurst Country Club

Thursday, Oct. 15: Subregional Team Qualifier (District 2 champion vs. District 4 champion) at Eagles Mere Country Club

Monday, Oct. 19: PIAA East Regional Tournament at Golden Oaks Golf Club

Monday, Oct. 26-28: PIAA Championships at Heritage Hills Golf Resort

Reach Nick Wagner at 570-602-0178 or on Twitter @Dispatch_Nick

Reach Nick Wagner at 570-602-0178 or on Twitter @Dispatch_Nick

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