The team of Paul Schultz, Norm Strotman, Scott Bines, and Jim Colestro took first in the Men's Gross Division with a score of 58 while Jasen Diley, Phil DeFabio, Maurice Bennett, and Sonia Probst won the Mixed Gross Division with a 61 in the Special Olympics Golf Tournament at CVCC. First place in the Men's Net Division went to Jamie Fitch, Joe Hennessey, Dave Holcomb, and Mark Phillips with a net score of 47 while Mike Hackett, Eric Wymer, Jeff McClement, and Jeanna Morrison took first in the Mixed Net Division with 42.2.
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Girls Minors All-Stars
The Warren Girls Minors (9-10) All-Stars open Little League tournament play at 6 p.m. Thursday vs. St. Marys at Hawbaker Field in North Warren. Warren All-Stars include, from left, in front, Jayna Baldensperger, Ella Ordiway, Ellee Irwin and Carly Beers and, in back, Alyssa Andersen, Madison Stevenson, Emily Leichtenberger, Kassidy Turner, Jena Wilson, Katie Beyer and Riley Childress. Missing from photo is Taylor Napolitan.
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‘Ryder Cup’ tie
Conewango Valley Country Club and Moonbrook Country Club played recently in the second annual “Ryder Cup” with Conewango Valley hosting Moonbrook Country Club. Both teams tied 5-5 with Conewango Valley retaining the cup from the previous year. Participants, from left, in front, included Gerry Africa (CVCC), Cindy Obey (MBCC), Lana Creal (CVCC), Paula Holmes (MBCC), Kathi Ames (MBCC) and, in back, Mary Conarro (CVCC), Sally Scalise (MBCC), Emily O’Neill (MBCC), Kim Meabon (MBCC), Ann Follett (CVCC), Marlene Sandberg (CVCC), Betsy Senger (CVCC), June Scheira (MBCC), Pam Shay (MBCC) and My Ignatius (CVCC). Missing from photo is Betsy Williams (CVCC).
Times Observer photos by Toby Keller and Ben Oviatt
Above, Luke Davidson shows off his vertical leap during a scrimmage at John Bowen's Skill and Drills Basketball Camp this week at the YMCA. Davidson, and others, have a chance to learn the game from Warren Area High School's all-time leading scorer, Bowen, who played at Gannon, and has been named to the Erie and Warren County Sports Halls of Fame. Below, participants of the YMCA Summer Volleyball Camp go through a setting drill Wednesday at the Warren County YMCA. The camp, conducted by Warren Area High School coaches Mike Dolan and Sue Baldensperger, wraps up Friday, June 27.
Regis Thompson's 37 was the low gross and his 30 was the low net Tuesday in the Youngsville Area Senior Golf League. Jim Fehlman was second with a round of 38 and Emil Bundy netted 31. Don Hook and Bill Young each recorded two birdies while Thompson, Fehlman, Pete Hofert, Kim Reynolds, Bob Bires, and Bob Johnson had one each. The team of Fehlman, Frank Suppa, Bob Petroline, and Dick Knowles won the first half.
The team of Tim Swanson and Ken Sumner led the Peterson/Blick Scratch League at Blueberry Hill with a score of 33. Roy Swanson/Lee Cole finished two strokes behind at 35 while Tony Tridico/Scott Reynolds and Jeff Eaton/Rick Eaton each shot 36.
Betsy Senger shot the low round of 40 and Gerry Africa's 32 was the low net in the Conewango Valley Country Club Ladies Tuesday Golf League. Here are the flight-by-flight leaders:
Flight 1: low gross: Betsy Senger 40; low net: Gerry Africa 32
Flight 2: low gross: Linda Michel 53; low net: Michelle Lauffenburger 42
Flight 3: low gross: Deb Leofsky 57; low net: Andrea Sedon 38
In the Blueberry Ladies League, Rose Colucci shot a 46 and Tracie Gray netted 30 to lead the competition. Here are the flight-by-flight leaders:
A Flight: low gross: Rose Colucci 46, Sharon Birtcil 47; low net: Rose Colucci 34, Deb Niederiter 37, Sue Shea 37
B Flight: low gross: Diedra Swanson 49, Sue Ferranto 54, Danell Sowers 54, Joanna White 54; low net: Diedra Swanson 35, Danell Sowers 38
C Flight: low gross: Tracie Gray 47, Sue Shields 52; low net: Tracie Gray 30, Sue Shields 32
D Flight: low gross: Donna Herzog 60, Karen Bednar 67, Betty McPherson 67; low net: Donna Herzog 38, Karen Bednar 45
E Flight: low gross: Debbie Olson 64, Jan Moore 70; low net: Debbie Olson 36, Jan Moore 42
NH Flight: low gross: Karen Beardsley 55, Diane Finley 70
Here are upcoming dates, by division, for Warren County Little League all-stars (complete brackets at www.wcybsa.org). Both Boys Majors teams will be on the road on Thursday - after being postponed on Wednesday - with the Americans traveling to Emporium to take on Cameron County and the Nationals to Bradford. Both Boys Minors teams also play Thursday, with the Warren Nationals vs. Smethport/Mt. Jewett at a site to be announced, and Warren Americans at Kane. The Warren Girls Minors play St. Marys to open tournament play, at Hawbaker Field at the Farm Colony Complex in North Warren. The Warren Girls Majors All-Stars will play for the District 10 title there on Friday.
GIRLS MINORS, 9-10 (9 teams)
Thursday, June 26: Warren vs. St. Marys, at Hawbaker Field, Warren, 6 p.m.
GIRLS MAJORS, 11-12 (8 teams)
Monday, June 16: Warren 7, St. Marys 2
Wednesday, June 18: Warren 15, Bradford 0
Monday, June 23: Warren 8, DuBois 3
Friday, June 27: Warren vs. winner of DuBois/Punxsutawney, at Hawbaker Field, 6 p.m.
BOYS MINORS, 9-10 (11 teams)
Thursday, June 26: Warren Nationals vs. Smethport-Mt. Jewett, TBA
Thursday, June 26: Warren Americans vs. Kane, at Kane, 6 p.m.
BOYS MAJORS, 11-12 (12 teams)
Monday, June 23: Warren Americans 12, Kane 1
Thursday, June 26: Warren Nationals vs. Bradford, at Bradford, 6 p.m.
Thursday, June 26: Warren Americans vs. Cameron County, at Cameron County, 6 p.m.
BOYS JUNIORS, 13-14 (9 teams)
Saturday, June 28: Warren vs. Smethport-Mt. Jewett, at Smethport-Mt. Jewett, 4 p.m.
Over 30 softball
Dave Klemons was 3-for-3 and Nick Martinelli added two hits and three RBI in CMFS/The Bucket's 5-2 win over American Legion in a rain-shortened Over 30 Modified Softball League game on Tuesday at Betts Park. Klemons and Martinelli each homered in the win.
Eric Rosequist was 3-for-3 and Scott Blum 2-for-2 in Crescent Beer's 8-6 win over Accent Staffing. Quintin Miller and Don Watts had two hits each for Accent in the loss.
Craig Ames was 5-for-5 for Craco Cryogenics in a 21-15 win over Meridien Hardwoods. Dru Freeborough, Shea Font, Randy Whitmer, and Ted Morrison each finished with three hits for Craco.
Craco 322 019 4 - 21 23
Meridien Hardwood 670 000 2 - 15 17
2b-Dru Freeborough (C), Ron Thomas (C) 2, Shea Font (C), Quentin Miller (C), Brandon Ferman (M) 2, Dan Gustafson (M), Sean Furman (M). 3b-Shea Font (C). HR-Kyle Salerno (C). WP-Ron Thomas. LP-Dave Johnson.
Accent Staffing 230 010 - 6 9
Crescent Beer 022 40x - 8 13
2b-Eric Rosequist (C) 2, Chris Torrance (C), Scott Blum (C). 3b-Mike Massa (C), Jon Gerarde (C). HR-Matt Wilobob (A). WP-Gregg Blair. LP-Jeff Carlson.
American Legion 000 20 - 2 5
CMFS/The Bucket 302 0x - 5 13
2b-Dave Klemons (C). HR-Klemons (C), Nick Martinelli (C). WP-Dan Zamborik.
Mangione 120 121 3 - 10 13
Buckhorn 000 110 2 - 4 5
2b-Jeff Sleeman (M), Tim Munksgard (M), Bill Nebinski (M). WP-Scott Wilson.