Bluhm, Jones propel Trail past Mid Valley
STAFF report Michael Bluhm and Adam Jones birdied No. 8 at Rock Creek to finish off their individual matches in No. 3 Lackawanna Trail’s 8-1 win over No. 6 Mid Valley in a Lackawanna League Class 2A first- round golf match Thursday.
Andrew Kazmierczak nearly aced the ninth hole but tapped in for birdie to win the better-ball point for the Lions. Eddie Kaufman won his match for Mid Valley.
Lackawanna Trail will play at Montrose in the semifinals Saturday at Tall Pines.
Individuals: Eddie Kaufman (MV) over Nathan Wescott, 3 and 2; Andrew Kazmierczak (LT) over Davey Magliocchi, 5 and 4; Gavin June (LT) over Sam Sczeniak, 3 and 2; JP Gilroy (LT) over Cody Choyka, 4 and 2; Adam Jones (LT) over Christian Riccardo, 3 and 1; Michael Bluhm (LT) over Zoe Zelinski, 3 and 1.
Montrose 6, Dunmore 3
At Montrose Country Club, Sam Stashko and A.J. Dovin swept three points in the middle group to lead No. 2 Montrose to a semifinal win.
Frankie Ruggiero had two wins for No. 7 Dunmore.
Individuals: Cole Jones (MON) over Jeffrey Walsh, 3 and 2; Frankie Ruggiero (DUN) over Andrew Dovin, 2 and 1; Sam Stashko (MON) over Kevin Walsh, 2 and 1; A.J. Dovin (MON) over Eric Slack, 5 and 4; Aiden Sload (DUN) over Patrick Mccomb, 2 and 1; Alex Warriner (MON) over Colby Murray, 5 and 4.
Better-ball: J. Walsh-ruggiero over Jones-an. Dovin, 1-up; Stashko-a.j.
Dovin over K. Walsh-slack, 4 and 3; Mccomb-warriner over Sload-murray, 1-up.
Records: MON 7-0, DUN 6-4-1.
Scranton Prep 9, Blue Ridge 0
On the front nine at Glenmaura National Golf Club, Michael Lynch registered four birdies and shot a 1-under-par 34 to lead fourthseeded Scranton Prep’s whitewashing of No. 5 Blue Ridge.
He and Brett Strong combined to shoot a 2-under 33 in their better-ball match.
Scranton Prep will play topseeded Riverside on Monday at Pine Hills Country Club.
Individuals: Matt Tressler over Kyle Spoor, 3 and 2; Thomas Lynch over Preston Perry, 5 and 4; Michael; Sewack over Andrew Scott, 5 and 4; Brett Strong over Carson Koehler, 5 and 4; Michael Lynch over Tyler Rockwell, 4 and 3; Ben Galko over James Barbour, 3 and 1.
Better-ball: Tressler-t. Lynch over
Spoor-perry, Sewack-strong over Scott-koehler, 4 and 2; M. Lynch-galsko over Rockwell-barbour, 4 and 3.
Records: SP 9-0-2, BR 4-3.
Riverside 8, Lakeland 1
On the front nine at Pine Hills Country Club, Michael Maslanka had four birdies and shot 4-under 32 to lead top-seeded Riverside.
Todd Monahan birdied No. 3 for the Vikings. Aaliyah Matylewicz won her match for No. 8 Lakeland.
Individuals: Brandon Reed (RIV) over Donny Connelly, 5 and 3; Connor Monahan (RIV) over Ethan Roberts, 5 and 4; Todd Monahan (RIV) over Blair Mcalla, 5 and 4; Hunter Geise (RIV) over Dante Brunori, 4 and 3; Michael Maslanka (RIV) over Amanda Rzucidlo, 5 and 4; Aaliyah Matylewicz (LAK) over Carl Walsh, 1-up.
Better-ball: Reed-c. Monahan over Connelly-roberts, 5 and 3; T. Monahangeise over Mcalla-brunori, 5 and 4; Maslanka-walsh over Rzucidlo-matylewicz, 5 and 4.
Records: RIV 11-0, LAK 4-5.
Delaware Valley 6½ West Scranton 2½
At Pine Hills Country Club, Matt Salus and Cayden Bell swept three points in the first group to lead Delaware Valley to a Division II win.
Tyler Michel had two wins for West Scranton.
Delaware Valley will host North Pocono in the Lackawanna League Class 3A semifinals today at Lords Valley Country Club. Abington Heights will host Wallenpaupack in the other semifinal at Glen Oak Country Club.
Individuals: Matt Salus (DV) over Vito Ciullo, 5 and 3; Cayden Bell (DV) over Pat Cosgrove, 3 and 1; Kevin Mckean (DV) over Tom Noll, 2 and 1; Aidan Sykes (DV) over Jake Horrocks, 3 and 2; Hannah Williams (DV) and Vicky Reilly (WS) split; Tyler Michel (WS) over Liam O’toole, 2 and 1.
Better-ball: Salus-bell over Ciullocosgrove, 2-up; Mckean-sykes over Noll-horrocks, 3 and 2; Reilly-michel over Williams-o’toole, 1-up.
Records: DV 6-2-2, WS 1-9.
Montrose 7, Blue Ridge 2 At Golden Oaks on Wednesday, Cole Jones and Andrew Dovin swept three points in the middle group as Montrose clinched the Division IV championship.
Individuals: Alex Warriner (MON) over James Barbour, 3 and 2; Carson Koehler (BR) over Patrick Mccomb, 3 and 2; Cole Jones (MON) over Kyle Spoor, 5 and 3; Andrew Dovin (MON) over Andrew Scott, 5 and 4; Tyler Rockwell (BR) over Tom Stewart, 5 and 3; A.J. Dovin (MON) over Preston Perry, 5 and 2.
Better-ball: Warriner-mccomb over Barbour-koehler; Jones-an. Dovin over Spoor-scott; Stewart-a.j. Dovin over Rockwell-perry.
Records: MON 6-0, BR 4-2.