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By Douglas Sciorra

Hornell’s Hardwood moves on in golf championships; Avoca-Prattsburgh’s Titans of Tennis win again

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Dylan Harwood (in red) will be representing Hornell at the Section V Class A Tournament at Clifton Springs Country Club on Saturday.


CALEDONIA — Caledonia Country Club was the host for the LCAA Golf Qualifier. The par 72 course was playing fast on Wednesday afternoon.

The top 10 players qualify for the individual sectional tournament Saturday at Clifton Springs CC.

Tyler Koch, a 9th-grader from Caledonia-Mumford was the medalist shooting 78. He was steady all day shooting 3 over par on both nines. Le Roy senior Brady Fix was second with a 79, just missing a putt on the last hole that would have tied him for the low score.

Ethan Provino from Mount Morris shot 79 as well, rallying with a one under 34 on his second nine after a slow start. Tom Keysa from Livonia was alone in 4th place with a steady 86. Four players tied for spots 5-8 with an 89.

James Hy of Geneseo, Wyatt Rodbourn of Bath, Mitch Mattice of Cal-Mum and Nick Coyle of Livonia all shot 89. Dylan Harwood of Hornell and Chris Coyle of Livonia grabbed the last 2 spots by shooting 90. 

(Editor’s note: Thanks to Michael Reed, Cal-Mum Director of Athletics and golf coach along with Amy Feeley, Hornell golf coach for results and promoting the student-athletes and golf all season)

BOYS TENNIS

Avoca/Prattsburgh 4, Bolivar-Richburg 1

BOLIVAR — The Avoca/Prattsburgh Titans brought their a-game down to Bolivar-Richburg on Wednesday, as they struck gold with a sweep of all three singles matches to go with a first doubles triumph to set the tone on what was a 4-1 victory over the host Wolverines.

In perhaps the most exciting battle of the night at third singles, Avoca/Prattsburgh’s Connor Stewart and Bolivar-Richburg’s Ben Kisel fought tooth and nail in back-and-forth fashion the entire way in a match that saw Stewart squeeze his way through towards victory by a 10-8 count to help set up the sweep of all the singles matches.

The lone win for the Wolverines (6-7) came at second doubles, when the team of Dylan Crawford and Kayley Putnam-Bacon collected the win via forfeit.

Singles

1. Ryan Stanford (A/P) def. Jacopo Canepa (B-R), 10-4.

2. Elias Putnam (A/P) def. Anthony Densmore (B-R), 10-3.

3. Connor Stewart (A/P) def. Ben Kisel (B-R), 10-8.

Doubles

1. Gavin Mills/Bryce Schuck (A/P) def. Gwen Coats/Andrew Crawford (B-R), 10-4.

2. Dylan Crawford/Kayley Putnam-Bacon (B-R) by for.

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