HYDE — Brookville proved why it is the reigning Allegheny Mountain League champion by defeating the Clearfield Area High School golfers 157-189 in a South Division match at the Clearfield-Curwensville Country Club Thursday afternoon.
Patrick Fritz paced the tightly-bunched Blue Raider team with a 37, one stroke better than teammate C.G. Mercatoris.
Matt Duncan\’s 45 was low for Coach Willie Vokes\’ Bisons, who stand 2-6 in the AML-South and 3-7 overall.
Vokes has entered Duncan, Brandon Boyer and Mark Krchnak in the District 9 Tournament, which begins Monday morning with an 18-hole round at the Pinecrest Country Club near Brookville. The low 16 will return the following Saturday for the second 18, which will decide the district\’s eight qualifiers for the inaugural PIAA Western Regional Championships at Toms Run near Blairsville on Monday, Oct. 16.
BROOKVILLE (157) — Patrick Fritz 37, C.G. Mercatoris 38, Michael Fritz 40, Alex Nichamin 42. Other scores: Dan Hetrick 46, Taylor Songer 49.
CLEARFIELD (189) —
Matt Duncan 45, Brandon Boyer 46, Adam Rowles 48, Mark Krchnak 50. Other scores:
Mike Kritzer 59, Ryan Gallaher 61
The Clearfield junior varsity picked up an easy win as the visitors did not have a full team. Troy Graham led the Bisons with a 57.
CLEARFIELD JUNIOR VARSITY (175) — Troy Graham 57, Zack Unch 59, Derek Lippert 59. Other score: John Williams 66.