Dr.?Fortna gets Hole-In-One
Dr. Matt Fortna, of Fredonia, was in North Carolina on Saturday and scored a Hole-In-One at the Tobacco Road Golf Club in Sanford, N.C. The feat came on the third hole, a par-3 hole, playing 145 yards. He used a Titleist ProV1x ball and Taylormade Rocketballz pitching wedge. It was witnessed by Mike Wiltzius and Dunkirk native Keith Gifford. It was Dr. Fortna's first Hole-in-One.
Kosciuszko Club 6
Amanda Lombardo and Lynnie Contreras led the Dog House offense, each going 2 for 2 at the plate. Tayler Skelly and Gina Salerno teamed up on key plays to be the defensive standouts for the Kosciuszko Club. Wendy's heavy bats proved to be Shelby Nowak, Mia Barone and Rebecca Piede, all batting 2 for 2. On defense, Kelly Lucas and Emily Brown were the standouts despite the loss.
Dunkirk Minor softball
Local 912 3,
Kosciuszko Club 6
The Dog House offense came through again as Tayler Skelly and Alyssa Salerno went 3 for 3 at the plate, combining for four runs. Gina Salerno also went 3 for 3, including a double. Jailene Jimenez and Mary Dunn added to the defensive effort with Kahea Wojcinski finishing off the catching duties behind the plate. Local 912's offense was led by Emily Pacheco, who went 3 for 3. Neveah Carter, Mackenna Schulenberg and Jamaladie Pacheco had two hits apiece, including a double by Pacheco. Schulenberg also showed strong pitching on the mound with Gracey Kenner and Emily Pacheco backing her up on defense.
Concord Babe Ruth Baseball
Double A Vinyards Indians 9, Stericycle A's 4
The Tribe scored five runs in the first inning and three in the third to outlast the A's.
Juliam Fred led the way for the winners getting two RBIs with a triple and a home run. Dan Dudzic had a two RBI single in the third inning to help nail down the win for the Indians.
Nick Iskra and Kevin Lidlow each cracked two hits for the A's.
Troy Smith was the winning pitcher with Geo DeJesus getting the save. Zach Crandall started and took the loss for the A's
Vineyards Golf Course
Gene Andolina League - Low scratch scores: John Bongiovanni 35, Bill Hart 36, Paul Trusso 36, Smokey Gloss 37, Chuck Allessi 38, Dave Criscione 38, Jim Sedota 39, Tony Nasca 39. Low handicap scores: Jim DeJoe 28, Bongiovanni 31, Sam Conti 32, Dave Polechetti 32, Gloss 33, Tom McTigue 33, Nasca 34, Pete Criscione 35, Bill Hart 35, Don Cotton 35, Joe Greco 36, Joe Favata 36, Sedota 36, Allesi 36, Joe Granata 36, Ed Wilson 36, Dave Criscione 36, Dave DeJoe 36. Skins: Sedota (No. 2), Bob Tripp (No. 4), Jim DeJoe (No. 8). Closest to the Pin: Chuck Allesi (No. 3), Paul Trusso (No. 9).
Tuesday Night Vineyards Men's Golf League - Low gross: Luke Johnson 37, Ross Conti 37, Aaron Ballagh 38, Bob Tripp 39. Low net scores: Jude Gardner 27, Scott Kingsley 30, Russell Walker 30, Stephen Raghunath 31. Untied Skins: Jude Gardner (No. 3), Sam Conti (No. 6), Reno Oliverie (No. 8). Closest to the Pin: Scott Kingsley (No. 3) and Ross Conti (No. 9).
Cassadaga Country Club
Thursday Night Men's Golf League - Kerry Murphy 36, Ron Mason 38, Brian Blizzard 39, Tom Gauronski 40, Rob Kahle 40. Closest to the pin: Ron Mason (No. 15). Low net: Brian Blizzard 29. Skins: Harry Eppinger (No. 12, birdie), Alex McQuiggan (No. 13, birdie), Ralph Jackson (No. 16, birdie).
GIRARD, Pa. - Ed Tofil shot the low round of 77 at Beautiful Over Lake, matching the league course record held by Tony Nicosia. John Bongiovanni and Butch Mackowiak finished tied for second with 80's. Ken Kaus had the low front nine score of 37 while Tofil had the low back nine score of 38. Kaus was also the B Flight winner while Joe Bifaro won the C Flight. Dennis Gawronski Sr. won the D Flight on a tiebreaker over Jim Ellman Sr. Winner of the Commissioner's Award was Lou Polichetti.
Untied birdies were recorded by: A Flight - Tofil (Nos. 5 and 11), Bongiovanni (Nos. 8 and 10), Ron Szach (No. 13), and Pete Gawron (No. 16); B Flight - Kaus (No. 1), Kerry Murphy (No. 2), Ron Rys (Nos. 3, 13-eagle and 16), John Waterman (Nos. 5 and 18) and Dave Miller (No. 7); C Flight - Pat Weaver (No. 3), Dave Franklin (No. 4), Bifaro (No. 6), Brian Lore (No. 12), Doug Newman (No. 13) and Jack Griswold (No. 18); D Flight - Gawronski (No. 1), Bruce Chrabasz (No. 2), Dan Kaszuba (Nos. 5 and 17), Ellman (Nos. 6 and 9) and Doug Keith (No. 16).
Closest to the pin were Franklin (No. 2), Newman (No. 6), Bongiovanni (No. 8), Lee Titus (No. 12) and Bifaro (No. 14). Top point winners were Bongiovanni (67), Rys (31.5) and Newman (28). Season points leaders: 1) Bongiovanni (300.5), 2) Gary Richardson (180.5), 3) Bob Thompson (159.5), 4) Tofil (148.5), 5) Rys (144.5).
Next week the league travels to Scenic Heights Golf Course in Erie, Pa. Tee-off is at 10 a.m. Golfers should sign up with Butch Mackowiak (679-4027) by Monday.
Wednesday Night Mens League - Scores: Steve Henderson 38, Mike Rylowicz 42, Doug Rylowicz 43, Gordy Haight 45, Brian Venn 51, Greg DiPaolo 55. Top points: Greg DiPaolo 7.5, Steve Henderson 5.5, Gordy Haight 5.5. Untied birdies: Steve Henderson (No. 3) and Mike Rylowicz (No. 8). Closest to Pin: Gordy Haight (No. 3), Steve Henderson (No. 8). Longest Drive: Steve Henderson (No. 4).
Hillview Golf Courses
Thursday Morning Open League - Low score: A Division: Tony Nicosia 35, Brian Manning 37, Walt Koba 39, Josh Hilliker 40, Roy McKinnon 40. B Division: Pat Mackowiak 42, Mike McCarthy 43, Larry Tibbetts 43, Ken Kaus 43. C Division: Pat Weaver 44, Dennis Gawronski 44. D Division: Jaime Galarza 48, Dick Stuczynski 50, Rich Cieslewicz 50, Zeke Valentine 50, Doug Newman 50. Skins: C Division: Gib Snyder (No. 4). Scott Manning (Nos. 6 and 8), Dennis Gawronski (No. 7). D Division: Jaime Galarza (No. 2 and 3). Closest to the pin: Walt Koba (No. 5). Top Points: Jaime Galarza 60, Walt Koba 43, Scott Manning 30, Pat Mackowiak 15, Snyder 15, Gawronski 15.
First Ward Falcon Club Thursday Golf League - Low net: Ed Wlodarek 29, Don Velzy 33, Tom Zielinski 33, Fritz Worosz 33, Jim Ellman 34, Jeff Jagoda 35, Larry Klajbor 35, Ed Tofil 35.
Skins: Dave Wallace (No. 9), Wally Adamowicz (No. 9). Closest to the pin: Jack Scrantz (No. 3), Ray Kubiak (No. 5), Wallace (No. 9). High team points: Klajbor and Wlodarek 15.
Pinehurst Golf Club's
Thursday's Senior Golf - Bill Cole, Rick Lawson, Harry Barton and John Ellison 6-under-par; Butch Joint, Jim Higginbotham, Keith Rothwell and Al Newman 5-under-par; Les Yokom, Al Easton, Jim Quinn and Sam Arcadipane 4-under-par; Doug Rothwell, John Jones, Trenny Jordan and Mel Allen 3-under-par; Dick Furman, Bob Lokietek, Bill Ottaway and Vinnie Paternosh 3-under-par; Jeff Greabell, Todd Swanson, John Rawlinson and Marty Gollnitz 3-under-par. Bard Schaack, Lou Barresi, Dennis Shively and John Layton 2-under-par; Dave Holser, Jessie Marino, Bill Christ and Bob Rogers 1-under-par). Closest to the pin: Keith Rothwell (No. 4), Layton (No. 7). Quinn sank his chip on No. 5 for an eagle 2. First time appearances this season were made by Newman and Rawlinson.
Gowanda Country Club
Ladies League - Low gross: Priscilla Graupman 45, Lynn Gotsch 47, Deb Stotz 48, Sue Bastedo 49, Chris Shrader 49, Gail Maloney 49. Low net: Cheryl Murphy 34, Dawn Zopp 35, Jan Parker 36, Cheryl Horschel 36, Andrea Parshall 37.
Shorewood Country Club
Thursday Men's Golf League - Untied skins: Darren Mangine (No. 3), Richard Titus (No. 11), Daniel Astry (No. 12). Closest to pin on par-3s: Mangine (No. 4), Jim Arcoraci (No. 6), Astry (No. 15). Low gross: Titleist Flight: Kevin Kaszuba 36, Tim Kasperek 37. Slazenger Flight: Brian Hover 37, Chad Bongiovanni 38, Terry Redman 38. Maxfli Flight: Ryan Corbett 46, John Berner 46, Robert Cerrie 47. Nike Flight: Tom Whitney 44, Daniel Reininca 48.
Fredonia State Hockey Ice Games Camp
Fredonia State will host a youth hockey camp Aug. 27-31. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 5 and up.
The camp for ages 13 and up will be Monday-Friday from 8:30-9:30 a.m. The camp for ages 5-12 will be Monday-Friday from 10-11:30 a.m. Both camps will be at the Steele Hall Ice Arena.
For more information, or to pay online, go to www.fredoniabluedevils.com/ then 'View all FSU Athletic Camps and Clinics'. From there, go to 'Register and make payments for camp(s).'
Fredonia will host a girls' basketball camp June 25-28, in the high school and middle school gymnasiums for girls entering grades 3-12. Each participant is expected to arrive at camp between 8:30-8:55 a.m., with the camp beginning promptly at 9 and running til 3:30 p.m.
Campers will work on learning the skills that will make them better basketball players. They will also take part in daily games and competitions.
WNY Exceptional Seniors Soccer Camp
The Western New York Exceptional Seniors Soccer Camp will be held July 9-13 at Silver Creek High School.
The camp is open to students in seventh grade and up. The cost is $50 for Silver Creek students and $75 for non-Silver Creek students.
The coaches will be Tim Kronenwetter (Empire Buffalo) and Bernie Feldman (ECC men's head coach).
The camp will fortify present skill levels and offer an opportunity to be assessed for the WNY seniors game play along with Empire Buffalo possibility. Camp staff will be placed at a 10:1 student to teacher ratio.
For more information, contact Tim Kronenwetter at email@example.com.
Dunkirk Midget Football, Cheerleading Registration
The Dunkirk Midget Football team will be holding registration for the varsity, modified and jayvee teams, as well as for the cheerleading squads. Registration will be held today, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Murray Hose Co. No. 4, on West Doughty Street, in Dunkirk. Registration will be held again on Saturday, July 14, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
All eligible football players must turn 8-years-old before Aug. 1 and must not be older than 14 before Aug. 1, to be eligible to play. Cheerleaders must turn 9-years-old prior to Aug. 1, and must not be older than 12 prior to the same date.
The cost of registration is $50 per participant, with a family rate for two or more participants of $75 (participants must have the same mailing address). Birth certificates must be presented at the time of registration and paperwork will need to be filled out by a parent or legal guardian at the time of registration.
For questions, contact Kari Lockett at 673-5445, or Pete Donaldson at 499-4094.