Willowbrook Golf Course
Wednesday Travel League - Butch Mackowiak earned his 20th career tour victory and also set a league course record with the low round of 78 at Willowbrook Golf Course. Mackowiak broke the old mark of 84 held by Mike Baron, and he also led the first nine (South course) with 38. Dave Franklin finished second with 81 and led the second nine (West course) with 39. Al Etzel won the B Flight on a tiebreaker over Alex Deering and Angelo Leone won the C Flight. Winner of the Commissioner's Award was John Slaughter.
The Wednesday Men’s Golf League at Pinehurst recently installed a memorial bench on hole No. 7. The bench was dedicated to David “Willy” Markham and a plaque was installed in the clubhouse to honor past members of the league. Funds for the project were donated by league members over the last year.
Untied birdies were recorded by: A Flight - Bill Aldrich (No. 1), Franklin (No. 11), Pete Gawron (No. 12), Mick Dunning (No. 13) and Bob Thompson (No. 17); B Flight - Pat Weaver (No. 1), Deering (Nos. 2, 4, 9 & 12), Ken Kaus (No. 3), and Jim Szalkowski (Nos. 14 & 18); C Flight - Greg Haase (No. 1), Slaughter (No. 2), Angelo Leone (No. 5), Dave Miller (No. 7), Doug Newman (Nos. 8 & 16), Jim Ellman, Sr. (No. 9) and Gary Haase (No. 18).
Closest to the pin were Mackowiak (No. 6), Franklin (No. 7), John Waterman (No. 12), Joe Michalski (No. 16) and Jack Griswold (No. 18). Top point winners were Szalkowski (35), Gawron (30), Franklin (25) and Deering (20). Season points leaders: 1) John Bongiovanni (308.5), 2) Ron Rys (230), 3) Ed Tofil and Franklin (tie - 227 each), 5) Thompson (210), 6) Gary Richardson (203), 7) Mackowiak (186), 8) Dunning (185), 9) Carlos Troche (181), 10) Gawron (176.5).
Next week the league travels to South Hills, with the first tee time at 9:30 a.m. Golfers must sign up with Butch Mackowiak (679-4027) by Monday.
Cassadaga Country Club
Ladies Wednesday Night League - Low scores: Kathy Bradshaw 42, Julie Fenton 44, Kay Pagano 45, Stacy Wintersteen 46, Michelle Helmer 48, Linda Roos 49, Mary Bartkowski 49. Best ball: Stacy Wintersteen and Laura Wintersteen 23,Dory Johnson and Ruth Conti 27, Kathy Bradshaw and Nancy Risley 27, Nancy Mangine and Linda Roos 29, Mary Kelley and DeDe DuBois 29, Lois Hart and Nancy Snyder 29, Pat Kaus and Pam Allessi 29, Mary Haight and Lori Danforth 30, Jodi Hoffman and Melissa Kelly 30, Linnea Nichols and Barb Swan 31, Kay Pagano and Pam Ulrich 31, Pam Crandall and Terry Blizzard 31.
Pinehurst Golf Course
Brocton American Legion Post 434 Wednesday Evening Men's League - Low gross: Scott Jagoda 35, Jon Coe 38, Dave Willebrandt 39, Mike Sheehan 40, Ryan Miller 40 and Jay Beers 40. Low net: Coe 28, Miller 29, Justin Willebrandt 29, Carter Stetson 31, Mike Manzella 31, Jagoda 31 and Gary Arnold 31. Closest to the pin: Dave Travis (No. 4), Stetson (No. 7). Closest to the pin with the second shot: Ryan Miller (No. 5). Skins were won by Nick Speziale with an eagle on No. 1, Ryan Miller (No. 5), Dave Daniels (No. 8) and Jagoda (No. 9). Most team points: Jon Coe & Jeff Gerould 15, Mike Sheehan & Nick Speziale 14.5.
Men's Senior Baseball League
Seneca Braves 1, Pro Bats Yankees 0
Charlie LaDuca and Bob Edwards locked up in a classic pitchers duel. Edwards and the Seneca Braves prevailed over the Pro Bats Yankees 1-0. Edwards was masterful spinning the two-hit shutout. He struck out six Yankees, allowing solo hits to Evan Carmello and Stoney Woodard. LaDuca was equal to the task scattering six hits as he struck out eight Braves, including five in a row along the way. T. Johnston drove in the winning run with a solid single to right field in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Westfield Annual Invitational Swim Meet
The Annual Invitational Swim Meet is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Westfield Welch Field Pool. Interested swimmers are invited to participate. For more information, please call the pool office at 326-4441.
Olean Gus Macker Tournament
Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean on Aug. 17-19.
The three-day event will benefit the Olean High School Booster and Olean City School District Foundation.
The tournament in open to players of all ages and experience levels who are then computer-matched by age, height and experience so that all participants can be competitive.
For more details, contact David Carucci at 372-9289 or Meme K. Yanetsko at 372-4433.
New Era Baseball Tryouts
Team New Era will hold tryouts for the summer 2013 elite travel baseball teams for boys ages 9-17 the week of Aug. 18-23.
For more information or to register for the tryout, visit www.teamnewerabaseball.com or contact Rich Wozniak at New Era Park at 681-3001.
Randy Goss Memorial Golf Tournament:
The 2012 Randy Goss Memorial Golf Tournament has been scheduled for Aug. 18 and will be held at RoseBrook Golf Course in Silver Creek.
This is a two-person scramble format with a 9 a.m. shootgun start. The cost is $55 a person which includes golf, cart, skins, Closest to Pins on every hole, lunch, beer, pop and dinner to follow at RoseBrook. There will be a bus taking golfers from Dunkirk to Rosebrook and is limited to 72 golfers.
To sign up, call Jason Goss at 410 1538 or Cheryl and Kyle Goss at 366-1156 or talk to any committee member.
Mandatory meeting planned For CLCS
All Chautauqua Lake Central School student-athletes participating in a modified, junior varsity or varsity sport during the 2012-13 school year are strongly urged to attend a sports information meeting, along with their parents, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9 in the district auditorium.
Coaches for all three seasons will be available to review a variety of topics, including season expectations, requirements and other pertinent information. All required athletic forms for the entire year will be handed out and can be completed at the meeting.
The sports information meeting is an opportunity to ask questions and obtain information about the 2012-13 season. For more information, call Josh Liddell at the Secondary School Office, 753-5881.