Minkin captures junior golf victory at Regents' Glen


Gus Minkin fired a 2-under-par 70 on Monday to earn a three-shot victory in the York County Junior Golf Association Boys' 15-18 Blue Division at Regents' Glen Country Club.

Minkin was the only player to break par at the York-area course. It was his first YCJGA victory of the summer.

Axel Hartman finished second at 73, followed by Zach Dixon (74), Justin Gruver (75), Matthew Bricker (76) and Andrew Forjan (76).

In the 15-18 White Division, William Gekas and Carson Bacha each shot 76, but Gekas won a one-hole playoff for his first YCJGA triumph of the year. Jun Lee was third at 79 and Victoria Ross was fourth at 81.

Darion Benchich fired a 96 to take the 14-and-Under Division, five shots better than second-place Garen Middleton. Max Kile and Devin Crone each shot 104. It was the first YCJGA title of the season for Benchich.

In the Nine-Hole Division, Spencer Baren led the way with a 37 for his third YCJGA win of the season. Trevor Snyder was second at 44, while Joshua Sherdel was third at 49.

Alexandra Lowder captured the Girls' Division with an 84, while Jessica Tushingham was second at 118. It was Lowder's first YCJGA triumph of the year.

Junior golf


Monday's results

At Regents' Glen Country Club (Par 72)

Boys' 15-18 Blue Division

Gus Minkin 70

Axel Hartman 73

Zach Dixon 74

Justin Gruver 75

Matthew Bricker 76

Andrew Forjan 76

Luke Hoffnagle 77

Conner Bacha 79

Ian Schaeffer 79

15-18 White Division

x-Williams Gekas 76

Carson Bacha 76

Jun Lee 79

Victoria Ross 81

Jacob Mueller 83

Darin Wise 84

Dominic Ferro 88

Caleb Sevick 88

Grant Seymour 89

Michael Yannetti 89

x-won one-hole playoff

14-and-Under Division

Darion Benchich 96

Garen Middleton 101

Max Kile 104

Devin Crone 104

Aiden Fissel 108

Brian Sebring 112

Aaron Sarosky 118

Nine-Hole Division

Spencer Baren 37

Trevor Snyder 44

Joshua Sherdel 49

Nicholas Carpenter 54

Lillian McNally 55

Jake Gay 56

Trey Tyson 57

Jimmy Hook 57

Matthew Carpenter 58

Zachary Jones 59

Girls' Division

Alexandra Lowder 84

Jessica Tushingham 118