Gekas wins York County Junior Golf Association opener at Cool Creek


William Gekas fired a 6-over-par 76 on Tuesday to win the Boys' 15-18 Blue Division during the York County Junior Golf Association season-opening tournament at Cool Creek Golf Course.

William Gekas

Gekas earned a one-shot victory over Devin Peart. Dominic Ferro and Michael Robinson each shot 79s, but Ferro won the tiebreaker for third place. 

In the Boys' 15-18 White Division, Darin Wise took the title with a 77, while Ryan Menchey and Brandon Simmons each fired 79s. Menchey won the tiebreaker for second,.

Trevor Snyder captured the Boys' 14-and-Under Division at 88, while Jimmy Hook IV was second at 89 and Chase Spahr was third at 91.

Taylor Pratte was the Girls' 18-and-Under champion with an 80, followed by Grace Forster at 97 and Lillian McNally at 99.

Salvatore Verity took the Nine-Hole Division crown with a 39, followed by Taylor Hicks at 40 and Caden Blanchette at 41.

The next YCJGA event is Monday at Grandview Golf Club.