LOCAL GOLF: Central York's Hunter Kell shoots 73 to win junior crown at South Hills


Central York High School's Hunter Kell shot a 2-over-par 73 during a brutally-hot Monday at South Hills Golf Club to win the York County Junior Golf Association Boys' 15-18 Blue Division.

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The players competed on the South-West rotation at the 27-hole facility near Hanover.

Jun Lee and Andrew Roberts each shot 77. Lee took second on a match of cards.

Cailey Roman picked up her first Girls' Division win of the season by shooting an 87. Taking second was Ella Moores. Third belonged to Taylor Hicks. Both Moores and Hicks shot 89.

In her first event out, Julianne Lee shot a 77 to take first place in the 15-18 White Division. Finishing second was Alex Gekas at 79, while last week's winner, Gavin Harvey, was third at 80.

Colin Vineberg picked up his third Boys' 14-and-Under Green Division win of the season by shooting 82. Trevor Snyder took second at 83. Jimmy Hook IV took third at 84.

Alexander Beckley took top honors in the Nine-Hole Division by shooting a 1-over 36. Finishing second was Mason Tucker at 40. Third place went to Dallas Inch also at 40.

The next YCJGA event is Monday at Hanover Country Club.



Mastromatteo takes Briarwood East Senior title: Jim Mastromatteo recently won the overall Briarwood East Senior Club Championship.

Mastromatteo won a three-way playoff over Troy Jesko and Skip Shaffer. All three players finished regulation at 3-under-par 69.

Bruce Smith was next at 71, followed by Marty Trimmer at 73 and Keith Hill at 74.

In the 50-59 age group, Jesko and Trimmer tied for low net at 66, followed by Hill at 67.

In the 60-69 age group, Al Hugnagle had the low-net score at 63, followed by Shaffer at 64 and Mastromatteo and Dean Waltimyer, each at 65.

In the 70-and-over group, Stan Stough was first with a net 65, followed by Ron Mahanes at 66. Tom Lackey, Bob Meckley and Clair Stough Sr. each finished with a net 70.

Ace recorded at Briarwood East: Daryl Pellicot had a hole-in-one recently at Briarwood East Golf Club.

Pellicot used a 9-iron to ace the 151-yard eighth hole. It was witnessed by Carlos Mercado.