Logan Snyder, Cailey Roman capture George Barton Match Play golf championships

  • Logan Snyder won the George Barton Match Play Championship boys' title on Tuesday.
  • Cailey Roman won the girls' crown at the same event.
  • Snyder beat Justin Gruver in the boys' final, 4 & 2.
  • Roman downed Taylor Hicks in the girls' championship, 5 & 4.

Logan Snyder and Cailey Roman are the 2018 George Barton Match Play champions.

Logan Snyder captured the York County Junior Golf Association George Barton Match Play Championship boys' crown on Tuesday. YORK DISPATCH FILE PHOTO

Snyder grabbed the boys' crown, while Roman captured the girls' title in the York County Junior Golf Association event at Grandview Golf Club near Dover on Tuesday.

Snyder entered the boys' event as the No. 5 seed, while Roman was the No. 2 seed in the girls' bracket.

The seedings were based on points accumulated during the regular-season YCJGA tournaments.

In Tuesday morning's semifinals, Snyder grabbed a 2-up victory over No. 9 seed Jun Lee. In the other semifinal, No. 6 seed Justin Gruver downed No. 7 seed Brandon Simmons, 4 & 2.

In the championship match on Tuesday afternoon, Snyder downed Gruver, 4 & 3.

In the girls' semifinals, Roman rolled past No. 3 seed Ella Moores, 6 & 5, while No. 1 seed Taylor Hicks won by forfeit over No. 4 seed Alexandra Smith.

Cailey Roman captured the York County Junior Golf Association George Barton Match Play Championship girls' title on Tuesday. YORK DISPATCH FILE PHOTO

In the girls' final, Roman grabbed 5 & 4 triumph over Hicks.

The YCJGA is scheduled to hold another regular-season tournament on Wednesday at Honey Run Golf Club. That event was postponed from earlier in the season.

The top players from the YCJGA are then scheduled to battle the best junior players from Lancaster County in the annual War of the Roses event on Monday, Aug. 6, at Meadia Heights Golf Club in Lancaster County.


Parrini, Knaub tied at Pa. Amateur: Two Country Club of York golfers are tied for 18th after two days of action at the 105th Pennsylvania Amateur Championship at Sunnehanna Country Club.

Both Joe Parrini and Brandon Knaub sit at 2-over-par 142. Knaub, a former Dallastown High School standout, fired an even-par 70 on Tuesday after an opening-round 72. Parrini, a former Central York standout, shot 74 on Tuesday after a 68 on Monday.

Both players are assured of making the cut in the three-round event. The projected cut after the second round is at 5-over par. Tuesday's action was suspended for the day at 4:13 p.m. because of storms with a number of players still on the course. Second-round action will be resumed at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, to be followed by the final round, weather permitting.

Brady Pevarnik of Hannastown leads at 6-under 134, eight shots clear of Parrini and Knaub. Pevarnik shot a second-round 69 after an opening-round 65.

Former York Catholic standout Andrew Forjan, of Royal Manchester Golf Links, has some serious ground to make up to make the cut. He stands at 9-over par after 27 holes. He shot a 77 on Monday and was 2 over through nine holes when play was suspended Tuesday. He's tied for 73rd.

Reach Steve Heiser at sheiser@yorkdispatch.com.