Top two boys' seeds advance to George Barton Match Play semifinals in junior golf action

Andrew Roberts

The top two boys' seeds have advanced to the semifinals of the George Barton Match Play Championships.

No. 1 seed Andrew Roberts and No. 2 seed Devin Peart each moved on Tuesday in the York County Junior Golf Association event at Grandview Golf Club near Dover.

Also advancing to the semifinals were No. 5 seed Trevor Snyder and No. 11 seed Nick Hooper.

Roberts had a bye in the first round and earned a 3&2 win in the quarterfinals. Peart captured wins by 5&4 and 3&2 scores.

Snyder downed No. 4 seed Michael DeRose in the quarterfinals in 19 holes. Also in the quarterfinals, Hooper defeated No. 3 seed Alex Gekas, 4&2. Hooper downed No. 6 seed Noah Keener in the first round, 2-up

The semifinals are slated for Wednesday morning, followed by the championship match on Wednesday afternoon. The semifinal match-ups will pit Roberts vs. Snyder and Peart vs. Hooper.

The girls' tournament starts on Wednesday morning. The semifinal pairings are No. 1 seed Lillian McNally vs. No. 4 seed Damon Paige, and No. 2 seed Taylor Hicks vs. No. 3 seed Ellie Fritsch.

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