Susquehannock High School golfers shine in York-Adams Division II opener

STEVE HEISER
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Susquehannock's Sam Elsen is seen here in a file photo. Elsen fired a 4-under-par 67 on Monday in a York-Adams Division II golf match at Gettysburg National Golf Club near Fairfield.
  • Susquehannock won the York-Adams Division II golf opener on Monday.
  • The Warriors finished with a 297 total, which was 30 shots better than second-place York Suburban.
  • Susquehannock's Sam Elsen was the individual medalist with a 4-under-par 67.
  • The event was held at Gettysburg National Golf Club near Fairfield.

Sam Elsen and the Susquehannock Warriors golf team made an emphatic opening statement on Monday.

Elsen shot a 4-under-par 67 and his Susquehannock team earned a 30-shot victory during the first York-Adams League Division II golf tournament of the 2021 season.

The event was held at the par-71 Gettysburg National Golf Club near Fairfield. The course was formerly known as Mountainiew.

Elsen collected four birdies and didn’t make a bogey during his round and finished seven shots clear of his nearest individual competitor, his Susquehannock teammate, Ryan Thomas, who shot 74.

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Three players registered 75s, including another Warriors player, Max Pflieger. Also posting 75s were Dover’s Trevor Snyder and York Suburban’s Andrew Ekstrom.

Dover’s Alex Glatfelter and Littlestown’s Bradin Peart fired 78s.

Susquehannock finished with 297 team total, while Suburban was second at 327. Dover was third at 348, followed by host Gettysburg at 353, West York at 362, Eastern York at 373 and Kennard-Dale at 389.

Division III match: In a Division III match Monday at Honey Run, York Catholic finished first as a team in an event shortened to nine holes because of rain.

The Fighting Irish posted a 170 score, two shots ahead of Delone Catholic.

York Catholic's Patrick Doran shot a 38. Delone's Camdyn Keller finished with a 41 to lead Delone.

Bermudian took third at 211, followed by York Tech at 212 and Hanover at 215.

Reach Steve Heiser at sheiser@yorkdispatch.com.