OBSERVER?Photo by Lisa Monacelli
Cassadaga Valley?Central School held its year-end athletics awards banquet recently. Pictured from left to right are Athletic Director Mark Petersen, Jon Greeley (Holley Brunson Award); Erin Holland (Scholar Athlete Award); Taylor Storer (Female Athlete of the Year); Brook Draggett (Holley Brunson Award); Morgan Franchina (Loyalty Award); Stephen Siebert (Scholar Athlete Award); Derek Wise (Male Athlete of the Year). Missing from the photo was Ben Torres (Loyalty Award).
American Legion 10, Moose 3 - Jamison Horch led the Legion's offense with a pair of doubles while Tyler Winchell contributed with a double and a single. Jack Penharlow sparked a three-run second inning with a double while Anthony Gullo, Joey Gullo and Jacob Patterson all hit singles and each had an RBI in the win. DJ Apthorp and Seth Schrader combined efforts on the hill seating 12 Moose batters.
The Moose was led by Jake Tarnowski who had two hits and drove in two of the three runs. Kevin Siracuse and Nate Shuart both had two hits apiece while Dalton Gardner and CJ Brown both reached safely. Starting pitcher was Tarnowski who struck out five while AJ Schrantz pitched well in relief. Three unassisted defensive plays were made by first baseman Alex Patterson while Schrantz threw five players out from the mound.
American Legion 9, DFT 3 - The Legion's offense came alive in the second inning, scoring seven runs of the bats of Seth Schrader (triple), DJ Apthorp, Alec Schrader and Jack Penharlow. The offensive attack received a boost from Jamison Horch's single followed by Jacob Patterson's RBI single. Apthorp doubled to drive in two more runs. Tyler Winchell pitched two and a half innings striking out five while Seth Schrader came in relief allowing only one hit and fanning nine.
DFT tallied three hits with Reid Tarnowski belting one over the fence, and Brendan Plaister and Jake Davis a single each. Tarnowski struck out eleven while Plaister pitched in relief.
Fredonia PBA Vs. Blasdell Pizza - Fredonia PBA's outstanding hitters were Cole Wisniewski, Emerson Bramer and Zack Kawski. Clayton Frazier was their defensive player of the game.
Offensive stars for Blasdell Pizza were Calvin Frazier, Jameson Quinn and Jack Fortna. Matt Lotter had a hot glove and was the team's defensive MVP.
Penhollow Disposal 11, Gerry 1 - Calob Hillman hit a home run, Jacob Peterson had a triple and Robbie Penhollow had two hits for Penhollow Disposal. Collin Barmore and Conner Crabtree were the hits for Gerry.
Seneca Giants 5, Stericycle A's 2 - Jason Tomkiewicz scattered five hits, struck out seven and walked one in a complete-game effort for the Giants.
Jaime Oakes and Shawn Hennessey doubled and singled in the win while Tomkiewicz and Mike Skinner singled twice and Mike Damico added a two-RBI double.
Scott Baker tripled for the A's and Mike Korzeniewski pitched well in defeat.
Annual Frank Polichetti Inter-Club Tournament - The Annual Frank Polichetti Inter-Club Tournament was held June 2, at Shorewood Country Club. The tournament winner was the Moniuszko Club, which was followed by the Lakeside Club, Fourth Ward Falcon Club, Fredonia Beaver Club, Dom Polski Club, First Ward Falcon Club and the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club.
Closest to the pin: Al Etzel (No. 6), Vincent Bomasuto (No. 17). Hole prizes were won by: Bomasuto, R. Deland, T. Kasparek, D. Newton and K. Carlson.
Sugar Hill Golf Course
The Girls4 Golf Tuesday Night League - Partners were paired according to their handicaps and played alternating shots and once on the green putted with a whiffle ball. The top winners with a low score of 56 were Sue Michalski and Jane Ellman. The next team of Judy Mowery and Sue Hertlein had a score of 57. The prize of most putts for the 9 holes went to Nancy Phillips and Debbie Yerico with a 32 and low putts of 19 went to Sally Giambrone and Linda Prince.
Wednesday Travel League - Kerry Murphy shot the low round of 83 at Tri-County Country Club, edging Tony Nicosia by one stroke. Nicosia led the front nine with a 38 while Murphy led the back nine with a 42. Dave Miller was the B Flight winner on a tiebreaker over Carlos Troche and Adam Gornikiewicz was the C Flight winner on a tiebreaker over Keith Medley. Winner of the Commissioner's Award was Doug Newman.
Untied birdies were recorded by: A Flight: John Bongiovanni (No.3), Ed Tofil (Nos. 5, 15 & 18), Al Etzel (No. 7), Gary Richardson (No. 11) and Nicosia (No. 16). B Flight: Angelo Leone (Nos. 2 & 18), Dave Miller (No. 3), Dave Franklin (Nos. 7 & 8), Ken Kaus (No. 10), Bob Roesler (Nos. 13 & 14) and Troche (No. 15). C Flight: Gornikiewicz (Nos. 5 & 17), Jack Griswold (Nos. 6 & 15), Dick Maggio (No. 9), Medley (No. 14) and John Slaughter (No. 16).
Closest to the pin were: Bongiovanni (No. 3), Gary Haase (No. 6 (second shot)), Richardson (No.11) and Nicosia (No. 16 (second shot).
Top point winners were: Bongiovanni, Nicosia and Richardson (all with 43.5), Miller (29) and Franklin (20). Season points leaders: 1)Bongiovanni (204.5), 2)Richardson (180.5), 3)Bob Thompson (159.5), 4)Paul Olkowski (135), 5)Griswold (127). Miller reached the 1,000 career-points milestone this week.
Next week the league travels to Fox Run Golf Club, in Waterford, Pa. Tee-off is at 10 a.m. Any golfers wanting to play should call Butch Mackowiak at 679-4027 by Monday to signup.
Pinehurst Golf Course
Brocton American Legion Post 434 Wednesday Evening Men's League - Low gross: Gary Arnold 38, Dave Willebrandt 40, Jon Esperson 40, Scott Jagoda 41, Jared Ehmke 42 and Jack Kujawa 42.
Low net: Jon Coe 28, John Feiner 32, Esperson 33, Jay Beers 33, Arnold 33 and Doug Mason 33.
Closest to the pin were: Bill Hipwell (No. 4) and Ralph Archer (No. 7). Closest to the pin with the second shot on No. 3 was Jared Ehmke. Longest putt on No. 1 was Doug Mason. One skin was won by Ben Miller on No 7.
Most points scored: Len Truby and Jay Beers 14.5, Jon Coe and Jeff Gerould 14.5 and Al Brumagin and Jeff Thomas 14.
Fredonia will host a girls basketball camp June 25-28, in the high school and middle school gymnasiums for girls entering grades 3-12. Each participant is expected to arrive at camp between 8:30-8:55 a.m., with the camp beginning promptly at 9 and running til 3:30 p.m.
Campers will work on learning the skills that will make them a better basketball player. They will also take part in daily games and competitions.
The cost is $95 per camper and all participants are expected to bring their own lunch. Cold beverages will be for sale at lunch and at the end of each day. All participants should arrange to be picked up 3:30. All parents are welcome to attend the awards ceremony, which will be held, Thursday, June 28, at 3 p.m.
Checks should be made payable to Carol Zirkle, and sent to the Fredonia High School, at 425 East Main Street, Fredonia, N.Y., 14063.
For any questions, call Zirkle at 679-1581, ext. 2790, or 785-0283.
Bicycle Tour to Benefit American Red Cross
The Southwestern N.Y. Chapter of the American Red Cross will be holding its annual "Ride for the Red" fundraiser on Saturday, June 16. The race will begin at 9 a.m., at the entrance to the Steele Hall Ice Arena on the SUNY Fredonia campus.
Riders will be able to take part in 10-, 25- and 50-mile races, which will have food and water stations set up along the way. The routes will travel along Routes 5 and 20, through the Dunkirk, Fredonia, Brocton and Westfield areas.
For more information, visit www.redcross-acc.org.