For the Record
Wednesday Travel League
Robert Calph shot the low round of 77 at Venango Valley Golf Course in Venango, PA. Ed Tofil finished second with 82. Calph and Tofil each led the front nine with 40, while Calph led the back nine with 37. Bob Thompson was the B Flight champion. The winner of the Bruce “Java” Chrabasz Commissioner’s Award was Jack Hood.
Untied birdies were recorded by: A Flight: Tofil (Nos. 3, 16), Jeff Kubera (No. 7) and Calph (Nos. 10, 14, 15); B Flight: Tom Destro (Nos. 3, 6), Jeff Marsowicz (No. 4), Thompson (Nos. 5, 15), Ken Kaus (No. 11), Pat Weaver (No. 16) and Dave Criscione (No. 18). Closest to the pin were Calph (No. 2), Destro (No. 11), Pete Gawron (No. 13) and Mike Wolfe (No. 16).
Top point winners were Calph (35), Tofil (30) and Destro (20). Season points leaders: 1. Calph (106), 2. Tofil (93), 3. Wolfe (50), 4. Gary Haase (33), 5. Mike Willoughby (31), 6. Bill Aldrich and John Waterman (30 each), 8. Joe Michalski (29), 9. Thompson (24), 10. Dave Franklin (21).
This week the league travels to Seneca Hickory Stick in Lewiston. The first tee time is at 8 a.m. For this event, golfers must be signed up with John (785-2291) by 6 p.m. today.
Asquith Senior Golf Tour
Chautauqua Point (April 29) — Ted Charles (-8), Vern Ahlgren (-12), Richard Tyler (+7), Paul Edson (even), Bob Burlingame (-1), Norm Beiaj (-1), Neil Cullen (-10), Bill Cross (-1), Barry Harris (-3), Bill Kestler (-3), Dan Kelly (-1), Marion D’Angelo (-4), John Depew (-7), Norm Thomas (+9), Don Armstrong (+4), Dave Nagy (+1). Closest to the pin: Ron Wiley Hole 2, Mark Digirolamo Hole 6, Paul Olkowski Hole 11, Russ Vacanti Hole 15.
Cassadaga Country Club
Thursday Night Men’s Golf League (May 2) — Scott Johnson 35, Steve Wintersteen 37, Andy Snyder 38,Randy Butts 40, Fred Chamberlin 40, Alex McQuiggan 40, Paul Edson 41, Matt Wallace 41, Don Meder 43, Joe Tramuta 43. Low net: Andy Snyder net 29. Closest to the pin: Randy Butts Hole 6. Skins: Scott Johnson Hole 3, birdie; Matt Wallace Hole 4, birdie.
Little League baseball
P*Dubs 3, ROM Property Management 2
For P*Dubs, Ashton and Graham Putney combined to pitch 14 strikeouts while allowing only five hits in the opening game of the season for both teams. Offensively, both Putney’s also had two hits each, with Ashton scoring a run, while RJ Koopman scored the other two runs for P*Dubs.
For Team ROM, AJ Kinney pitched five strong innings, striking out 12 batters in this classic pitchers’ duel. Kinney scored one of Team ROM’s runs, while Ben Seigel had the other. Brennan Lincoln, Daniel Cook and Riley Mourer also contributed solid hits.
Hae Jude Softball Tournament begins Friday
The Silver Creek softball team will be hosting the eighth annual Hae Jude Softball Tournament next weekend, on Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11 at the Silver Creek softball fields located by the elementary school. Games on Friday will begin at 4 p.m. with Randolph playing North Collins and Brocton playing Pine Valley. The host team will go up against Allegany-Limestone and Sherman will play Forestville at 5:45 p.m. Games will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning and conclude with the championship game scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. The Softball Booster Club will have food and drinks available to purchase on both days and will have Weidner’s chicken and pork sandwich dinners available on Saturday, May 11 for $12 each, beginning at 11 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m. Each dinner will include a 1/4 BBQ chicken, pulled pork sandwich, spuds, cole slaw, and a roll and butter. You may purchase dinners on May 11 at the tournament or call Donna Hill at 785-5359 for tickets or more information.
Monday Night Golf League will begin May 13
The Wednesday Night Golf League at the Vineyards will now be playing on Monday nights starting at 4 p.m. on the north side.
The format will be the same as before. Handicap scoring two-person teams. There are a few spots open. If interested, contact Bob Manning at 679-5799 or John Lakas at 679-6890. The league hopes to start with a scramble on May 13 with all golfers meeting on the north side at 4 p.m. The league is open all golfers, no matter what your golfing skills are, as it is handicap scoring.
20th annual Crouse 5K Challenge set for May 19
GOWANDA — Sponsored by the Gowanda Boosters Club, the 20th annual Crouse 5K Challenge will take place Sunday, May 19 at the Gowanda American Legion, 100 Legion Drive. The 5K challenge is at 4 p.m. and the 1/2 Mile Fun Run is at 5 p.m.
This milestone event will be followed by a post-race party with music, refreshments, prizes. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third-place finishers as well as overall among the age groups. Proceeds benefit the Dennis Crouse Sr. Scholarship and Gowanda Boosters Club’s efforts to support student opportunities in the Gowanda Central School District.
The 5K costs $15 (A special $10 student rate does not include a shirt) and the Half-Mile Fun Run costs $5.
Register online by May 12 at raceentry.com/races/crouse-5k-challenge/2019/register.
NCCS ‘Putt-ing Children First’ Tourney May 31
Northern Chautauqua Catholic School in Dunkirk is excited to announce its third annual “Putt-ing Children First” golf tournament will take place Friday, May 31 at Tri-County Country Club in Forestville. Registration opens at noon for the four person scramble, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.
A catered lunch prior to tee-off will be included with the golf package. Dinner and live musical entertainment by “Pedro and the Smooth Cats,” which includes NCCS graduate Carmen Cita and NCCS English teacher Pete Howard, will follow the tournament. Refreshments will be available throughout the day and a cash bar will also be open into the afternoon and evening.
Area residents can help support Chautauqua County’s only remaining Catholic school by golfing or providing sponsorship. Tournament sponsoring is a great opportunity to promote a business and may be done in a number of ways. Participation and sponsorships will help raise the necessary funds to keep NCCS financially strong moving forward. One hundred percent of the proceeds from “Putt-ing Children First” go directly to NCCS.
For further information about participation or sponsorship, email Jennifer Askar at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Northern Chautauqua Catholic School at 366-0630.