For the Record
Little League baseball
P*Dubs 8, Sullivan’s Charbroil 3
For P*Dubs, Ashton Putney pitched a two-hitter with 15 strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings of work, and helped his own cause with a triple and run scored. Seven different players scored for P*Dubs, with Kyle Smith scoring his first run of the season, and also getting the last two outs on the mound.
For Sullivan’s, Andrew Cowan had nine strikeouts on the mound in three innings of work, and Matt Cowan had six strikeouts, while scoring two of Sullivan’s runs. Rocco Muscarella contributed a nice hit for Sullivan’s as well.
P*Dubs 10, Tabone Construction 8
For P*Dubs, Ashton Putney had six strikeouts in two innings of work. He helped his own cause with a 3-run home run during a six-run fourth inning that included Jackson Stellrecht picking up a double for his first ever hit in the Wright League. Eight different players scored for P*Dubs, with Jayden Fahie, Seth Davidson, Easton Wright and Savian Gates all scoring their first ever runs. Jackson Spangler made a great catch in centerfield to help stop a Tabone rally in the sixth inning.
For Tabone Construction, Brady Helmer had five strikeouts on the mound, and had three hits on the night while scoring two runs. Brody Winchell had a double and scored three runs, while Colin Luce scored two runs and Caden Sedota had his first ever career hit in the Wright League.
Mary’s Deli vs. Can Kings
Jenna Fryberger led Mary’s Deli with a big game at the plate and in the field. Fryberger recorded three hits and saved a run defensively with a great play at third. Brianna Dougherty and Bryleigh Wicks both added two hits each. Hits by Izzy Czekanski, Katherine Proper, Braelynn Wicks, Grace Cieleske and Alanna Marvin completed the offensive attack. Can Kings was led by Maggie Mikula’s two hits. Ivie Newlon, Brooklyn Smith, Sophia Hunt, Addie Stellredt and Payton Krenzer all reached base on singles, as well.
Wednesday Travel League
The league held its 555th official event at Seneca Hickory Stick in Lewiston. Ed Tofil (81) birdied the 18th hole to edge Tom Destro (82) by one stroke for the low round. Robert Calph finished third with 84. Calph and Destro led the front nine with 39’s, while Tofil led the back nine with 38. Bob Thompson was the B Flight Champion. The winner of the Bruce “Java” Chrabasz Commissioner’s Award was Tony Destro.
Untied birdies were recorded by: A Flight — Dave Criscione (No. 2), Tom Destro (No. 8) and Tofil (Nos. 11, 18); B Flight — Tim Walawender (Nos. 2, 16), Pat Weaver (No. 3), Gary Haase (Nos. 4, 13, 18), Dave Franklin (No. 5), John Waterman (No. 8) and Tony Destro (No. 12). Closest to the pin were Criscione (No. 2), Tom Destro (No. 4), Dave Momberger (No. 7) and Haase (Nos. 12, 18). Winners of the 555 contest (most 5’s on their scorecard) were Tofil in the A Flight with nine and Thompson in the B Flight with eight.
Top point winners were Haase (49), Tofil (33) and Criscione (29). Season points leaders: 1. Tofil (126), 2. Calph (106), 3. Haase (82), 4. Mike Wolfe (50), 5. Tom Destro (39), 6. Waterman (35), 7. Criscione (34), 8. Mike Willoughby (31), 9. Bill Aldrich (30), 10. Joe Michalski and Thompson (29 each). Milestones hit this week: Pat Weaver became just the sixth golfer in league history to reach 3,000 career points, while Gary Haase reached 1,500 career points.
This week the league makes its inaugural visit to Rosebrook Golf Course. The first tee time is at 9:30 a.m. Golfers are asked to be signed up with John (785-2291) by noon on Monday.
Monday Night Vineyards Utility League delayed
Due to Mother Nature being very mean we are postponing the start of the Monday Night League until the following Monday, May 20. We will start with a scramble format with everyone meeting around 4:30 p.m. at the club house. There is still room for a few more golfers. If interested, or with any questions, please call Bob Manning at 679-5799 or John Lakas at 679-6890.
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.