For the Record
Vineyards Golf Course
Gene Andolina League — Scratch scores below 40: Dave Criscione 33, Dan Allessi 36, Greg Catalano 37, Gordie Haight 39, Sam Allesi 39, Walt Kolba 39. Handicap scores 33 and below: John Bongiovani 33, Dan Alessi 33, John Lakas 33, Scott Kingsley 33, Joe Bifaro 33, Phil Kleeberger 33, Greg Catalano 33, Zeke Curtain 33, Jack Hood 33, David DeJoe 33, Doug Grace 33, Kevin Jasinski 33, Gordie Haight 33, Dave Criscione 33, Sam Allesi 33, Walt Kolba 33. Scratch Skins: Dave Criscione No. 13. Closest to the pins: Dave Criscione No. 12, Dominic Lammattina Nos. 1, 18.
Vineyards Tuesday Night Utility League — In Tuesday Night Utility League play this week on the Vineyards Golf Course front nine, George Allessi had low score with a 44. Chris Penfold was next at 45, Dick Lord had a 46 while Matt Hutchinson had a 47. Lou Polchetti was closest to the pin while Penfold, Jerry Reilly, Lee Szalkowski and Ron Kirkby recorded skins. After play, sausage, hot dogs and hamburgers were enjoyed by all.
Cassadaga Country Club
Tuesday Night Men’s Golf League (June 4) — Steve Wintersteen 35, Tim Bulger 37, John Crossley 37, Scott Nuccio 38, Scott Jagoda 39, Ron Juzdowski 40, Rod Lind 40, Mark Botticello 40. Low net: Ron Juzdowski net 31. Closest to the pin: Rob Lancaster No. 6. Skins: Jared Ohelbeck No. 1, eagle; Steve Wintersteen No. 7, birdie; Mike Lancaster No. 9, eagle. Team Best Ball Handicap: Bill Ulrich/Pete Wintersteen net 25, Ron Martin Jr./Dan Kelly net 27, Randy Boland/Jared Ohelbeck net 28.
Ladies Wednesday Night League (June 5) — Low scores: Michelle Helmer 41, Kay Pagano 47, Janice Wintersteen 47, Linda Roos 49, Rebecca Allen 49. Closest to the pin: Jan Wintersteen. Skins: Michelle Helmer (3 skins), Judy Mowery.
Thursday Night Men’s Golf League (June 6) — Low scores: Jason Habich 39, Alex McQuiggan 39, Mike Lancaster 40, Don Meder 40, Matt Wallace 40, Fred Chamberlin 42, Bill Jackson 42, Mike Lawhead 42, Chip White 42. Closest to the pin: Alex McQuiggan No. 15. Skins: Don Meder No. 10, birdie; John Krudys No. 11, birdie; Alex McQuiggan No. 12, birdie; Mike Lawhead No. 16, birdie; Matt Wallace No. 17, birdie; Mike Lancaster No. 18, birdie.
Wednesday Travel League
The league held its first major of the season, the ‘Pennsylvania Open’, at Oakland Beach Golf Club in Conneaut Lake, PA. Following last week’s washout, the league had another rough outing, as two separate storms hit the area hard during play, limiting the event to 13 holes. The overall winner was Robert Calph with a score of 59 (6-over par). Ed Tofil finished second with 61, while Mike Wolfe, Bob Thompson and Dave Criscione all tied for third with 63. In the B Flight, Gary Haase won on a tiebreaker over Pat Weaver and Pete Gawron. The winner of the Bruce “Java” Chrabasz Commissioner’s Award was Frank Benamati.
Untied birdies were recorded by: A Flight — Wolfe (No. 1), Thompson (No. 5), Jeff Marsowicz (No. 10) and Tofil (No. 11); B Flight — Haase (No. 3) and Weaver (Nos. 6, 7). Closest to the pin were Al Etzel (No. 6) and Dave Wallace (No. 9).
Top point winners were Weaver (22) and Wolfe and Thompson (17 each). Season points leaders: 1. Tofil (174), 2. Calph (126), 3. Haase (105), 4. John Waterman (72), 5. Etzel (69), 6. Wolfe (67), 7. Thompson (58), 8. Tom Destro (55), 9. Criscione (47), 10. Weaver (46).
This week the league plays Rosebrook Golf Course with a starting time of 9:30 a.m. Golfers are asked to be signed up with John (785-2291) by noon on Monday.
City of Dunkirk Jr. Home Run Derby is today
The City of Dunkirk Youth and Recreation Department proudly presents the 2019 Jr. Home Run Derby, today, at Kochs Field at Point Gratiot. The event is free and open to all boys and girls ages 10-14, and begins at 12 p.m. There will be one winner from each age division, 14U and 12U.
With questions, contact the Dunkirk Youth and Recreation Office at 366-9885 or 366-9886, or by emailing Ryan Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bella’s Women’s League starts June 13
The Bellas Women’s League at Vineyards Golf Course will begin their 2019 season on Thursday, June 13. The league has moved to Thursday mornings name draw at 9:30 a.m., tee offs begin at 10 a.m. Join at any time, no partner needed. All skill levels are welcome. Call the Vineyards Clubhouse at 672-7888 for more info.
American Legion’s District Golf Tourney June 14
On Friday, June 14, the American Legion will be hosting the 2019 District Golf Tournament at the Vineyards Golf course. This is a four-person team outing of 18 holes, with a shotgun start at noon, asking golfers to arrive at 11:15 a.m. to sign in. The cost is $60 per person ($240 per team) for greens fee, cart, prizes and a steak dinner at the Dunkirk Memorial Post 62 on Central Ave. in Dunkirk. This is open to the members and non members of the American Legions. To sign up, call Stan Kawski the 8th District Golf Chair at 716-792-9462. Come out and support your American Legions on flag day.
Kiwanis Club Charity Golf Tournament is June 28
On Friday, June 28, the Silver Creek Kiwanis Club is seeking participants for its 24th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. It will be held at Tri-County Country Club in Forestville. The day will include a continental breakfast, golf, lunch, appetizers and prizes. Check in is from 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:45 a.m., rain or shine. The format is a four-man scramble.
The Kiwanis Club supports children in the communities of Silver Creek, Forestville, Sheridan, Irving and the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Their work funded solely through fundraisers and contributions. It is the goal of this club to continue to have a meaningful impact on our community’s children.
Entry fee is $110 ($95 if paid by June 21). Deadline to register is June 26. Numerous sponsorships, tee signage and raffle opportunities exist. Email your questions or interest to Gailmiller3@aol.com.
Gowanda 16U softball tourney set for July 27
Gowanda Recreation will hold their annual 16U girls fast pitch softball tournament on Saturday, July 27 at Gateway Park. This is a four-team, round tournament with each team guaranteed three games. Awards and prizes for each team that participates. Entry fee is $65. Call Recreation Director Mark Benton at 532-4053 or email email@example.com to register a team.