Category Archives: Golf

Powers grabs first-round lead at Section 9 tourney

Eldred’s David Powers holds a one-shot lead over three golfers after firing a 4-over-par 74 in the first round of the Section 9 tournament at Powelton Club in Newburgh. Powers shot a 1-under 34 on the back nine with eight pars and a birdie on the par-3, 16th hole. Newburgh Free Academy’s Ryan Betcher, Spackenkill’s [...]

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Section 9 girls first-round results: Eighth-grader Pennington leads

Rondout Valley eighth-grader Amber Pennington shot a 7-over 78 and holds a six-shot lead heading into the final round of the Section 9 championship at Apple Greens Golf Course in Highland. Pine Bush’s Pasqualina Tartaglione carded an 84 and is in second place. The top 18 golfers advanced to the final round, which starts 10 [...]

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Section 9 first-round tee assignments

Kingston sophomore and two-time OCIAA champion Jake Hommel and Goshen senior Jason Donley will play in the lead group in the first round of the Section 9 tournament Monday at Powelton Club in Newburgh. Spackenkill’s Erik Stauderman and Onteora’s Justin Lane will also tee off at the first hole. A 9 a.m. shotgun start is [...]

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OCIAA golf: Hommel wins 2nd straight title

Jake Hommel just wanted to put his chip shot as close to the 18th hole as possible. Hommel would have been happy to take a birdie on his final hole of the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association championship. The Kingston sophomore did one better. Hommel’s 20-feet chip hit the flag and dropped in for eagle [...]

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OCIAA championship tee times

Kingston sophomore and defending champion Jake Hommel will play in the lead group with Eldred’s Dave Powers and Cornwall’s Ryan Rodriguez when the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament tees off 9 a.m. Monday at West Point Golf Course. Powers seeks his second OCIAA title. He won the tournament as a freshman. Rodriguez, a two-time [...]

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State tournament: Krahulik tops Section 9 after first round

Warwick’s Katie Krahulik turned in her best round of the state tournament in her fifth and final championship. Krahulik, a senior who will play for Division I Hofstra, shot an 8-over-par 80 in the first round at SUNY Delhi and is in 14th place heading into Sunday’s final round. She made 11 pars. Auburn freshman [...]

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State golf final round: Powers ties for 21st

Eldred’s David Powers birdied two of his first three holes during his second and final round of the state tournament. Powers finished the round with his third birdie of the day on the par-5, 18th hole. A 5-over-par 76 tied Powers, a junior playing in his third state championship, for 21st (12-over 154). James Nicholas [...]

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State golf first round results

Eldred junior David Powers shot a 7-over-par 78 and is six shots off the pace after the first round of the state tournament at Robert Trent Jones Golf Course in Ithaca. Powers, who birdied the 18th hole (his ninth), is tied for 20nd with Roosevelt sophomore Jeff Peters. New Hartford’s Alec Bard, Christian Cavaliere of [...]

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VIDEO: Section 9 golf champion Ryan Rodriguez

Cornwall’s Ryan Rodriguez became just the third golfer since 1985 to win multiple Section 9 golf titles. Rodriguez joined Ellenville’s Taylor Walsh (1996-98) and Rondout Valley’s Andrew DeForest (2009-10) by winning his second section title Wednesday at Otterkill Golf & Country Club in Campbell Hall. The junior shot a 7-over-par 79 in windy conditions to [...]

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Section 9 boys golf: Rodriguez wins second title

Cornwall junior Ryan Rodriguez battled windy conditions to post the only sub-80 score at the Section 9 final round. Rodriguez’s 7-over-par 79 was good enough for a three-stroke win and his second section title at Otterkill Golf and Country Club in Campbell Hall. He won the title as a freshman. Rodriguez finished with a 36-hole [...]

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