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State golf: Rodriguez ties for 10th

Cornwall senior Ryan Rodriguez played the fourth-best round of the day in the final 18 holes of his high school career. Rodriguez shot a 2-over 73 at Robert Trent Jones Golf Course in Ithaca. The five-time state qualifier’s two-day score of 8-over 150 earned Rodriguez his first top-10, state finish. Rodriguez, who tied for 10th, [...]

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State golf: Powers five shots off lead

Eldred senior David Powers opened his fourth state tournament with a 4-over-par 75 at Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Cornell University in Ithaca. Powers is tied for 12th place and five shots behind leader Nathan Han of Somers, who shot a 1-under 70 in the first round, which was delayed for more three hours [...]

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State golf: Tartaglione finishes 18th

Pine Bush sophomore Pasqualina Tartaglione shot a 11-over-par 83 in the second and final round and placed 18th place (16-over-par 160) at Bethpage State Park’s Yellow Course in Farmingdale. Rondout Valley eighth-grader Amber Pennington carded the best round by a Section 9 golfer, shooting a 6-over 78. Pennington finished tied for 22nd (163). Auburn’s Lindsay [...]

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State girls golf: Tartaglione tied for 11th

Pine Bush’s Pasqualina Tartaglione turned in the lowest first-round score by a Section 9 golfer in girls championship history Saturday at Bethpage State Park’s Yellow Course in Farmingdale. Tartaglione shot a 5-under-par 77 with 13 pars. The sophomore is tied for 11th place at the state championship, which concludes with 18 holes on Sunday. Valley [...]

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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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