Andrews, Denaro shine
NANCY SCHOLZ/Special to THE TIMES NEWS Northwestern's Cole Miller watches his drive during Wednesday's Colonial League match against Notre Dame and Salisbury.
Palmerton's Ben Andrews and Pleasant Valley's Brian Denaro turned in impressive performances to highlight area golf action on Wednesday.
Palmerton-Pen Argyl-Saucon Valley
Palmerton split in its Colonial League tri-golf match with Pen Argyl and Saucon Valley.
The Bombers' Ben Andrews was the medalist on the day, as he finished with a one-under 69. Teammate Ke-Koa Mook was the only other local to shot below a 95. He finished with a 75.
Saucon Valley 435, Palmerton 448, Pen Argyl 478
SAUCON VALLEY (435)
Troy Heffelfinger 75, Ethan Gaither 89, Brian Kern 90, Alex Knauss 90, Alex Butrie 91
Ben Andrews 69, Ke-Koa Mook 75, Alex Raub 95, Josh Evans 104, Brett Snyder 105
PEN ARGYL (478)
Jay Young 86, Cole Kresch 87, Matt Kunkle 99, Eric Tinney 100, John Smith 106
Played at Silver Creek, par 70
ES South-Pleasant Valley
Pleasant Valley got the best of East Stroudsburg South on the links with a 15 1/2-8 1/2 victory in Mountain Valley Conference match-play.
The Bears' Brian Denaro ended the round with a 78 and earned the medalist honors. He had an eagle on the par-5 seventh when he holed out from 110 yards.
Jim Lavender, Colin Cook and Denaro were the three locals to post 3-0 victories.
Pleasant Valley 15 1/2, Eastburg South 8 1/2
Andrew Reeves (ESS) def. Andrew Hansen, 3-0; Kyle Adamonis (PV) def. Sean Quinn, 2-1; Ryan Adamonis (PV) def. Zach Ryan, 2.5-.5; Elliot Custred (PV) def. Liam Tiernan, 2-1; Jim Lavender (PV) def. Gareth Kyriacopoulos, 3-0; Colin Cook (PV) def. Shane Quinn, 3-0; Brian Denaro (PV) def. Nick Lear, 3-0; Molly Italiano (ESS) def. Logan Beck 3-0.
Played at Indian Mountain, par 71
No. Dame (GP)-Northwestern-
Eamon Marone fired a round of 69 and led the Crusaders to a pair of wins over Northwestern Lehigh and Salisbury in a Colonial League tri-match.
Northwestern's Cole Miller led the Tigers, shooting a 75 on the par 71 Wedgewood course.
No. Dame (GP) 385, Northwestern 420, Salisbury 441
No. Dame (GP) (385)
Eamon Marone 69, Kyle Buchman 77, Rich Trapp 78, Dan McDonald 79, Paul Roth 82
Cole Miller 75, Nick Vecellio 76, Stephen Reitz 79, Devin Haddad 94, David Dorney 96
Christian Jacoby 84, Ramon Deeb 84, Connor forsyth 90, Andrew Wagner 91, Luck Chassard 92
Played at Wedgewood G.C., par 71
Stroudsburg blanked Lehighton in Mountain Valley Conference golf action, winning 24-0.
PJ Salerno's 88 was the lowest score for the Indians (0-2).
The Mounties' Yianni Kurovesis was the medalist with a 76.
Stroudsburg 24, Lehighton 0
Jim Catina (S) def. Nick Mantz, 3-0; Riley Hogan (S) def. Alden Everett, 3-0; Yianni Kurovesis (S) def. PJ Salerno, 3-0; Jeff Norris (S) def. Jake Hoats, 3-0; Eric Balcik (S) def. Jesse Sabol, 3-0; Evan Choy (S) def. Jayden Hensley, 3-0; Nick Diecidue (S) won 3-0 by forfeit; Ty Simonovich (S) won 3-0 by forfeit.
Played at Mahoning Valley C.C., par 72