Valley Sports Report for Penn York Valley


Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY Youth prevailed at The Club at Shepard Hills Club Championship this past weekend as recent Sayre graduate Ryan Murrelle bested 2016 Athens grad Zach Sitzman and a field of 34 other golfers.

Murrelle, who is taking his links skills to Keuka College this fall, shot 2-over-par 74 on Saturday, then added a 75 Sunday for a two-day total of 149 and a three-stroke victory.

Sitzman posted the first-day lead with a 73, then shot 79 on day two. It was good enough to hold off Mark Steed (76-77) and Rob Podmenik (77-76), who tied for third overall at 153. Ted Darrow and Steve Yeager tied for fifth, each shooting 77-77 to finish up at 154.

Podmenik also won the First Flight and Tyler Stangle was second at 157 (79-78).

In the Second Flight, Joe Darrow Jr. logged a pair of 81s for a 162 and Chuck Marvin placed second with a 166 (83-83).

Third Flight honors went to Dan Darrow with a 161 (88-73). Lou Angelo was the runner-up with a 170 (87-83).

Tom Yeckinevich won the Fourth Flight with a 174 (91-83), topping Dave Ackland's 177 (91-86).

Jeff Kisel took the Fifth Flight with a 174 (91-83) and Les Blair was second with a 197 (99-98).

In the women's championship, Glory Kilmer garnered first-place honors while Staci Covey and Sharon Volante tied for second (scores not available).

IN PHOTO: Ryan Murrelle.

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