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SAM TAYLOR WINS FIRST SHEPARD HILLS CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP; KILMER ADDS TO LONG LIST OF TITLES (2020-07-28)

Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Recent Tioga grad Sam Taylor held on to win the men's title at The Club at Shepard Hills championship while Glory Kilmer added another women's crown here Sunday.

MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP
Taylor, who shot 4-under-par 68 in Friday's opening round and added a 2-under 70 Saturday, shot 76 in the final round to finish at 2-under 214.

He edged out a familiar foe, Ryan Murrelle, in the Championship Flight. The 2018 champ tallied a 216 following rounds of 74, 69 and 73. The two recently tied for third place at the Triple Cities Golf Association championship.

Mark Steed placed third. His 73, 72 and 74 totaled up to 219. Adam Schumacher, a multi-time Tioga Country Club champion, was fourth in the flight at 222 (72-75-75) and defending champ Dan Darrow followed at 225 (68-78-79). John Palumbo scored a 228 (73-73-82), Julius Dahl had a 233 (73-80-80) and Dave Traver carded a 238 (75-78-85).

Guy Gleockner claimed top honors in the First Flight, recording bookend 76s around an 83 for a 235 total. Doug Brown and Lou Judson battled to a draw just one stroke back. Judson shot 81 Sunday to force the tie while Brown tallied an 82. In the first two rounds, Judson had 78 and 77, and Brown had 79 and 75.

Following that group were Ted Darrow at 241 (82-76-83), Jeff Kisel with a 242 (78-79-85), Cody Marchese at 244 (73-84-87), Tyler Stangle at 246 (76-83-87), and Scott Yeager with a 254 (75-83-96).

The top spot in the Second Flight went to Zach Sitzman. He followed up a pair of 80s with with a 73 to finish at 233. Vic Northrup grabbed the runner-up nod with a 237 (82-79-76) and Randy Simmons placed third at 240 (83-78-79).

The remainder of the flight included Steve Harvey at 243 (81-79-83), Russ Dizer (80-80-85) and Paul Emerson (82-80-83) at 245, Matt Lynch with a 247 (84-79-84), Lou Angelo at 253 (78-85-90) and Derek Gowan with a 255 (78-83-94).

In the Third Flight, Mark Felt was the front-runner with a 244 after following up an opening-round 84 with a pair of 80s. He edged out Justin McEwen, who carded a 245 (81-85-79). Tim Bardo and Joe Darrow Jr. tied for third at 247. Bardo notched an 80-85-82 while Darrow scored 81-85-81.

Rounding out the flight were Craig Witmer at 248 (77-90-81), Tom Stein with a 250 (83-82-85), Matt Lewis with 251 (90-77-84) and Mike Myers at 252 (84-83-85).

Bob Bidlack won the Fourth Flight with a 257 (86-85-86), just ahead of Lenny Pientka's 258 (85-86-87). Patrick Bronson placed third with a 260 (87-86-87), followed by Phil Beard's 261 (81-90-90), Tom Bevilacqua's 263 (85-88-90), Brian Wendella's 264 (85-87-92) and matching 265s by Dan Earl and Justin Kinsley, each of whom shot 87-87-91.

The Fifth Flight went to Dan Seck Jr., who shot 259 (87-88-84). The runner-up was Shane Saxon at 263 (84-92-87) and Steve Covey was third with a 265 (88-88-89).

Tom Elston chalked up a 267 (80-96-91), Tom Yeckinevich scored a 271 (93-87-91), Rob Gliemi had a 272 (85-91-96), Gavin Judson finished with a 277 (94-83-100) and Jon Bidlack had a 282 (91-90-101).

Denny Bell won the Sixth Flight with a 268 (90-93-85), nipping Dave Kinsley, who shot 269 (90-94-85). Steve Covey Jr. was third at 272 (93-89-90).

Also competing in the flight were Dave Coleman and Brian Kennedy, who carded identical 274s (91-97-86), Tom Witmer at 275 (89-94-92) and Alan Shaw with a 288 (99-92-97).

Jim Sherman won the Seventh Flight with a 283 (87-107-89) and Matt Talada scored a 323 (1090-104-110).

WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP
Kilmer added to her collection of club championships with a three-round total of 271. She bested Stacy Covey by three strokes and Sarah Dunn by five.

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RESULTS
MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP
Championship Flight
Sam Taylor 68-70-76 — 214
Ryan Murrelle 74-69-73 — 216
Mark Steed 73-72-74 — 219
Adam Schumacher 72-75-75 — 222
Dan Darrow 68-78-79 — 225
John Palumbo 73-73-82 — 228
Julius Dahl 73-80-80 — 233
Dave Traver 75-78-85 — 238

First Flight
Guy Gleockner 76-83-76 — 235
Doug Brown 79-75-82 — 236
Lou Judson 78-77-81 — 236
Ted Darrow 82-76-83 — 241
Jeff Kisel 78-79-85 — 242
Cody Marchese 73-84-87 — 244
Tyler Stangle 76-83-87 — 246
Scott Yeager 75-83-96 — 254

Second Flight
Zach Sitzman 80-80-73 — 233
Vic Northrup 82-79-76 — 237
Randy Simmons 83-78-79 — 240
Steve Harvey 81-79-83 — 243
Russ Dizer 80-80-85 — 245
Paul Emerson 82-80-83 — 245
Matt Lynch 84-79-84 — 247
Lou Angelo 78-85-90 — 253
Derek Gowan 78-83-94 — 255

Third Flight
Mark Felt 84-80-80 — 24
Justin McEwen 81-85-79 — 245
Tim Bardo 80-85-82 — 247
Joe Darrow Jr. 81-85-81 — 247
Craig Witmer 77-90-81 — 248
Tom Stein 83-82-85 — 250
Matt Lewis 90-77-84 — 251
Mike Myers 84-83-85 — 252

Fourth Flight
Bob Bidlack 86-85-86 — 257
Lenny Pientka 85-86-87 — 258
Patrick Bronson 87-86-87 — 260
Phil Beard 81-90-90 — 261
Tom Bevilacqua 85-88-90 — 263
Brian Wendella 85-87-92 — 264
Dan Earl 87-87-91— 265
Justin Kinsley 87-87-91— 265

Fifth Flight
Dan Seck Jr. 87-88-84 — 259
Shane Saxon 84-92-87 — 263
Steve Covey 88-88-89 — 265
Tom Elston 80-96-91 — 267
Tom Yeckinevich 93-87-91 — 271
Rob Gliemi 85-91-96 — 272
Gavin Judson 94-83-100 — 277
Jon Bidlack 91-90-101 — 282

Sixth Flight
Denny Bell 90-93-85 — 268
Dave Kinsley 90-94-85 — 269
Steve Covey Jr. 93-89-90 — 272
Dave Coleman 91-97-86 — 274
Brian Kennedy 91-97-86 — 274
Tom Witmer 89-94-92 — 275
Alan Shaw 99-92-97 — 288
Chuck Marvin 88-95-WD

Seventh Flight
Jim Sherman 87-107-89 — 283
Matt Talada 109-104-110 — 323
Collin Traub 103-96-WD

WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP
Glory Kilmer — 271
Stacy Covey — 274
Sarah Dunn — 276
Jane Ferro — 278
Libby Dolan — 286
Eva Bobb — 291
Renee Rickert — 296

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IN PHOTO: Sam Taylor and Glory Kilmer. ... PHOTO SUBMITTED BY THE CLUB AT SHEPARD HILLS.

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