Jul 24, 2006

Penn Oaks GC’s Huntington takes Jock MacKenzie Memorial

  And although Huntington would comment that his play off the tees was not particularly strong, the 17-year-old would hit 15 greens in regulation.

  “I hit it all over the place off the tee but I hit good iron shots for most of the day,” he said. “I also made most of my putts. I didn’t have any three putts all day.”

  Despite his accurate iron play, Huntington found himself tied with Kania at 2-under par after 15 holes. But No. 16 (par 4, 372 yards) would prove to be the turning point where he would pull away from the Junior Boys’ Championship finalist.

  Kania led off with a great approach shot that left him within six feet of the hole. Huntington quickly answered with a great shot of his own when he hit his lob wedge from 75 yards out to leave it three feet from the pin. He would birdie from there while Kania would miss his putt to par the hole.

  “I think that shot is what put me over the top for the win,” Huntington said.

  Huntington hopes to ride the momentum from this win to a great showing at the Patterson Cup Qualifier Tuesday at The ACE Club in Lafayette Hill, Pa.

  “I hope I can putt and play tomorrow like I did today,” he said.

  Jackie Evans of Philadelphia CC finished with an 8-over-par 80 to win the MacKenzie girls’ Junior title for golfers 14-17 years of age.

  Ted Brennan, 13, of Philadelphia CC, defeated Benjamin Cooley, 12, of Lu Lu CC in a three-hole playoff to take the MacKenzie Junior-Junior Boys’ title for golfers 10-13 years of age. The pair went to a playoff after they finished with a nine-hole, 2-over-par 38. After Brennan and Cooley matched scores with a par and a bogey on the first two playoff holes, Brennan would hold on to win with a bogey on the third and final hole.

  Alex Liu of Commonwealth National GC won the Junior-Junior Girls’ title with a 46. Paloma Costanzo of Blue Bell CC and Sarah Easton Manufacturers G&CC finished tied for second with a 70.

Junior Boys (Ages 14 to 17)
Rank Name Club Score
1 Kevin Huntington Penn Oaks GC 68
T2 Michael Kania Overbrook GC 70
T2 Rob Galbreath, Jr. Huntingdon Valley CC 70
4 Warren Taylor Yardley CC 71
5 Robert Robertson Sunnybrook GC 72
T6 Chip Culp Philadelphia Cricket Club 73
T6 William Hoese Links GC 73
T8 Duncan Zeiders Old York Road CC 74
T8 Jordan Cowan Downingtown GC 74
T8 Kevin Genuardi Cedarbrook CC 74
T11 Eric Chipin Philmont CC 75
T11 J.D. Hall Merion GC 75
T11 John Inman Cherry Valley CC 75
T14 Beau Guarino Burlington CC 76
T14 Matt Loeslein Hartefeld National 76
T14 Matt Van Ostenbridge Spring Ford CC 76
T14 Michael Gallagher Honeybrook GC 76
T14 Ryan Kidd Huntingdon Valley CC 76
T14 Travis Gahman Phila. Publinks GA 76
T20 Christopher Allan, Jr. Penn Oaks GC 77
T20 Eric Schaft Sandy Run CC 77
T20 Erik Thorn Medford Village CC 77
T20 George Trosley Philadelphia Publinks GA 77
T20 Greg Walsh Philadelphia CC 77
T20 Mark Endres Overbrook GC 77
T26 Andrew Lawson Waynesboro CC 78
T26 Garrett Conway Medford Village CC 78
T26 Patrick Welsh Huntingdon Valley CC 78
T29 Austin Anthony Philadelphia Cricket Club 79
T29 Bobby Arthur Tavistock CC 79
T29 James Braunsberg Plymouth CC 79
T29 Ryan Carroll Chester Valley GC 79
T29 Scott Morris Doylestown CC 79
T29 Sean Flaherty Philadelphia Publinks GA 79
T29 Stephen Frey Whitford CC 79
T29 Steve Minnick Bala GC 79
T29 Tucker Koch RiverCrest GC & Preserve 79
T38 Ben Feld Blue Bell CC 80
T38 Matthew Pesci Yardley CC 80
T38 Ted Kerschner Overbrook GC 80
T38 Vinny Alessi McCall G&CC 80
T42 Billy Kuchinsky Downingtown GC 81
T42 Edward McCrossen, Jr. Whitemarsh Valley CC 81
T42 James Ridgway Wildwood G&CC 81
T45 Christopher DeLuca Lookaway GC 82
T45 Daniel Bernard Aronimink GC 82
T45 Joe Bernard RiverCrest GC & Preserve 82
T45 Nicholas Bellisario Overbrook GC 82
T45 Richard Marabella Whitemarsh Valley CC 82
T45 Zach Rothaus Philmont CC 82
T51 Jimmy Meyers Tavistock CC 83
T51 Matt Dudas Indian Valley CC 83
T51 Matthew Monkhouse Spring Mill CC 83
T51 Mike Flatley Bellewood GC 83
T51 Paul Kovalcheck Makefield Highlands GC 83
T51 Richard Gross Glenmaura National GC 83
T51 Seth Stake Gulph Mills GC 83
T58 Andrew Neumann McCall G&CC 84
T58 John Palmer Chester Valley GC 84
T58 Robert Pina Chester Valley GC 84
T61 Joe Glacken Bala GC 85
T61 Nicholas DeLuca Lookaway GC 85
T63 Chris Ellinger Whitford CC 86
T63 Steven Verde Spring Ford CC 86
T65 Cameron Liebert Edgmont CC 87
T65 Christian Brailsford Talamore at Oak Terrace CC 87
T65 Eric Brown West Chester G&CC 87
T65 John Kane Jericho National GC 87
T65 Kevin Zimmer Laurel Creek CC 87
T65 Patrick Knowles Sandy Run CC 87
T65 Paul Carbone, Jr. Old York Road CC 87
T72 Domenick Trentalange Torresdale-Frankford CC 88
T72 Frank Fulginiti Trenton CC 88
T72 Gregory Cariss Little Mill CC 88
T72 Michael Manwaring Philadelphia Cricket Club 88
T72 Nicholas Mignogna Blue Bell CC 88
T72 Oliver White Manufacturers G&CC 88
T78 Chris Capone Sandy Run CC 89
T78 Ian Byerly Coatesville CC 89
80 Will Crowley St. Davids GC 90
T81 Brett Murphy Wildwood G&CC 91
T81 Fran Doyle Sandy Run CC 91
T81 Greg Verde Spring Ford CC 91
T84 J. Tommy Tighe Philadelphia CC 92
T84 John Shelton Sandy Run CC 92
86 Jimmy O’Brien Cedarbrook CC 94
87 Kevin Morrow Radnor Valley CC 97
88 Mark Hillegass Waynesborough CC 98
89 Michael Chawaga Chester Valley GC 105
90 Jimmy Kramarski Riverton CC 111
T91 Alex Petsis Trenton CC WD
T91 Andrew Schmehl Moorestown Field Club WD
T91 Chris Applegate Trenton CC NS
T91 Greg Kiss Philadelphia Cricket Club NC
T91 James Kania, Jr. Overbrook GC WD
T91 Luke Tsarnas Trenton CC WD
T91 Nicholas Zawarski Saucon Valley CC WD
T91 Steven Broll Aronimink GC NS
Junior Girls (Ages 14 to 17)
1 Jackie Evans Philadelphia CC 80
2 Emily Endres Overbrook GC 90
3 Tierney Sadowl Huntingdon Valley CC 97
4 Amanda Lownes Manufacturers G&CC 103
Junior-Junior Boys (Ages 13 and under)
*T1 Ted Brennan Philadelphia CC 38
T1 Benjamin Cooley Lu Lu CC 38
3 Jonathan Ortiz Philmont CC 39
4 Jack Russell Philadelphia Cricket Club 40
5 Julian Dorey Tavistock CC 41
T6 Jonathan Liu Commonwealth National GC 43
T6 Connor Eichman Llanerch CC 43
T8 Evan Galbreath Philmont CC 47
T8 Regan Papariello White Manor CC 47
T8 Brian Fulginiti Trenton CC 47
T8 Daniel Furman Commonwealth National GC 47
T12 Jack Gregor Huntingdon Valley CC 49
T12 R. Morgan Dougherty Huntingdon Valley CC 49
T12 Drew London Plymouth CC 49
15 Zachary Melnick Plymouth CC 50
T16 Cole Berman Green Valley CC 53
T16 Steven Altieri Hopewell Valley GC 53
T18 Matt Harkins Sandy Run CC 56
T18 Dutch Markward North Hills CC 56
20 W. Evan Thornton Berkshire CC 65
Junior-Junior Girls (Ages 13 and under)
1 Alex Liu Commonwealth National GC 46
T2 Paloma Costanzo Blue Bell CC 70
T2 Sarah Easton Manufacturers G&CC 70
*-determined in playoff; NC-no card, WD-withdrawal, NS-no show

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