Hawken, Independence win sectional titles

The postseason kicked off for Division II golfers on Monday and Chagrin Valley Conference members Hawken and Independence both claimed sectional titles.

Hawken won the Division II boys’ golf sectional at Quail Hollow while Independence won the Division II girls’ sectional at Punderson Golf Course.

The Hawks finished with 322 strokes, nine less than second-place NDCL, who finished with 331. Jefferson placed third with 350 strokes. The top three teams and top three individuals not on a qualifying team advanced to next week’s district golf tournament.

Jack Zeid led the Hawks with a score of 78, good for second place overall. Quinn Petersen shot an 80 to finish fourth, Peyton O’Keefe tied for fifth with an 81, and Bryan Cooper closed out the Hawken scoring with an 83, good for 11th overall. Vince Vomberger also played for the Hawks. He shot an 89, good for 18th place.

Grand Valley’s Hagan Hejduk and Edgewood’s Mason Feather both advanced to districts as individuals. Hejduk finished fifth with an 81 while Feather was 10th with an 82.

Edgewood’s Jimmy Johnston (12th, 84), Kirtland’s Victor Alfieri (12th, 84) and Aaron Schulz (16th, 87), and Wickliffe’s Calvin Cackowski (15th, 85) all placed among the top 20.

Over at Punderson, Independence and Hawken tied for the top spot with 364 strokes. The Blue Devils won the title on the fifth-scorer tie-breaker.

Southeast placed third with 371 strokes and Laurel was fourth with 395. The top four teams and top four individuals not on a qualifying team advanced to the district tournament.

Hawken’s Ella Wong claimed a share of medalist honors with her tournament-low 78. Teammate Kate Petersen placed third with an 80 and Juliana Pollard also placed among the top 10 with an 87, good for eighth place. Marissa Grossberg closed out the scoring with a 119.

Molly McGreal led Independence with an 85, good for sixth place. Emma Konopa (11th, 90), Macey McGhee (14th, 92), and Kate Coljohn (18th, 97) closed out the Independence scoring. Hillary Esper also competed for the Blue Devils. Her 103 was used to break the Hawken-Independence tie for first place.

Perry’s Emily Capitosti placed ninth with a score of 89. She advanced to the district tournament as an individual.

Edgewood’s Kaci Kanicki (11th, 90) and Taylor Racut (19th, 98), Lutheran West’s Callie Wabeke (11th, 90) and Julia Colton (19th, 98), and Orange’s Kerry Kelly (17th, 96) also placed among the top 20.

DIVISION II BOYS SECTIONAL – QUAIL HOLLOW

1. Hawken* 322 (Bryan Cooper 83, Peyton Okeefe 81, Quinn Petersen 80, Jack Zeid 78, Vince Vomberger 89); 2. NDCL* 331 (Ryley Stefanek 84, Ben Daher 79, Andreas Reider 81, Jack Alexander 87, Nolan Dumermuth 99); 3. Jefferson Area* 350 (Brock Bean 81, Zach Ashba 81, Bobby Ray 97, Chase Pascarella 97, Joshua Furman 91); 4. Lake Catholic 372; 5. Kirtland 376; 6. Edgewood 382; 7. Lakeview 391; 8. Wickliffe 394; 9. Perry 404; 10. Berkshire 457; 11. VASJ 479; 12. Girard 521; 13. Conneaut 602; 14. Grand Valley 0;

Individual Scores: * Indicates qualifying individual.

1. Dominik Cosic*(Lake Catholic) 76; 2. Jack Zeid(Hawken) 78; 3. Ben Daher(NDCL) 79; 4. Quinn Petersen(Hawken) 80; 5. Hagan Hejduk*(Grand Valley) 81, Peyton Okeefe(Hawken) 81, Brock Bean(Jefferson Area) 81, Zach Ashba(Jefferson Area) 81, Andreas Reider(NDCL) 81; 10. Mason Feather*(Edgewood) 82; 11. Bryan Cooper(Hawken) 83; 12. Jimmy Johnston(Edgewood) 84, Victor Alfieri(Kirtland) 84, Ryley Stefanek(NDCL) 84; 15. Calvin Cackowski(Wickliffe) 85; 16. Aaron Schulz(Kirtland) 87, Jack Alexander(NDCL) 87; 18. Vince Vomberger(Hawken) 89; 19. Joshua Furman(Jefferson Area) 91, Jimmy Hoose(Lake Catholic) 91, Mike Horn(Lakeview) 91; 22. Patrick Dunmire(VASJ) 92; 23. Ethan Hicks(Perry) 95; 24. Thomas Spencer(Lakeview) 96; 25. Bobby Ray(Jefferson Area) 97, Chase Pascarella(Jefferson Area) 97; 27. Ben Beres(Kirtland) 99, Nolan Dumermuth(NDCL) 99, Julian Fodor(Perry) 99; 30. Carson Caldwell(Perry) 101, Noah Telisman(Wickliffe) 101; 32. Kyle Boyd(Lake Catholic) 102, Jake Wilms(Lakeview) 102, Anthony Caruso(Lakeview) 102; 35. A.J. Trobenter(Lake Catholic) 103, Jason DeMonica(Lakeview) 103; 37. Jared Schwotzer(Edgewood) 104, Ryan Latkovich(Wickliffe) 104, Nick Henson(Wickliffe) 104; 40. Micah Reynolds(Kirtland) 106; 41. Matt Shelley(Girard) 107; 42. Joe Czekaj(Berkshire) 108; 43. Garrett Rupert(Perry) 109; 44. Matt Hart(Berkshire) 112, Zach Millard(Edgewood) 112, Aiden Knaus(Kirtland) 112; 47. Matt Locsei(VASJ) 113; 48. Chris Kelley(Lake Catholic) 116, Alex Dame(Perry) 116; 50. Mario Romagni(Berkshire) 117; 51. Gabe Stoehr(Wickliffe) 118; 52. Jacob Zeiler(Berkshire) 120; 53. Thomas Ridler(VASJ) 124; 54. Chris Cardiero(Girard) 126; 55. Cody Crain(Girard) 132; 56. Troy Hornak(Berkshire) 133, Austin Hall(Conneaut) 133; 58. Michael Vendetti(Edgewood) 139; 59. Lincoln Wade(Conneaut) 148; 60. Quentin Shambley(VASJ) 150; 61. Joseph Mascaro(VASJ) 151; 62. Hayden Ciacirlla(Conneaut) 156, Wilson Stamford(Girard) 156; 64. Michael Crist(Conneaut) 165;

DIVISION II GIRLS — PUNDERSON

1. Independence* 364 (Molly McGreal 85, Emma Konopa 90, Hillary Esper 103, Kate Coljohn 97, Macey McGhee 92); 2. Hawken* 364 (Ella Wong 78, Kate Petersen 80, Juliana Pollard 87, Helena Yanchar DNS, Marissa Grossberg 119); 3. Southeast* 371 (Alaina Goldstein 92, Gracie Westover 86, Taylor Blazek 93, Skylar Werschey 100, Lexi Morris 124); 4. Laurel* 395 (Siena Maschke 83, Riley Nowak 98, Jade Gladue 99, Liliana Embrescia 115, 0); 5. Perry 401; 6. Luth. West 418; 7. Beaumont 421; 8. Edgewood 428; 9. Cuy. Heights 459; 10. Gilmour Academy 465; 11. Garfield 469; 12. Orange 472; 13. Berkshire 476; 14. CVCA 516; 15. Bristol 531; 16. Lake Catholic 541; 17. Cardinal 0; 18. Holy Name 0; 19. Ravenna 0; 20. Rootstown 0; 21. VASJ 0; 22. Wickliffe 0;

Individual Scores: * Indicates qualifying individual.

1. Ella Wong(Hawken) 78, Abbie Retherford*(Ravenna) 78; 3. Kate Petersen(Hawken) 80; 4. Siena Maschke(Laurel) 83; 5. Lauren Bangasser*(Beaumont) 84; 6. Molly McGreal(Independence) 85; 7. Gracie Westover(Southeast) 86; 8. Juliana Pollard(Hawken) 87; 9. Emily Capitosti*(Perry) 89, Samantha Turk*(VASJ) 89; 11. Kaci Kanicki(Edgewood) 90, Emma Konopa(Independence) 90, Callie Wabeke(Luth. West) 90; 14. Macey McGhee(Independence) 92, Alaina Goldstein(Southeast) 92; 16. Taylor Blazek(Southeast) 93; 17. Kerry Kelly(Orange) 96; 18. Kate Coljohn(Independence) 97; 19. Taylor Racut(Edgewood) 98, Samantha Pryzbyzs(Holy Name) 98, Riley Nowak(Laurel) 98, Julia Colton(Luth. West) 98; 23. Sophia Vitantonio(Beaumont) 99, Jade Gladue(Laurel) 99; 25. Skylar Werschey(Southeast) 100; 26. Avery Vencill(Edgewood) 101; 27. Theresa Lazanich(Lake Catholic) 102, Addy Trefzger(Perry) 102; 29. Shai Moore(Cuy. Heights) 103, Hillary Esper(Independence) 103, Ashley Anderson(Perry) 103, Audrey Francis(Rootstown) 103; 33. Ava Huebner(Rootstown) 104; 34. Marissa White(Garfield) 107, Emma Pietrzak(Perry) 107; 36. Madison Woconish(Garfield) 110; 37. Athena Stute(Berkshire) 111, Lauryn Wilson(Cuy. Heights) 111; 39. Morgan Joy(CVCA) 113, Vija Tessman(Gilmour Academy) 113, Tessa Kemelhar(Orange) 113; 42. Liliana Covetta(Wickliffe) 114; 43. Demi Tsonton(Cuy. Heights) 115, Gia Parker(Gilmour Academy) 115, Liliana Embrescia(Laurel) 115, Ella Walden(Luth. West) 115, Marin Roshkowski(Luth. West) 115; 48. Claire Stergar(Beaumont) 116; 49. Aurora Martin(Berkshire) 117; 50. Kelsey Hearns(Gilmour Academy) 118; 51. Addison Williams(Bristol) 119, Maddie Fitzpatrick(Gilmour Academy) 119, Riley Beiswenger(Gilmour Academy) 119, Marissa Grossberg(Hawken) 119; 55. Hope Zagar(Berkshire) 121, Olivia Siefrick(Perry) 121; 57. Claire Brazalovics(Beaumont) 122, Riley Berry(Bristol) 122, Allie Blasko(Cardinal) 122; 60. Grace Scirocco(Garfield) 123; 61. Taylor Kern(Lake Catholic) 124, Lexi Morris(Southeast) 124; 63. Jenna Osborn(Cardinal) 125; 64. Rachel Weygandt(CVCA) 126, Emma Collins(Luth. West) 126; 66. Brooke Ruchalski(Berkshire) 127, Abby Smith-Richards(Ravenna) 127; 68. Rachel Evans(Garfield) 129, Kylie Leska(Orange) 129; 70. Sophia Laudato(Berkshire) 130, Anna Patterson(Cuy. Heights) 130; 72. Annie Koppitch(Beaumont) 133; 73. Ronetta Bell-Moore(Orange) 134; 74. Elise Gorsuch(CVCA) 138; 75. Sydnee Vondrasek(Bristol) 139, Sarah Avery(CVCA) 139, Emma Hart-Wood(Edgewood) 139; 78. Kayla Calvey(Lake Catholic) 141; 79. Alyssa Simunek(Cuy. Heights) 148; 80. Hannah Lux(CVCA) 150; 81. Samantha Mansfield(Bristol) 151; 82. Alex Ataman(Garfield) 172; 83. Nicole Pappas(Lake Catholic) 174; 84. Helena Yanchar(Hawken) DNS, Emily Borchert(Holy Name) DNS, Samantha Jenkins(Holy Name) DNS;

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