Youth sports

Glorious weather for Midcoast Junior Golf Association championships

Youngsters swing, chip, putt for strong scores, top places
By Staff | Aug 27, 2012
Photo by: Ken Waltz Eddie Socker blasts his ball from the greenside bunker on the fourth hole at the Rockland Golf Course during the Aug. 25 Midcoast Junior Golf Association's two-day championship tournament. The event was Saturday and Sunday.

Rockland — Two glorious days on the links greeted young athletes who participated in the annual Midcoast Junior Golf Association championships Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25-26, on the Rockland Golf Course.

Golfers of all ages competed in the event, which crowned champions in Division I, II and III.

The final two-day tourney culminates the summer series of events, which includes clinics and weekend tourneys at various courses in the Midcoast, from Northport to Walpole.

Over the weekend, the Division I golfers, usually the older, more experienced participants, played 18 holes each day, while the Division II and III golfers played nine holes each day.

When the final swings had been taken, Daulton Wickenden (73-77—150) was the Division I winner, Bailey Plourde (49-43—92) the Division II champ and Hayden Christie (45-43—88) the Division III titlist.

Twenty youngsters participated in both days of the tourney.

The individual results from each division included:

Division I — 1, Wickenden, 73-77—150; 2, Drew Holt, 77-90-—167; 3, Drew Long, 84-86—170; 4, Julian Starbird, 82-91—173; 5, Cole Anderson, 98-90—188; 6, Eddie Socker, 92-98—190; and 7, Nate Hersom, 105-116—221.

Division II — 1, Plourde, 49-43—92; 2, Darren Wood, 44-49—93; 3, Ryan Lawrence, 51-51—102; 4, Zach Alden, 43-61—104; 5, Grant Hefler, 51-54—105; 6, Emily Long, 60-65—125; and 7, Alex Taylor, 68-71—139.

Division III — 1, Christie, 45-43—88; 2, Parker Hilchey, 56-56—112; 3, Austin Chilles, 64-63—127; 4, Carter Fogarty, 68-61—129; 5, McKayla Alden, 68-69—137; and 6, Jacob Carroll, 86-80-166.

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Comments (1)
Posted by: Gregory S Grotton | Aug 27, 2012 14:56

Congratulations Daulton....!



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