Warriors take third place at Four Seasons Barons go 3-3 at Tanglewood Golf

By on August 29, 2012

Warwick sophomore Walt Pelensky fired a season-best round of 76 and the Warrior golfers placed third out of seven teams at Four Seasons last Wednesday, Aug. 22 with a score of 333 in Section One action.

Overall, the Warriors finished the day with a 4-2 record, improving their overall mark on the season to 13-5. They placed 18 strokes behind second-place Hempfield, which had a round of 315. Manheim Township, led by Andy Butler’s match-best 68, remained unbeaten with a 287.

Warwick senior Drew Baker, averaging a team-best 77.1 through three matches, stayed consistent by firing a 78. He was followed by Andrew Davies, who shot 88, and Ian Hart, who finished with a score of 91.

The Warriors held off fourth-place Penn Manor (337) by four strokes and Ephrata (338) was right on their heels, followed closely by Conestoga Valley (340) and Cedar Crest (352). Warwick returned to the links yesterday (Wednesday) for a Section One match at Fairview Golf Course.

Elsewhere, Manheim Central competed in Section Two action last Thursday, Aug. 23 at Tanglewood Golf Course in Quarryville, placing fourth with 335 in a tightly-contested match. Only 10 strokes separated the top four teams, with host Solanco (325) capturing top honors, followed by Garden Spot (331), Cocalico (332) and the Barons. Sheehan led the winners with a 74, while Garden Spot’s Aaron Fricke scored a match-best 68.

MC sophomore Haley Goodling, who is averaging a team-best 77.2 through three matches, again led the way for the Barons with a score of 79. Eli Perron added an 84, while Alastair Proud and RJ Bowman each shot an 86 to round out the top four. The Barons’ 3-3 finish moved their record to 11-7 on the season.

Elizabethtown (352) was 17 strokes behind Manheim Central for fifth place, and then Lampeter-Strasburg (368) and Lebanon (534) took the next two spots.

The Barons returned to the links yesterday (Wednesday, Aug. 29) for a Section Two match at Iron Valley. More GOLF, page B-11