DuBOIS — The DuBois boys golf team ran its record to 3-1 on the season with a 184-190 win over cross-town rival DuBois Central Catholic Thursday at the DuBois Country Club.
Beaver junior Nick Cotter captured medalist honors with a 43, while freshman teammate Kaleb Hand carded a 45 to help lead the victory. Joe Hnat added a 47 for DuBois, with Drew Canter’s 51 rounding out the Beavers’ scoring.
Central Catholic also put together a solid day, with three golfers breaking 50 on the day. Tyler McIntosh led the Cardinals with a 45, while Mike Misiewicz (46) and Austen Cogley (47) were right on his heels. Jake Snyder finished off the Cardinals’ scoring with a 52.
Both teams are back in action at home Tuesday. DuBois hosts Brookville, while DCC welcomes Curwensville.
In other boys golf action Thursday:
Elk County Catholic 131,
At Brockport, The Elk County Catholic boys golf team beat Brockway,131-203, Thursday afternoon in a match switched from Owens-Brockway Golf Course to the Scottish Heights Golf Course.
Brockway had just players available for the match, so only the top three scorers, instead of the usual four, counted towards the team totals.
Elk County’s Ryan Newton captured medalist honors with a 43, while teammates Jonah Meyer and Brady Schneider each carded 44s.
Brockway was led by Paul Brosky’s 62. Rovers Brendan Allison and Weston Hrin shot 68 and 73, respectively.
“The match was originally scheduled for the Brockway course but was changed to Scottish Heights due to a conflict,” said ECC coach Aaron Straub. “It was great to play a new and challenging course.
“I thought our team did a good job with their mental approach and played smart shots. We need to improve our short game and putting is we are going to be a factor in district play.”
“We have a very tough match on Tuesday vs. St. Marys Area.St. Marys is playing well.”
That ECC-St. Marys match Tuesday will be at Bavarian Hills. Brockway hosts Punxsutawney on Tuesday as well.
Cameron County 17
At Emporium, visiting Ridgway upended host Cameron County, 38-17, based on the reverse cross country style scoring the Red Raiders use in their home matches at the Emporium Country Club.
In that system, the Top 10 individual rounds are ranked in order, with the best round scoring 10 points and the next nine and so on. By normal scoring, the Elkers won the match 224-251.
Elker Nick Simon captured medalist honors on the day with a 41 to score 10 points for his team. Teammates Josh Thorwart and Aaron Shilk carded rounds of 44 and 45 to net nine and eight point, respectively.
Ben Ames and Zack Zameroski each shot 47 and shared 5.5 points to round out the Ridgway scoring.
Cameron County was led by Brian Shupe, who recorded a 46 (7 points).
Ridgway returns to action on Tuesday at home against Bradford.