Central Catholic’s Rocco Salvitti finishes 2nd at state junior championship

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | 7:06 PM


John Peters shot a 4-under par 67 during the second round Tuesday to capture the Pennsylvania Golf Association’s Junior Boys Championship at the Hershey Country Club.

Peters, of Carlisle, shot a 2-over par 73 Monday.

First-round leaders Rocco Salvitti of Oakmont and Carson Bacha tied for second with a 1-under 141. Both shot a 1-over 72 in the second round.

Local golfers to finish in the Top 20 were Fox Chapel’s Adam Lauer, who finished eighth with a 146, South Fayette’s Luke Lestini, tied for ninth with a 147, and Riverside’s Justin Hand and Oakmont’s Carter Pitcairn, tied for 15th with a 150.

Morgan Meng took the Junior Girls Championship at Lebanon Country Club by finishing with a 2-under 138.

South Fayette’s Caroline MCconnell finished ninth with a 151 and Greensburg Central Catholic’s Meghan Zambruno tied for 14th with a 155.

Paul Schofield is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Paul by email at pschofield@tribweb.com or via Twitter .

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