Trio of WPIAL golfers comes away with PIAA silver
Monday, October 18, 2021 | 6:29 PM
A couple of shots separated three WPIAL golfers from winning gold medals at the PIAA Class 2A championships Monday at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York.
Greensburg Central Catholic senior Meghan Zambruno came close to joining her sister Olivia as a PIAA champion in the girls tournament.
Camp Hill’s Paige Richter shot 1-over-par 73 to edge Zambruno and Northeast’s Lydia Swan for the gold medal. Zambruno and Swan tied for second and earned a silver medal after shooting 2-over 74.
Richter had two birdies and three bogeys.
Zambruno was even par on the front nine, but two bogeys on the back hurt her chances.
Geibel’s Claire Konieczny tied for 13th at 12-over.
James started his round on the back nine and was 3-over, but birdies on Nos. 2 and 4 pushed him into the lead.
Derry junior Hunter Jurica tied for sixth place with a 5-over 76.
WPIAL champion Brian McDonnell of Eden Christian Academy tied for 20th at 9-over.
Paul Schofield is a TribLive reporter covering high school and college sports and local golf. He joined the Trib in 1995 after spending 15 years at the Daily Courier in Connellsville, where he served as sports editor for 14 years. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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