A series of double matches were held this past week in the Industrial League at Emanon to make-up for rainouts earlier in the season. At the end of the evening, Ashley Machine and Stevens Financial remained deadlocked in first place. Len Coleman led Ashley in a 6 point sweep of defending champions O’Connor Plumbing. Coleman fired the evening’s low round of one under par 33 to lead Ashley. Joe Graham contributed a 36 to the cause. Bob Lampman’s 36 and 39’s shot by Tom Kerrigan and John O’Connor led O’Connor’s.
Stevens Insurance and Financial Services, led by a sterling round of even par 34 shot by Rob Belza, swept their 6 point match against AS Powers and Sons Plumbing and Heating Supplies. Rick Mazar continued his steady play by shooting a 36 for Stevens. Powers’ was led by Clem Parulis’ score of 39.
Hoffman Electric showed a resurgence by copping 6 points from Selenski’s Insurance. Joe Dietrick shot a 35 and Jamie Bresnahan and Pete Lokuta shot 36’s for Hoffman’s. Jimmy Breck shot 35 to lead Selenski’s.
PJ Adonizio Funeral Home vaulted back into playoff contention with a 5-1 win over Red Mill. Jack Linskey led the way with a 38 while remaining team members, Marty Pleban, Frank Smaka and Mike Fereck, shot 39’s. Ron Dietrick led the Mill with a 38.
Emanon Founders Day Classic Results Emanon Country Club held its annual Founders Day Golf Tournament over the last weekend. The tournament was highlighted by the spectacular play of the teams Len Coleman - Dr. Gene Chiavacci and PIAA State Champion Brandon Matthews - Harry Stevens who both carded scores of 14 under par over the three days.
Stevens and Matthews forced a playoff with Coleman - Chiavacci by shooting a 8 under par score of 62 on Sunday matching the same score that Coleman - Chiavacci shot on Saturday.
A torrential storm started just as the groups hit there tee shots on the 1st playoff to determine the winner of the tournament. The course was deemed unplayable forcing the two teams to return at a time undetermined to decide the championship.
Coleman - Chiavacci 196* Stevens - B. Matthews 196* Barry White - Bill Briggs 198 Joe Coleman - John Mulhern 202 John Petrosky - Charlie Shugdinis 204
Bill Mecca - Mike Mecca 208 Tony Zielen - John Engleman 215 Alan Brown - Rich Brown 215 Rick Evans - Dave Wisnosky 216 John Zelonis - Ron Dietrich 217
Mark Kolmansberger - Jack Linsky 220 Steve Harmonas - Jim Carey 222 Al Brogna - Mike Armita 222 Bob McDonald - Bill Briggs Jr. 223 Joe Dietrich - Joe Hughes 226
Pat Kerrigan - Sean Kerrigan 223 Jerry Zezza - David Zezza 240 Ralph Harding - Mike Hetro 240Gary Rosencrans - Robbie Rosencrans 241 Jim Alba - John Tracey 241
Harry Stevens - Brandon Matthews 66 (Friday’s score)
Pittston Kiwanis Club’s 26th annual golf tournament will be held Friday, June 17 at Emanon Country Club in Falls with tee off at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $75 per player and includes light lunch, buffet dinner, beverages, golf, cart, and prizes. Single players as well as foursomes are welcome. Registration begins at 10 a.m.
The tournament benefits the Greater Pittston YMCA and Kiwanis projects. For registration or sponsorship contact Sal Bernardi, 820-8459; Don Shearer, 654-5063 or Ron Faust, 814-7157.
The second annual "Kids Helping Kids" golf outing at the Emanon County Club is tomorrow, Monday, June 20 from 5-7 p.m. All proceeds go to benefiting SAFE (Serving Autistic Families Everywhere). The Emanon closes will be coursed during this time to serve the benefit.
Each participating child will receive a medal and gift donated by Stevens Financial. Other contributors are Gertrude Hawks Candies and Tunkhannock Kiwanis. Notable volunteers on hand will include Tunkhannock High School Golf Coach Andy Neely and PIAA State Golf Champion Brandon Matthews from Pittston Area.
Food preparation will be handled by Tim Kohl, chef at Emanon Country Club. The top four holes will be utilized for non-golfing children to chip and putt and ride in a golf cart. There is also a 9-hole captain and mate format for children 14 and younger who do play golf.
A pizza party along with music and games follows the event. Registration is still open by calling the Petruccis at Modern Market (654-7031), Amy Wagner at Emanon (388-4013) or Kelli Lyons-Stevens (587-1230).