The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


May 17, 2013

Local sports in brief 5/18/2013

JOHNSTOWN — Men's golf

SFU sits in 14th place at regional

PULLMAN, Wash. – The St. Francis men’s golf team carded a score of 314 Friday during the second round of the NCAA Regional to remain in last place at Washington State’s at Palouse Ridge Golf Club.

The Red Flash sit in 14th place, 25 strokes behind Princeton.

Top-ranked California leads the tournament at 35-under par and holes an 11-stroke advantage of second-place Southern California.

Shane Crampton paced St. Francis during the second round with a score of 77. He ranks 75th out of 75 golfers competing. Jeff Chastel is St. Francis’ highst-ranking golfer in 66th place with a two-day score of 151.

The final round concludes today.

In other news, St. Francis coach Derek Tyson was honored by the Northeast Conference as its Coach of the Year and sophomore Kevin Fawcett earned first-team all-conference honors.

In his first season as Red Flash coach, Tyson – a former assistant golf pro at Sunnehanna Country Club – guided the Red Flash to their third conference championship.

Fawcett placed second at the NEC Championship and posted three top-five finishes and eight top-15 placements. His scoring average for the season was 75.8.


High school

Rockwood 4, Meyersdale 3: In Rockwood, Sam Emert brought Kayla Phillippi home with the winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning.

The Red Raiders led 3-2 entering the inning when Phillippi’s RBI single brought a tie. Then Emert, who had been intentionally walked in three previous at-bats, foiled another walk attempt when she reached for an outside pitch and singled to score Phillippi.

Kylie Putman had two hits and an RBI for the Rockets while catcher Laurel Lalone had a hit and scored a run.

Emert was the winning pitcher with 11 strikeouts.

Meyersdale pitcher Savannah Leonard  struck out 10 and had a hit, a run scored and an RBI. Emily Schrock had a hit and scored, and Brittania Oakes had a hit and an RBI.

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