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Anderson Leads the Stoney

Gilbert, Gretchen enjoy a fine first day

July 13, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

By TONY VIOLA

Staff Writer

WHEELING - Steven Gretchen and Donnie Gilbert are beginning to become regulars in the Ohio Valley golf circuit.

''We're weekend warriors,'' Gilbert, 24, of Glen Dale said. ''We just get together every weekend pretty much. Whether it's a scramble or a two-man best ball, we pretty much golf every weekend together.''

Saturday was no exception as the pair were in action on Oglebay's Palmer course during First Flight Best Ball competition of the Stoney Hollow Tire Amateur Championships.

Gretchen, who Gilbert openly admitted carried the team, shot a 33 on the front nine with four birdies and a 42 on the back to help give the pair a two-under-par-69 and a share of first place in the First Flight on the first day of the tournament.

Josh Anderson shot a four-under-par-67 to take the first day lead in the Championship Flight, while Bret Boulware, Larry Lis Jr., Bryan Myers, Mike Revak and Eric Snodgrass all shot a 68 to finish the day in a five-way tie for second. Thadd Obecny ended his day with a 70, good for third.

''(Gretchen) didn't start golfing bad at all until he realized what he was shooting,'' Gilbert said. ''After we added up the first nine, that's when the nerves started to kick in a little bit.''

It was on the 13th hole, a Par 3, when the nerves really kicked in for Gretchen.

Teeing off into a hole in the fairway, he muffed his second chip but got on the green with his third then two putted to earn a five.

''That gave me a double bogey, which killed me,'' Gretchen said. ''It brought me back to even par. The front really saved me.''

Not surprising considering the 16-year-old rising junior at Bishop Donahue broke the Bishops' school record for nine holes with a 35 at the Moundsville Country Club in his first season on the team.

''It's amazing to watch this kid play, honestly,'' Gilbert noted. ''He's only been golfing for one year and what he's done in a year, most people can't do in 10.

''That's what makes it fun, when you get to watch someone awesome play. You get to be there to witness it, even if you only get to help out on a couple holes. Like me, in my case, I only got to put my score down on four different holes (Saturday).

''To sit there and watch this kid shoot 4-over-par when he's probably shot under 100 rounds in his life is amazing. He was on fire. It was like watching ESPN.''

Gilbert actually was responsible for getting Gretchen to golf in the first place, however, it wasn't very long before Gretchen's skills passed those of Gilbert.

''He got much better than me, quick,'' Gilbert said. ''He puts in so much time and effort which I don't have.

''There's nothing he can't be good at. He's got the mind-set to be a great athlete. He'll golf in college and be damn good.''

Gretchen's 75 placed him in a tie for second place in the First Flight Medal chase, two strokes behind leaders Brad Crawford and John Tarr.

All seven championship medal leaders played the first day on the championship-quality Arnold Palmer Course and will compete on the Robert Trent Jones Course today in the final round of The Stoney.

Dave Clarke, John Kingora, Mark Mickley and Rick Zandron each shot a 69 to wage a four-way tie for first in the Senior Flight, while Gary Schrickel had a 70 to take sole ownership of first place in the Super Senior Flight.

2013 STONEY HOLLOW

TIRE AMATEUR

CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT

MEDAL

Anderson, Josh67

Boulware, Bret68

Lis Jr, Larry68

Myers, Bryan68

Revak, Mike68

Snodgrass, Eric68

Obecny, Thadd70

Anania, Brian71

Boulware, Tyler71

Enslen, Jeremy71

Hussey, Steve71

Patton, Brad71

Seabright, Joey71

Wilson, Nolan71

Guzek, Chet72

Honsaker, Garth72

Jefferies, Adam72

Keifer, Mike72

Palmer, Chris72

Cimarolli, Mark73

Ondra, Marcus73

Potts, Bob73

Johnson, Will74

Simonetti, Rico74

Stupak, Adam74

Wyatt, Eric74

Frey, David75

Waligura, Jade75

Casper, James76

Cimarolli, Bob76

DuBois, Zack76

Emch, Garret76

Fisher, Eric76

Kurelac, Pete76

Lis, Jason76

Mease, Bart76

Spitz, Steve76

Sturm, Joe76

Anderson, Tyler77

Colantonio, Alex77

Myers, Caden77

Rogers, Mike77

Wax, Zack77

Ball, Matt78

Bedow, Allan78

Bishop, Tim78

Bozic, Dan78

Coe, Eric78

Lydick, Rod78

Tajc, Robert78

Hone, Marshall79

Jamison, David79

Stillmak, Tom79

Yochum, Zack79

Dziak, Rob80

Hood, Zack80

Lemons, Jr, Bob80

Shane, Taylor80

Wetherholt, Bruce80

DiCola, Daniel81

Gaudino, Andy81

Stope, Andrew81

Vannoy, Seth81

Vincent, Joseph81

DuBois, Terry82

Fisher, Troy82

Garrison, Brooke82

Clark, John H.83

Folda, Brian83

Van Laar, Grant83

Yanen, Chip83

Gaudino, Greg84

Merideth, Scott84

Montes, Anthony84

Montes, Joe84

Paxson, Clint84

Campbell, Jeff85

Fullerton, Jake85

Seabright, Scott85

Denny, Bill86

Paladino, David86

Picilla, Mark86

Ullom, Luke87

Zambito, Chris88

Chlon, Andrew89

Spencer, Robert89

White, Ted93

Golein, Matt94

Stahl, Zach98

FIRST FLIGHT

MEDAL

Crawford, Brad73

Tarr, John73

Gretchen, Steven75

Tysk, Jim75

Humienny, Greg76

Powell, Steve76

Hartman, Joe77

Kent, Roger77

Widmer Jr, Bill77

Abraham, Seth78

Ard, Ron78

Jamison, Sean78

Kiedaisch, Gary78

Rine, Fred78

Sant, Scott78

Gallagher, John79

Harmon, Bob79

Keding, Stephen79

Lewton, Chris79

Lough, Don79

Moore, Greg79

Zeigler, Jamie79

Glover, Jeff80

Guthrie, Don80

Steere, David80

Stillmak, Jesse80

Bethel, Clay81

Harris, Richard81

Hellock, Corey81

Leeds, Jeremy81

Neer, Dave81

Evans, Robert82

Kissane, Joe82

Marcellus, Bernie82

Riley, Arch82

Templin, Joe82

Buono, Earl83

Burke, Collin83

Cox, Brian83

Crinkey, Marty83

Eckman, Zachary83

Fuller, Jeremy83

Korab, Scott83

Miller, Doug83

Moore, Eric83

Pasinetti, Terry83

Smith, Courtney83

Antill, Dick84

Becca, George84

Grilli, Joe84

Kuenzig, Ed84

Meeks, Garfield84

Zavatsky, Mark84

Fonner, Rusty85

Garber, Andy85

Yahn, Chris85

Entinger, Jim86

Haynes, Bob86

Mercer, Gary86

Ohalek, Doug86

Stewart, Roger86

Tennant, Daniel86

Vantiburg, Anthony86

Burkle, Eric87

Campbell, Tony87

Carter, K C87

Caryll, Dan87

Gilbert, Donnie87

Groome, Steve87

Hamm, Greg87

Kissane, Matt87

Thorn, Mark87

Chlon, Wally88

Dedo, Chuck88

McGlumphy, Joe88

Meyers, Caleb88

Pennybacker, Jake88

Yahn, Gary88

Fowler, Bill89

Lewton, Adam89

Marshall, Kurt89

Polanski, Dave89

Bickerstaff, Larry90

Bokanovich, P. J.90

Skerbetz, Pat90

Bevins, Corey92

Chiplinski, Cecil92

Clegg, Todd92

Gaudino, Tom92

Granata, Dom92

Ullom, Hank92

Chiazza, Tony93

Hand, Sr, Scott93

Pennybaker, Shawn93

Ackerman, Kyle94

Bliss, Kaitlyn94

DeLeonardis, Johnny94

McGlumphy, Jerry94

Murphy, Ryan94

Walters, Jack94

Wilt, Andy94

Burns, Rick95

Himrod, Harry95

Migliano, Sam95

Muller, Ray95

Speece, James95

Howe, Chris96

McCulley, Michael96

Mitchell, Tom96

Oliver, Dan97

Buck, Bill98

Archer, Brad99

Maynard, Jim99

O'Connell, John99

Burke, Kevin100

Kavanaugh, Stan101

Pagel, Brian101

Dolak, Mike103

Murphy, Terry103

Pasinetti, Tim105

Radevski, T. J.105

Santimarino, Bruno106

Dierkes, Randy109

Yochum, Pete109

Davidson, Jamie111

Carothers, Pat113

SENIOR FLIGHT

MEDAL

Clarke, Dave69

Kingora, John69

Mickley, Mark69

Zandron, Rick69

Zitkovic, John70

Sparks, Jeff71

Wilson, Mike71

Shuff, Brad72

Brewer, Gary73

Fairbanks, Eric73

Knapp, George73

Miller, Richard73

Savage, Doug73

Wheaton, Mark73

Kuske, Jeff74

Miracle, Mitch74

Paetzold, Greig74

Becca, John75

Kurtz, Penn75

Marrara, Mike75

Stebelton, Bill75

Clark, Bob76

Monto, John76

Mendenhall, Tom77

Mosa, Jay77

Burgy, Ed78

Kurtz, Paul78

Niedzialek, John78

Powell, Tom78

Addis, Doug79

Kurtz, Tim79

Rogers, Jon79

Sims, Dave79

DePew, Terry80

Lewton, Phil80

Russell, Kent80

Auber, Rich82

Brickner, Mike82

Humphrey, Richard82

Melnik, George82

Mills, Bruce82

Morgan, Jim82

Murphy, Jim82

Simpson, John82

Kupfer, Roger83

Rositani, Ron83

Saseen, Phil83

Thompson, Rick83

Zuk, Ed83

Bittengle, James86

Miller, Tom86

Humienny, Jim87

Walters, John87

Hellock, Dana91

Hartline, Mark92

Hockenberry, Jeff93

Maguire Sr, Mark93

Smith, Mark95

Paull, Chris98

Botinovich, Joe102

SUPER SENIOR FLIGHT

MEDAL

Schrickel, Gary70

Bailey, John72

Sovik, Ray74

Lamb, Don75

Dorman, Mike76

Helms, Ron76

Ackerman, Tom77

Martin, Lynn77

Dailer, James78

Newbrough, Bob78

Shuler, Floyd78

Greene, Mike79

Anderson, George80

Cornell, Angelo80

Neal, Mike80

Gehrig, Cork82

Nolte, Kirk85

Whitfield, Terry85

Miller, Alan90

McLaughlin, Bob92

Perring, Mike97

Stephenson, Terry101

Best Ball

CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT

Dziak, Lis Jr64

Anderson, Paxson65

Obecny, Palmer65

Clark, Snodgrass66

Boulware, Boulware66

Myers, Simonetti66

Denny, Revak66

Fisher, Wilson67

Emch, Wax67

Johnson, Keifer67

Cimarolli, Cimarolli67

Jamison, Ondra68

Anderson, Patton68

Anania, Hone68

Hussey, Vincent68

Chlon, Jefferies68

Lydick, Sturm68

Seabright, Seabright68

Stupak, Vannoy69

Coe, Frey69

Lis, Mease69

Enslen, Tajc69

Garrison, Honsaker69

Potts, Spitz69

Fisher, Ullom70

Guzek, Yanen70

DuBois, DuBois71

Stillmak, Waligura72

Casper, Folda72

Kurelac, Spencer72

DiCola, Paladino72

Colantonio, Rogers72

Stope, Wyatt72

Myers, Shane72

Bedow, Wetherholt73

Lemons, Jr, Picilla74

Bishop, Golein74

Bozic, White74

Ball, Zambito74

Gaudino, Gaudino75

Campbell, Merideth75

Fullerton, Van Laar76

Hood, Stahl76

Montes, Montes77

Yochum, Yochum78

FIRST FLIGHT

MEDAL

Gilbert, Gretchen69

Hartman, Tysk69

Riley, Tarr69

Neer, Sant69

Crawford, Fonner70

Abraham, Guthrie71

DePew, Zavatsky73

Evans, Miller73

Jamison, Maynard73

Cox, Hellock74

Powell, Templin74

Antill, Humienny74

Bethel, Steere74

Carter, Thorn74

Ard, Buono74

Gallagher, Korab74

Kent, Walters74

Keding, Lough74

Dedo, Kiedaisch74

Chiplinski, Widmer Jr74

Caryll, Eckman75

Moore, Moore75

Chlon, Glover75

Becca, Stillmak75

Fowler, Rine75

Harris, Stewart75

Harmon, Kuenzig76

Entinger, Leeds76

Fuller, Speece76

Chiazza, Hamm76

Lewton, Lewton76

Gaudino, Tennant77

Himrod, Marcellus77

Archer, Grilli77

Meyers, Vantiburg78

Haynes, Ohalek78

Ackerman, Zeigler78

Yahn, Yahn79

Hand, Sr, Mercer79

Bokanovich, Smith80

Kissane, Migliano80

McGlumphy, McGlumphy80

Crinkey, Muller80

Burkle, Mills80

Kavanaugh, Dolak81

Burke, Burke81

O'Connell, Polanski81

Clegg, Ullom82

Davidson, Meeks82

Campbell, Mitchell82

Pennybacker, Pennybaker82

Marshall, Radevski82

Garber, Granata82

Bickerstaff, Bliss83

Burns, DeLeonardis83

Pasinetti, Pasinetti83

Murphy, Murphy84

Bevins, Wilt84

McCulley, Oliver85

Dierkes, Groome86

Carothers, Kissane86

Buck, Howe90

Ciszewski, Skerbetz90

Pagel, Santimarino92

SENIOR FLIGHT

MEDAL

Clarke, Mickley65

Monto, Zandron65

Kingora, Knapp66

Brewer, Sparks66

Paetzold, Wheaton67

Mendenhall, Rogers67

Savage, Shuff68

Kurtz, Kuske69

Miracle, Thompson69

Fairbanks, Marrara69

Clark, Wilson70

Kurtz, Kurtz71

Becca, Powell71

Miller, Murphy71

Auber, Saseen71

Dorman, Smith72

Burgy, Mosa72

Simpson, Zuk73

Brickner, Kupfer73

Morgan, Newbrough73

Bittengle, Sims74

Addis, Russell74

Humphrey, Melnik74

Niedzialek, Rositani75

Dailer, Lewton76

Miller, Walters79

Hellock, Humienny81

Colley, Hartline82

Miller, Paull85

Hockenberry, Maguire Sr93

Botinovich, Stephenson93

SUPER SENIOR FLIGHT

MEDAL

Bailey, Greene67

Helms, Schrickel69

Martin, Sovik70

Anderson, Lamb71

Neal, Shuler74

Gehrig, Whitfield76

Cornell, Perring79

McLaughlin, Nolte80

 
 

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