BRADFORD, Pa. – Moniteau’s Jacob Felsing and Bradford’s Spencer Cornelius captured District 9 boys individual golf titles on Saturday at the Pennhills Club.
Felsing shot a final round 78 for a total of 154 to claim the Class 2A crown, while Cornelius shot a 70 for a 2-round total of 146 to earn the Class 3A title.
The top two Class 3A golfers advance to the PIAA state championships, with Cornelius’ teammate, Jake Franz joining him after a 2-round total of 155, which included a final round 72 on Saturday.
In Class 2A, the top six advanced to the state championships, and it was quite the race to get there.
Kane’s Curt Barner was second with a 156 total, followed by Clarion’s Kameron Kerle with a 162 total.
Four golfers tied for fourth at 167 – Coudersport’s Brady Streich, St. Marys’ Lucas Benjamin, Forest Area’s Ethan Carll and Clarion’s Devon Lauer.
There was a sudden-death playoff for the final spots that lasted three holes. Streich was first in with a birdie on the first playoff hole. Carll was second in with a par on the second playoff hole and Benjamin claimed the third and final spot with a par on the third playoff hole.