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Slippery Rock’s Wolak, North East’s Swan Nab Second-Place Finishes at PIAA Golf Championships Powered by Hunter’s Station Golf Club

Slippery Rock's Jacob Wolak.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Silver is pretty special, too.

Slippery Rock’s Jacob Wolak and North East’s Anna Swan both finished second in the boys’ and girls’ PIAA Class 2A golf championships.

Wolak was on fire, shooting a 5-under 67 in the second round, tying Devon Prep’s Nick Ciocca with a birdie on 18.

Ciocca, who was playing behind Wolak also birdied the Par 5 18th on Penn State’s Blue Course to win by one stroke. Wolak had five birdies and two bogeys in his final round.

           

Swan, meanwhile, trailed by four on the back nine played steady over the final nine holes, making eight pars before a birdie on the 18th to finish at 1-over for the championship, including an even-par 72 in the final round. Warrior Run’s Hannah Rabb bogeyed holes 14 and 16 but parred 17 and 18 to win the title.

North East’s Anna Swan.

It was part of a banner day for District 10 in Class 2A girls, as Hickory’s Sasha Petrochoko and West Middlesex’s Kate Sowers finished third and fourth at +4 and +6, respectively. Petrochoko had rounds of 76 and 72, while Sowers shot a 77 followed by a 73.

Hickory’s Luciana Masters finished in a tie for seventh at +16, while Reynolds’ Zoe Stern finished in a tie for ninth at +17. Clarion’s McKayla Kerle was the top District 9 finisher at 20th at +38 for the championship.

Union City’s Josh James, the defending state champion and clubhouse leader, finished ninth after a final round 81 to finish at +6 for the championship. Wolak was seeking to become the third-straight District 10 golfer to win the PIAA Class 2A title, with North East’s Isaiah Swan winning in 2020.

Clarion’s Kameron Kerle was the top District 9 finisher in a tie for 30th at +16 with rounds of 82 and 78.

In Class 3A boys on Penn State’s White Course, Cathedral Prep’s Breckin Taylor finished fifth at +2 with consecutive rounds of 73. Cedar Crest’s Dylan Ramsey finished at -4 to win the title.

Bradford’s Jacob Franz shot a +13 with rounds of 79 and 78.

In Class 3A girls, Erie’s Elizabeth D’Andrea finished in 24th at +24 with consecutive rounds of 84.

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