Wyoming Area golf edges Pittston Area in first rivalry of 2015 fall sports season

Staff reports | August 28th, 2015 10:05 am

EXETER — Just one week into the Wyoming Valley Conference golf schedule, a rivalry was already the centerpiece at Fox Hill Country Club.

Wyoming Area and Pittston Area met on the club’s track with the Warriors pulling out a 171-201 win. Anthony Shaver brought home medalist honors for Wyoming Area after shooting a 40. Madeline Wharton finished with a 42, Ryan Wrubel had a 43 and Nik Athmann chipped in with a 46.

Pittston Area’s Allie Craig led the Patriots with a low score of 45. Bobby Neishman carded a 48 in the loss.

Tryba Preseason Invitational

Wyoming Area’s Anthony Shaver carded the lowest score of Greater Pittston players in the Tryba Preseason Invitational held on Monday, Aug. 24 at Fox Hill Country Club.

Shaver finished with a 39-41-80, good for a sixth place finish in the individual event. Ryan Wrubel and Nik Athmann shot an 86. Madeline Wharton carded a 90.

Pittston Area’s Allie Craig led the Patriots with an 89.

Wyoming Valley West’s Tyler Yankosky won the individual title with a 75. Crestwood won the team portion of the event. Wyoming Area finished fourth.

In the history of the Tryba Preseason Invitational, only two Greater Pittston players have won top honors. Former Pittston Area player Brandon Matthews is a four-time winner, while Wyoming Area’s Rob Glyncefer won the tournament in 2005. No Greater Pittston team has ever won team honors.

Coughlin 160

Wyoming Area 178

Wyoming Area’s Ryan Wrubel led the Warriors in a loss to Coughlin on Thursday, Aug. 27 at Wilkes-Barre Golf Club.

Wrubel shot a 41, while Madeline Wharton carded a 43. Anthony Shaver and Carter Kusakavitch rounded out the scoring with a 47.

Wyoming Area’s Anthony Shaver chips up to the green at Fox Hill Country Club against Pittston Area.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Golf-2.jpgWyoming Area’s Anthony Shaver chips up to the green at Fox Hill Country Club against Pittston Area. Charlotte Bartizek | For Sunday Dispatch
Pittston Area’s Chaz Yager chips up to the third green against Wyoming Area at Fox Hill Country Club.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Golf-3.jpgPittston Area’s Chaz Yager chips up to the third green against Wyoming Area at Fox Hill Country Club. Charlotte Bartizek | For Sunday Dispatch
Wyoming Area’s Madeline Wharton tees off the second hole against Wyoming Area at Fox Hill Country Club.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Golf-4.jpgWyoming Area’s Madeline Wharton tees off the second hole against Wyoming Area at Fox Hill Country Club. Charlotte Bartizek | For Sunday Dispatch
Pittston Area’s Allie Craig tees off the second hole against Wyoming Area at Fox Hill Country Club.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Golf-5.jpgPittston Area’s Allie Craig tees off the second hole against Wyoming Area at Fox Hill Country Club. Charlotte Bartizek | For Sunday Dispatch
Wyoming Area’s Ryan Wrubel chips up to the first green against Pittston Area at Fox Hill Country Club.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Golf-6.jpgWyoming Area’s Ryan Wrubel chips up to the first green against Pittston Area at Fox Hill Country Club. Charlotte Bartizek | For Sunday Dispatch
Pittston Area’s Allie Craig chips up to the green against Wyoming Area at Fox Hill Country Club.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Golf-7.jpgPittston Area’s Allie Craig chips up to the green against Wyoming Area at Fox Hill Country Club. Charlotte Bartizek | For Sunday Dispatch
Warriors top Patriots at Fox Hill

Staff reports

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