Originally Published: September 11, 2015 6 a.m.
THE ANTELOPE HILLS MEN'S GOLF CLUB played its Wednesday, Sept. 9, tournament on the North Course at Antelope Hills in Prescott with the format being 'Two Man Scramble,' which also included the Arizona Golf Association Qualifier. In the first flight, shooting a low gross of 64 was the team of Ron Weiss and Perry Huyck. Taking low net with a 60 was Gary Mclargin and Leonard Keen, followed by Rick Davis and John Spehar's 62. In the second flight, Larry Richey and Chuck Gibson fired a 71 for low gross, with the low net of 59 going to Bill Huth and Bill Rathbun, followed by a 60 for Joe Hughs and John Leara. Ken Broughton and Bill Brady won low gross with a 76 in the third flight, with the low net of 57 going to Bob Herrick and Bill Mcgivern. Second low net of 59 was awarded to Bryan Elliott and Stephen Sauer. In the AGA Qualifier: the team of Ron Weiss and Perry Huyck took low gross; Larry Richey and Chuck Gibson won the Senior Net Divison; first low net went to Ken Broughton and Bill Brady; second low net went to Bryan Elliott and Stephen Sauer; and the third spot went to Bill Huth and Rill Rathbun. These five teams will move on to the next stage of the AGA State Final Championship. To join the Antelope Hills Men's Golf Club, visit ahmgc.com or call 928-499-7788.
IN ANTELOPE HILLS LADIES' GOLF ASSOCIATION, play was on the South Course Thursday, Sept. 10. Game of the day was 'Beat the Pro,' with Tom Lilley performing the pro honors. Winner of closest to the pin on hole 8 was Joan Mendenhall. Cheryl Shepard had the ultimate closest to the pin on hole 15 with a hole-in-one using her 9-iron for the 105-yard shot. Teddi Lewis won low gross with a 76 and Julie Cargill won low net with a 66.
THE THIRD ANNUAL MCCARLEY CUP golf tournament was conducted on Labor Day, Sept. 7, on the North Course at Antelope Hills Golf Course (AHGC) in Prescott. This tournament featured the two clubs at AHGC, with members from Antelope Hills versus the Mile High Men's Golf Club. The format was match play, involving 60 players drawn into two-man teams, in which six holes are best ball, six holes are alternate shot, and six holes are man-to-man. The Mile High Club prevailed in this year's competition, 32-1/2 to 27-1/2, thus taking back the coveted Cup from AHGC, which won last year. The Cup is named after Mack McCarley, the longtime teaching golf pro at Antelope Hills.
IN PRESCOTT GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB MEN'S CLUB play Sept. 9, the game was '4-Man, 2 Best Ball plus Bonus.' Winning teams were: Denning, Pasek, Holman and Brehm (first place) and Bordner, Boehm and Oldfather (second place).
THE FORMAT AT QUAILWOOD GREENS MEN'S CLUB near Dewey on Wednesday, Sept. 9, was '3 Clubs and a Putter Flighted.' In the 'A' Flight, Nick Proefrock had a low Gross of 75, followed by Moe Peloquin with the 2nd low Gross of 81. Tommy Pomeroy had a low net of 67, followed by Bob Weaver and Stan Skura, who tied with a 71 for second low net. In the 'B' Flight, Dave Cortez had a low gross of 86, followed by Larry Clark with the second low gross of 90. Ken Kies had a low net of 66, followed by Bill Wenner and Pete Peterson, who tied with a low net of 68. 'Closest to the Pin' winners were: Tommy Pomeroy (holes 2, 3 and 11), Kevin Kobus (holes 5 and 13), Dale Hunt (hole 7) and Darryll Walton (hole 16).
IN STONERIDGE LADIES LEAGUE play Sept. 9 in Prescott Valley, the game was 'Mutt & Jeff - five longest and four shortest holes, less half handicap.' In the first flight, Margie Caves won, followed by RoseAnn Wishner (second) and Karen Jennings (third). 'Closest to the Pin' winners were Carol Patten (hole 8) and Kathy Burns (hole 17). Low gross went to Patten (85). Low net went to Jennings and Caves, who tied with a 69.
PRESCOTT HIGH SEEKS SOFTBALL COACH
WITH COACH Allison Mendibles recently resigning her post to spend more time with her family, Prescott High is looking to hire a new head varsity girls' softball coach for the 2015-16 academic year. PHS Athletic Director Missy Townsend said applicants should possess coaching experience, the background necessary to teach and evaluate student-athletes' softball skills, and a determination to maintain a program that emphasizes hard work, positive character development and academic excellence. A qualified applicant will possess a valid Arizona Teaching, Substitute or Arizona Coaching Certificate issued by the Arizona Department of Education. He or she also will have completed each of the following criteria from the National Federation of State High School Associations Level 1 Certification (online at www.nfhslearn.org): NFHS Fundamental of Coaching Certificate; NFHS Concussion in Sports - 'What You Need to Know' certificate; current CPR & First Aid Certification; and current AZ IVP or Level One Fingerprint Clearance. To submit a resume and references, or to inquire about the position, contact Townsend via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 928-445-2322.
GIRLS & SPORTS DAY AT PRESCOTT YMCA
REGISTRATION IS UNDER WAY for the 14th annual Girls & Sports Day, which will take place for girls ages 7-14 from 1-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Prescott YMCA, 750 Whipple St. Optional swim time will follow. Activities at the event, which encourages girls to make positive choices and live healthier lives, will include: gymnastics, gaga ball and Broadway dance for those ages 7-9; volleyball, Zumba and obstacle course for those ages 10 and 11; and color guard, Kung Fu and POUND for those ages 12-14. Special guest speaker will be Julie Marie Carrier, an Emmy nominee and award-winning national speaker. Late registration will be available from 1:15-1:30 p.m. on the day of the event, space permitting. Prescott YMCA has room for 250 girls. To download the registration form online, visit www.prescottymca.org or www.northstaryouth.org. Cost is $15 per participant, which includes dinner and a backpack filled with goodies. Prescott YMCA and North Star Youth Partnership, a program of Catholic Charities, organizes and sponsors Girls & Sports Day, with funding provided by Orthopaedic Specialists of Central Arizona and the Arizona Coyotes Foundation. For more information, call Diane DeLong of North Star Youth Partnership at 928-708-7214 or the Prescott Y's Ryan Harlow at 928-445-7221, ext. 233.