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Brady St. Pierre picked up his first York County Junior Golf Association title of the 2017 season on Monday by winning the Mid-Summer Classic at Out Door Country Club.

St. Pierre and William Gekas both shot 74s, but St. Pierre captured the Blue Division 15-18 boys’ title on the first playoff hole. Both Gekas and St. Pierre are Central York High School standouts.

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William Gekas fired a 6-over-par 76 on Tuesday to win the Boys’ 15-18 Blue Division during the York County Junior Golf Association season-opening tournament at Cool Creek Golf Course.

Gekas earned a one-shot victory over Devin Peart. Dominic Ferro and Michael Robinson each shot 79s, but Ferro won the tiebreaker for third place.

In the Boys’ 15-18 White Division, Darin Wise took the title with a 77, while Ryan Menchey and Brandon Simmons each fired 79s. Menchey won the tiebreaker for second.

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YAIAA Team Championship

Central York standout golfer Joe Parrini will continue his quest to qualify for the U.S. Open on June 5 during a sectional qualifier at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland.

Parrini, who will be a senior in the fall, will compete in 36 holes of stroke play during that day with a chance for a spot in the Open on the line. Players are ultimately vying for a berth during the 2017 Open June 15-18 at Erin Hills in Wisconsin.

The United States Open golf tournament is often referred to as the toughest test in the sport.

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Joe Parrini is enjoying a standout spring on the golf course.

The Central York High School standout fired the day’s low round, a 1-under-par 71 on Sunday, to help his Out Door Country Club team to a victory in the York County Amateur Golf Association Interclub Tournament.

The ODCC team finished with a 368 total, which was six shots better than Heritage Hills.

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Byron Markle

Byron Markle loved to golf.

It became the No. 1 athletic passion in his young life.

He was a standout player at Dallastown Area High School and hoped to make the sport into a career by majoring in professional golf management at Penn State.

That dream was tragically dashed nearly nine months ago when Markle was killed in a September automobile crash near State College.

He was just 20 years old.

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Central York freshman Carson Bacha carried his dominance

Central York’s Carson Bacha took home first place in this past weekend’s Pittsburgh Jr. Challenge at Birdsfoot Golf Club.

The freshman was the only player to shoot under par for the two-day event, posting a 1-under 143 two-round total, good for an eight-stroke win in the boys’ 14-15 division. The event is part of the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour.

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Brewvino buys Grandview Golf Course Presser

Former York County Commissioner Steve Chronister still remembers those childhood days when he would try to sneak in 54 holes at Grandview Golf Club before the sun went down.

Now, Chronister is part of the team that owns and manages the golf club.

BrewVino LLC announced its acquisition of Grandview Golf Club on Wednesday from inside its restaurant at the clubhouse.

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