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Baker captures men’s Huntington Amateur championship

Maple Grove and Clear Creek golf courses teamed up to host the Huntington County Golf Amateur Sunday, July 10.
Caden Baker won the Men’s division with a combined score of 148 and Dalton Hoch placed second with a 157.
Todd Johnson was tops in the Seniors division with a 171 followed by Tony Marsh with a 185.
In the Super Seniors group, Curtis VanOver beat Drave Driscoll on criteria after both finished with a 179.
Finally, Don Hunt won the Super/Super Seniors title with a 170, followed by Richard Motz with a 180.
The Huntington County Junior Golf Tournament was rained out at Dogwood Golf Course and was rescheduled for Tuesday, July 12.

Etna Acres celebrates 62 years
Etna Acres Golf Course turned 62 years old on Monday, July 4 and celebrated with 36 golfers competing in the Birthday Tournament.
Winning the event was the team of Andrew Weneng and Jim Sprowl with a 36, while Randy Musselman and Brian Budnik placed second with a 36, and Steve Davis and Bob Snyder finished third with a 38.
Kurt Biberstein and Jathan Jones placed fourth with a 38, followed by Bob Hoch and Tim Morris with a 39, Aaron Shaw and Nate Prouty with a 39, Ed Tackett and Andrew Evans with a 40, Paul Farlow and Chris Berkoski with a 40, Larry Garrett and Julia Porter with a 40, and Dan Bickel and Paul Schroeter with a 40.

Congratulations to Northfield golfer Cash Cartwright who aced hole No. 12 for his first hole-in-one. Cartwright was playing with his grandfather Harold Miller and cousin Carson Heath.

Senior League
The threat of rain couldn’t keep the golfers at Etna Acres away for the Senior Scramble on Tuesday, July 5.
For the first time this year a team broke the score of 30 when Don Alexander, Bob Clabaugh, and Dean Sink shot a 29.
Two teams tied with 33s, with Phil Prater, Rex Cline, Larry Sprowl, and Jim DuBois placing second and Chris Berkoski, Dennis Eller, Kevin Cox, and Russ Felton finishing third.
Closest to the pin were Prater on No. 12 and Clabaugh on No. 16.
Longest drives went to Kevin Yenna on No. 10 and Bob Bishop on No. 14, with Berkoski chipping in on No. 13.

Ladies League
The “Stuck on you” winners in Ladies League play Wednesday, July 6 was the team of Kathy Eviston, Sharon Petro, and Sharon Adcock.
Cheryl Chopson recorded a chip in on hole No. 17 and Carol Clabaugh hit a chip in birdie on No. 14.

Etna Acres Scramble League
The Etna Acres Scramble League competed Thursday, July 7.
Earning closest to the pin were Mick Bickel on No. 12 and Jim and Levi Winget on No. 16.
Longest putt went to Eric Jones on No. 13.
Recording chip ins were Jim Karst and Vern Leming on No. 18, Brad Trolling and Jonathan Hooker on No. 18, Jim Hogan and Paul Opresik on No. 15, Samantha Fields and Liana Gallant on No. 15, Jan Finch and Todd Rebholz on No. 16, Dan and Myra Bickel on No. 12, Brad Wright and Ron Huston on No. 12, and Gary and Don Sweet on No. 11 and No. 12.
Low putts went to Ron Huston and Brad Wright and Gary and Don Sweet.

Dogwood Senior Scramble
The team of John Jones, John Morrison, and Jeff Souder won the Dogwood Senior Scramble Thursday, July 7, while Ez Harris, John Vickery, Clyde Griffith, and Gary Sutton placed second.
Closest to the pin were Harmon on No. 3, Jones on No. 6, and Harris on No. 7.
Longest putt went to Lynn Bonewitz.