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June 9, 2014

Metro sports: Cassell wins Lawrence County title

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ill. — Chris Cassell put together two rounds of 4-under-par 68 for a two-shot victory for his first Albright Motors Lawrence County Open championship on Sunday.

“To win a tournament is always tough with this many quality players. You make a mistake and somebody is going to capitalize,” Cassell told Tom Graham of the Vincennes Sun-Commercial. “But I thought I played well all day.”

Cassell fell to two behind after an opening-hole bogey Sunday. But his birdie march on No. 2, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 and 14 pushed him to 9-under and a four-shot cushion.

Terre Haute golfers won three of the five flights.

Scott Givens captured A flight, Larry Fossi was the B flight champion and Tom Horrall took D flight.

Lawrence County Open

Championship flight

136 — Chris Cassell 68-68

138 — Jacob Zwilling 69-69

139 — Joey Lancaster 68-71

140 — Tom Jones 67-73, Rick Leonard 69-71

141 — Austin Leonard 70-71, Travis Turpen 70-71, Zach Manley 73-68

142 — Tom Doyle 69-73, Ryan Roscoe 69-73

144 — George Zwilling 69-75

145 — Matt Davis 67-78, Doug Hardacre 73-72, Bloyd Horrall 71-74

147 — Jeff Hein 72-75, Steve Potts 73-74

148 — Joe Curts 78-70, Rob Dean 73-75

150 — Brady Welsh 75-75

152 — Mike Wright 75-77

155 — Brett Bean 76-79

WD — Fred Reynolds

A flight

139 — Scott Givens 69-70

145 — Jeremy Bloebaum 68-77, Denny Gibbons 70-75

147 — Justin Scherer 77-70

148 — Tom Senger 71-77, Gary Stuck 74-74

149 — Jason Kyle 74-75, Eric Miller 75-74

150 — Blayze Miller 73-77

151 — Tim Mundy 76-75, Tim Senger 76-75

152 — Zach Breault 74-78, Scott Laakman 75-77, Greg Lewis 72-80, Mark Neaderhiser 74-78

153 — Rick Voyles 74-79, Roger Meneeley 76-77

154 — Mike Tabor 74-80

160 — Tim Leser 81-79

WD — Brad Flanders

B flight

150 — Larry Fossi 77-73

151 — Denny Holloway 75-76, Marvin Keith 75-76

153 — Jason Young 76-77

154 — Mark Bird 73-81

155 — Dave Swain 75-80

156 — Troy Weber 75-81

158 — Stacy Moore 81-77

161 — Ashley Hesler 78-83, Terry Martin 81-80

162 — Cody Perrott 81-81

163 — Brian Cochran 82-81, Michael Strange 80-83

164 — Ryan Dowty 77-87, Terry Hudson 80-84

165 — Bob Christy 79-86

167 — J.R. Lockhart 85-82

170 — Rod Lafferty 84-86

177 — Dan Croslow 91-86

WD — Chuck Payne, Andy Jackson

C flight

150 — Rick Tenison 74-76

156 — Jim Hoffman 77-79

158 — Aaron Mundy 79-79, Chris Pearson 75-83

160 — Andy Shick 79-81

162 — Nick Claycomb 82-80, D.J. Collier 84-78, Ed Gardner 79-83, Ted Schneider 80-82, Lance Smith 78-84

163 — Jeff Moore 73-90

165 — Dennis Stark 81-84

166 — Steve Wagner 82-84

167 — Will Gibson 79-88, Bub Waldrop 85-82

171 — C.R. Leonard 85-86, Dink SImonson 85-86

172 — Andy Carter 86-86

174 — Jason Morey 83-91

175 — Doug Bousley 84-91

177 — Matt Fahr 87-90, Mike Moore 88-89, Jim Perry 91-86, Marty Phillippee 86-91

WD — Chris Mundy, Larry Tackett, Ed Grayless

D flight

157 — Tom Horrall 75-82

159 — Steve Taber 77-82

161 — Tom Wuerth 78-83

162 — Joe Wagner 83-79

163 — Jim Andrews 79-84, Kevin Claycomb 76-87

166 — Dan Kappler 82-84, Dick Stockberger 83-83

167 — Lynn Gray 86-81

170 — Roger Griesmer 78-92

171 — Ken Bosc 85-86, Joe Hayes 86-85

175 — Dan Cunningham 85-90, Dick Poppe 85-90, Bobby Watkins 85-90

176 — Tim Quinn 93-83

187 — Chuck Stratman 97-90

190 — Blake Potts 96-94

191 — Gary Cornes 99-92

WD — Jack Hudson, Gus Soloman, Jim King, Brad Neer, Ted Collins

Super Seniors flight

81 — Lynn Gray

82 — Tom Horrall

83 — Dick Stockberger

84 — Jim Andrews

85 — Joe Hayes

86 — Ken Bosc

90 — Dick Poppe, Bobby Watkins

92 — Roger Griesmer


• Rose wins big
— At Reus, Spain, Rose-Hulman defeated the Spanish National All-Star Team 72-0 on Sunday to cap the Engineer football team’s eight-day trip to Barcelona.

The balanced Rose-Hulman performance featured consistent offense, two defensive touchdowns, one special teams safety and a shutout on defense.

Rose took a 2-0 lead when Zac Erba blocked a punt through the back of the end zone and had a 9-yard run by Brian Soller and a 12-yard touchdown pass from Austin Swenson to Jordan Patterson in the first quarter. Kyle Brewer’s fumble recovery set up the second touchdown.

A 28-point second quarter included a 12-yard touchdown pass from Colton Motz to Luke Kopecky, a 35-yard interception return for a score by T.J. Chin, a 9-yard run by Koby Close and a 45-yard scoring pass from Soller to Zach Silva.

Chin had his second scoring return and Close got his second score among the four second-half touchdowns. Matt Angel, Craig Larew and Casey graduate Clark Schultz shared kicking duties.


• Seniors compete
— The following results were reported from Terre Haute Men’s Senior League games.

Diamondbacks    000    302    10    —    6

Astros    303    011    5x    —    13

Highlights — For the Wabash Valley Animal Hospital Astros, Jim Acton had 2 singles, a double and 3 RBI; Larry Weaver 2 hits and 2 RBI; Gene Sinclair, winning pitcher Jim Shaw and Dusty Derigo 2 hits and an RBI each; Joe Salinetro 2 hits; and Andy Pickering a hit and 2 RBI. For the Diamondbacks, Sam Shahadey was 3 for 3 with an RBI.

Cardinals    000    01    —    1    4    1

Yankees    300    (13)x    —    16    16    0

Highlights — For the Volkers Group Yankees, Jim Stephens and Kyle Volkers had 3 hits each, Andy Jackson and Brian Schultz 2 hits each and John Clements allowed just 2 hits in 4 innings.

Auto racing

• Rain halts action
— At Newberrytown, Pa., rain wiped out the final race of the Eastern Storm series for U.S. Auto Club sprint drivers on Sunday at Susquehanna Speedway Park.

Rain began following qualifications with Jon Stanbrough being fast in quals.

Brady Bacon finished 12 points ahead of Chase Stockon to win the Eastern Storm title and is the leader in the sprint point totals going into the June 20 race.

Sprint point leaders — Brady Bacon 836, Dave Darland 792, Chase Stockon 766, Bryan Clauson 752

Eastern Storm leaders (final) — Bacon 310, Stockon 298, Darland 295, Justin Grant 281, Jon Stanbrough 264, Clauson 260, Kevin Thomas Jr., 247, C.J. Leary 244, Robert Ballou 243, Tracy Hines 240.


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