2005 Tri-State Prep Golf Capsules

August 31, 2005


Boonsboro Warriors

Coach: Greg Henry, 5th year

Returning Players (8): Miles Brown, Sr. Chris Easterday, Sr. Matt Fortese, Sr. Brian Poole, Sr. April Hoffman, Jr. Caleb Hudlow, Jr. Ryan Willard, Jr. Dan Nicolosi, So.

Remainder Of Team: David Delaportis, So. Steven Bostwick, Fr. Joey Demartino, Fr. Luke Hoffman, Fr. Elijah Hudlow, Fr.

Outlook: "This is the hardest working team that I have ever had. If we continue to improve, we should have a good chance to go to the state tournament this year."

Broadfording Christian Lions

Coach: John Pryor, 1st year

Returning Players (6): Kyle Brown, So. Jordan Anthony, Jr. Jacob Wyand, So. Ethan Reynolds, So. Jacob Pryor, Jr. Andy Lytle, Jr.


Remainder Of Team: Dontae Menedis, Jr.

Outlook: "We're going to be very competitive with a lot of golfers shooting in the low 40's. I am looking forward to the season. We should have an exciting season."

Clear Spring Blazers

Coach: David Kerns, 1st year

Returning Players (2): Cory Shives, So. Russell Baker, So.

Remainder Of Team: Brandon Grimm, Fr. Thomas Socks, Fr. Brad Sword, So. Kyle Warrenfeltz, So. Mitchell Blevins, Fr.

Outlook: "We're going to struggle this year. We're young and it is going to be a learning year. We're going to be down this year, but hopefully we're going to be up next year. With the young team that we have, I am looking forward to great things within three to four years."

North Hagerstown Hubs

Coach: Andy Gossard, 1st year

Returning Players (5): Steven Hutzell, Jr. Carl Spessard, Jr. James Hill, So. Paul Widmeyer, So. Adam Yost, So.

Remainder Of Team: Kevin Barnes, Fr.

Outlook: "We have a fairly young team, but somewhat experienced. My outlook for this season is positive, because of the amount of experience that we have returning. I will be looking to my juniors Steven Hutzell and Carl Spessard for leadership."

St. James Saints

Coach: Tim Armstrong, 4th year

Returning Players (5): Gideon Dodge, Sr. Kim Eaton, Jr. Chase Thomas, So. Greg Dahbura, So. Nick Mohar, Jr.

Remainder Of Team: Jamie Phillips, Fr.

Outlook: "I hope to make this the fourth winning season in a row. We have been a young team for two years now. So, it is time for the experience to pay off. I am waiting to see how my new kids develop."

St. Maria Goretti Gaels

Coach: Pete Favret, 4th year

Returning Players (7): Julian Funk, Sr. Scott Barrows, Sr. Richie Holzapfel, Sr. Chris Baker, So. Andrew Joliet, Jr. Kevin Breslin, So. David Merritt, So.

Remainder Of Team: Stephen McGinley, Sr. Tyler Torlone, Jr. Kyle Murray, Fr.

Outlook: "I would say that we are young and inexperienced. If our senior leadership holds up, then we have the potential to play well."

Smithsburg Leopards

Coach: Dan Neff, 8th year

Returning Players (7): Brandon Sheaffer, Sr. Dennis Herbert, Sr. Josh Humelsine, Sr. Alex Wine, Jr. Alicia Grier, Jr. Brad Scheaffer, Sr. Sean Henson, Jr.

Remainder Of Team: Paul Stavrakis, Jr. Michael Baer, So. Brandon Keefer, Fr.

Outlook: "With two returning state finalists in Brandon Sheaffer and Alicia Grier, we will be very solid at the top of our lineup. Our success can depend on how well the other players improve during the season."

South Hagerstown Rebels

Coach: Joe Guess, 4th year

Returning Players (6): Larry Bishop, Jr. Derick Boerstler, Jr. Andrew Mueller, So. Kyle Rice, Sr. Brent Savage, Jr. Robbie Suddith, So.

Remainder Of Team: Justin Martin, Jr. William Tickle, Sr. David Travis, So. Brennen Przywieczerski, So. Carl Johnson, Sr. Matthew Clakey, Fr.

Outlook: "I think that we can be competitive. We do have a nucleus of having a fairly decent team."

Williamsport Wildcats

Coach: Rod Steiner, 8th year

Returning Players (8): Logan Hintze, Sr. Matt Weber, Jr. Brendan Benisek, Jr. Kyle Butler, Jr. Wes Loveless, Jr. Andrew Duff, So. Eric Wilfong, So. Dustin Starliper, So.

Remainder Of Team: Josh Cline, So.

Outlook: "We won the county championship the other day with a record of 304. If we can work hard for the rest of the year like we did in the county tournament, then we can have a good season and possibly go to the states as a team for the first time in school history."


Brunswick Railroaders

Coach: Bill Croal, 5th year

Returning Players (6): Russell Frazier, Sr. Brittany Switlick, Sr. Andy Alger, Jr. Evan Chaney, Jr. Andy Weddle, Jr. Chris Carmel, Jr.

Remainder Of Team: Charles Wagner, Jr. Steve Reedy, Jr., Matthew Stitt, Fr. Danny Arnett, Fr.

Outlook: "With more returning players than what we had last year, I think that we should do better. It ought to be one of our more successful seasons this year."

Catoctin Cougars

Coach: Chris Barnhart, 6th year

Returning Players (7): Zach Olsen, Sr. Graham North, Sr. Adam Delauter, Sr. Matt Moser, Sr. Steven Miller, Jr. Andrew Goss, So. Evan Linton, So.

Remainder Of Team: Harry King, So. D.J. Long, So. Justin Bonnie, Fr., Tyler Miller, Fr. Jared Fahnestock, Fr.

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