Action heats up in Valley View league

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic

Beautiful weather prevailed on Tuesday, July 1, the opening of the 10th week of play in the Valley View Men’s League in Cambridge.

Skello’s remained unbeaten by dispatching Rathjen’s 140-149. George Bockhouse shot a net 33 to lead the winners.

Also by the score of 140-149, Robbie’s overcame Johnson Construction. Don Versluys’ net 31 was the low score for Robbie’s.

A match with playoff implications had DeGroot’s powering past Blade Trucking 139-141. George Shaw and Diz Gainey both netted 34s for the victors.

In Wednesday night action on July 2, Cambridge Pattern maintained its division lead with a 142-145 nailbiter over Gold Star FS. Terry Anderson’s net 33 helped the winners prevail.

Another net 33, this one from Dwren Boston, helped the Faculty thrash Little John’s 140-153.

A slugfest between Darling International and short-handed Cambridge Commodities ended with Darling International coming out ahead 158-160. Don Hulin’s net 35 gave the winners the edge they needed.

Pushed to the edge of defeat again, Phillips managed to pull out a 142-145 win over Orion Tool and Die thanks to Chad Nelson’s net 34.

Duricks’ found the playoff round a little longer following a 142-146 loss to Bell Insurance, which got a net 33 from Steve Norberg.

By contrast, Hepner Insurance shortened its playoff journey by slipping past Highland Pak 141-142. Hepner’s low scorer was Gary Walters, who netted 33.

With four weeks left in the regular season, the division leaders are Phillips and Skello’s, both 10-0, and Cambridge Pattern and the Faculty, both 6-4.

Battling for the other four playoff spots are Hepner Insurance (7-3), Duricks’ and DeGroot’s (both 6-4) and Darling International and Blade Trucking (both 5-5).

Forty-two teams competed in the annual 6-6-6 men’s tournament on Sunday, July 6.

The event featured six holes of best score, six holes of alternate shot and six holes of best shot.

Handicaps were calculated at one-fourth of the two-man team’s total.

Less than 1.75 strokes separated first from fifth place.

Vic Dzekunskas and Gary Dzekunskas shot 67.25 for first place, followed by Bob Shumaker and Mark Skelton, 67.50; and Shane Lindburg and Bob Lindburg, 68.

Colie Bolhous and Paul Bolhous were fourth at 68.25 and Rick Quayle and Eric Hansen, fifth at 69.