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July 8, 2013

Area Sports: Another ace for Reagan, plus local golf, baseball, softball & bocce

Niagara Gazette — Reagan scores second ace withina week

Ransomville resident Ron Reagan celebrated his Independence Day by scoring his second hole-in-one within a week at Niagara Frontier Country Club.

He did it on the 105-yard Hole 11, using a pitching wedge. It’s Reagan’s third career hole-in-one.

The feat was witnessed by Kevin Reagan, Larry Stuart and Brandon Young.

• Also at Niagara Frontier Country Club, Nancy Riccio, Margie Bullis and Fran Hall were the winners in Flights A, B and C, respectively, during the Red, White and Blue ladies tournament. Riccio and Hall each shot an 81, while Bullis had a score of 80.

• Anne Kist was the leader in Flight A in medal play at the Hyde Park Wednesday women’s league, scoring 38. Marg Hokanson finished in second with a score of 39 while Dorothea Nortz scored a 41 to place third. Kelly Greene and Shirley Wisniewski scored a 40 in Flight B but Greene won the tie-breaker on Hole 6. Elaine McLanaghan placed third. In Flight C, Linda Schreiber was the leader with 35, while Eileen Giraffa and Marie Briganti rounded out the top three with scores of 37 and 44, respectively. In Flight D, Judy Major led all competitors with her score of 47. Barbara Joyce and Mary Lostracco tied at 60 with Joyce winning the tie-breaker on Hole 7.

BASEBALL

• The Mark Cerrone 12U Jr. Thunderwolves placed third in the Battle of the Falls tournament this weekend, losing its only game to the eventual tourney champions. James Filippeli threw four perfect innings in the team’s 11-0 win over Hamilton, a game ended by the mercy rule. Filippeli struck out eight of the 12 batters he faced. The Thunderwolves also defeated Scarborough by a score of 11-8, then defeated the Buffalo Wings twice, 5-4 in extra innings and then 7-4 in the quarterfinals. The Thunderwolves lost in the semifinals to Ontario Prospects, 8-2. The Jr. Thunderwolves will travel next weekend to Aberdeen, Md. for the week-long Ripken Experience tournament.

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