NEWTON?FALLS. JFK?BOYS?TAKES?TOP?10 AT?MARLINGTON?INVITATIONAL: ALLIANCE – Newton Falls finished sixth, while John F. Kennedy placed seventh at Monday’s Marlington Invitational boys 18-hole golf tournament at Tannenhauf Golf Club.
Jacob Harrah led the Tigers with a 78, while Ryan Fowler carded a 76 for JFK.
The Eagles change the pace the next three Tuesday with fellow area parochial schools Ursuline and Mooney. The three, which were part of the former Steel Valley Conference, are playing nine-hole, tri-matches starting today at Stambaugh Golf Course in Youngstown, starting at 4 p.m.
On Aug. 26, the three teams will play at MillCreek Golf Course, while the trifecta ends play Sept. 2 at Old Avalon. Both matches begin at 4 p.m.
Last year, the three came up with the All-Mahoning Catholic Tournament, which honors the top six golfers from those three matches and gives them first-team honors.
CANFIELD GIRLS WIN INVITE: ASHLAND – Canfield’s Christina Cooper shot 70 to win medalist honors and lead the Cardinals girls golf team to win Monday’s George Valentine’s Invitational at Brookside Golf Course.
Canfield shot 304 to best the other 17 teams in the field.
Kerra Loomis (75), Kaci Carpenter (78) and Gillian Cerimele (81) round out to the Cardinals top four.
The next two closest teams were second-place Dover (325) and third-place Medina (331).