October 19, 2013

Sports Shorts: October 19, 2013


---- — Davis competing in state Soccer Shoot Out

ROCHESTER — Rebecca Raylynne Davis, 10, will compete in the New York State Elks Soccer Shoot Out today in Rochester.

The Keeseville Elementary School fifth grader started at the Elks Lodge 2072 Soccer Shoot Out in Keeseville. After winning her age group, she advanced to the district competition in Saranac Lake, and then she won the regional Shoot Out in Whitehall.

The winner of today’s competition will move on to the Eastern National Shoot Out next month in Auburn, Mass.


Rock team wins Bourgeois golf tournament

PERU — A total of 72 golfers competed in the fourth-annual Leon Bourgeois Memorial Golf Tournament held at Adirondack Golf & Country Club on Oct. 11. At the end of the day, more than $4,000 was raised by the enthusiastic golfers and sponsors for the scholarship fund established in Mr. B’s memory for deserving Peru Central School seniors.

Michael Rock, John Rock, Randy Rock and Kyle Rock shot a low gross score of 59 to claim first place honors for the Rock Boys Team. Winning second place honors with a gross score of 60 was the St. Clair Team consisting of Steve St. Clair, Casey St. Clair, Chris Dukett and Matt Bruno, while Dexter Clemons, Robert Meier, Dave Corrigan and Jim Corrigan shot a gross 65 to take home third place honors for their team.

The TD Bank Team, with golfers Christina Mullen, Diana Padron, Patti LaGoy and Germaine Hicks, were recognized with the “Most Honest Score” award. Germaine Hicks and Jim Duprey won closest to the pin for the women and men, respectively, while Susan Gilman and Barnard Woodward claimed honors for driving closest to the line.

Three skins were awarded; one each to the St. Clair Team for the lowest score on the 13th hole, the Rock Boys Team on the 16th hole, and the Duprey Team on the 17th hole. Sherry Dobbs was the winner of the 50/50 raffle.

Peru alumni golfers from as far away as California, Colorado, Florida and Georgia, along with some Vermonters, participated in this year’s tournament.


Rod and gun club to hold open house

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Rod and Gun Club will host an open house on Oct. 22, starting at 5:30 p.m. Stop by for a chance to check out the indoor shooting range and club property. The club located on Route 9, in Plattsburgh on Woodruff Pond and Lake Champlain.

The setting offers boating, fishing and camping. The club has an active adult and junior shooting program, with equipment and instruction offered for free. For more information, stop by or call Peter Visconti at 298-7776.


PSU softball hosting Pink Hair For Hope

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh State softball team will be hosting a Pink Hair For Hope event Oct. 23 to raise money for the fight against breast cancer.

The event will begin at noon and run until 3 p.m. in the Alumni Conference Room at the Angell College Center. Stylists from Creative Touch Hair Salon will be on hand to provide a 100% natural, pink SHE by SO.CAP.USA hair extension to those interested in supporting the fight against breast cancer. Pink hair extensions will cost $10 each and all proceeds will go the Treasure Chest Fund of the Fitzpatrick Cancer Center at CVPH.

SHE by SO.CAP.USA, the world’s leading provider of all-natural hair extensions, is in its eighth year as the host of the Pink Hair For Hope Campaign.