FAGA golf: Top-seeded Nieto wins title in playoff

ARLINGTON — Zoie Nieto, seeded No. 1 in the girls 14-18 division, won a one-hole playoff with second-seeded Emma Harris to capture her age group championship on Tuesday in the 2014 Findlay Area Golf Association match play tournament held at Arlington’s Sycamore Springs Golf Course.

Nieto and Harris both advanced to the final with 4-and-3 semifinal victories, Nieto over Ashley Franklin and Harris over Maria Trusty.

Two other age group titles were decided on the final hole.

Second-seeded Matt Munoz took home the boys 14-15 championship with a 1-up win over top-seeded Brandon Wehrle. Wehrle needed a one-hole playoff win over Elliott Logsdon to earn a spot in the final.
Conner Ohlrich, seeded third in the boys 12-13 division, also needed a playoff win over No. 2-seeded Quintin Weddell to reach the final. Top-seeded Noah Frederick took the title, though, edging Ohlrich 1-up for the championship.

Adam August captured the boys 16-18 title with two down-to-the wire wins. August, seeded No. 1, posted a 1-up win over Cole Ohlrich in the semifinals, then earned the title with a 2-and-1 victory over No. 3-seed Mac Williams. Williams upended second-seeded Nick Streacker 4-and-2 in the semifinals.

Andrew Kuenzli took the boys 10-11 title with a stroke-play score of 54. Patrick Streacker (59) edged Justin Hartman (60) for second.

FAGA Match Play Tournament

BOYS 16-18
CHAMPIONSHIP: Adam August def. Mac Williams, 2-and-1; CONSOLATION: Cole Ohlrich def. Nick Streacker 3-and-2.
SEMIFINALS: August def. Col. Ohlrich, 1-up; Williams def. Streacker, 4-and-2.

BOYS 14-15
CHAMPIONSHIP: Matt Munoz def. Brandon Wehrle, 1-up; CONSOLATION: Elliott Logsdon def. Cole Thomas, 3-and-2.
SEMIFINALS: Wehrle def. Logsdon, 1-up (playoff); Munoz def. Thomas, 2-up.

BOYS 12-13
CHAMPIONSHIP: Noah Fredrick def. Conner Ohlrich, 1-up. CONSOLATION: Michael Kotey def. Quintin Weddel, playoff.
SEMIFINALS: Frederick def. Kotey, 4-and-3; Con. Ohlrich def. Weddell 1-up (playoff).

BOYS 10-11
9-HOLE STROKE PLAY: 1, Andrew Kuenzli 54. 2, Patrick Streacker 59. 3, Justin Hartman 60. 4, Owen Coffey 63. 5, Charlie Anderson 66.
girls 14-18
CHAMPIONSHIP: Zoie Nieto def. Emma Harris, 1-up (playoff). CONSOLATION: Maria trusty def. Ashley Franklin, 3-and-2.
SEMIFINALS: Nieto def. Franklin, 4-and-3; Harris def. Trusty, 4-and-3.


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