Thursday, 06 October 2022 12:01

Albany Academy for Girls Sweeps the Podium at the Section 2 Girls Golf Individual Championship

Second place finisher Kennedy Swedick in action at McGregor Links in Saratoga this summer. Photos: New York State Golf Association Second place finisher Kennedy Swedick in action at McGregor Links in Saratoga this summer. Photos: New York State Golf Association

REXFORD — On Monday, October 3, the Edison Club hosted the Section 2 Girls Golf Individual Championship. It was a one, two, three finish for the Albany Academy for Girls as they continue their remarkable string of results this fall season. Leading the field was Samantha Von Rohr, who shot a (-1) 71, the only girl in the field to shoot in the red figures. Close behind her was the 92nd New York State Women’s Amatuer Champion Kennedy Swedick who carded a 74. In third place was Nicole Criscone who signed for a three-over 75. The top nine individuals are listed below and have all qualified for the NYSPHSAA Girls Golf State Championships to be held June 3-5, 2023 at the Edison Club. 

The Section 2 Team Championship will be held Sunday, October 9 at The Edison Club (12 p.m. shotgun start).  The following teams qualified to compete for the Team Championship:  Albany Academy, Saratoga, Guilderland, Shenendehowa, Shaker and Bethlehem. 

Qualifiers – Samantha Von Rohr (Albany Academy) 71, Kennedy Swedick (Albany Academy) 74, Nicole Criscone (Albany Academy) 75, Hayden Knapp (South Glens Falls) 80, Jillian Rawson (Albany Academy for Girls) 80, Zorah Williams (Emma Willard) 80, Tekla Fine-Lease (Queensbury) 81, Sienna Wheeler (Colonie) 83, Maria Jackson (Saratoga Springs) 83.

Other scores – Cambell Kennedy (Shenendehowa) 91, Dannah Smith (Schalmont) 91, Mollie Kortz (Johnstown) 92, Hanna Mitchell (Guilderland) 92, Megna Naidu (Guilderland) 93, Jane Fanning (Guilderland) 95, Sophia Jackson (Saratoga Springs) 95, Peyton Hoblock (Shaker) 97, Clare Cunningham (Shaker) 98, Ella Cotter (Greenville) 99, Bayley Duffy (Queensbury) 100, Lizzie Ryan (Albany Academy) 101, Lillie Junco (Voorheesville) 101, Skylar Yeo (Shenendehowa) 102, Lilla Zeevalk (Shenendehowa) 105, Lily Gray (Bethlehem) 15, Colleen Carey (Academy of Holy Names) 106, Chloe Galvin (Duanesburg) 106, Sarah Byun (Shaker) 106, Mya Young (Bethlehem) 106, Hailey Drinon (Schoharie) 106, Sierra Borden (Saratoga Springs) 107, Morgan Hayden (Tamarac) 107, Taylor VanWie (Chatham) 109, Emily Landau (Saratoga Springs) 110, Mairead Marsden (Broadalbin-Perth) 110, Elle Lyda (Bethlehem) 111, Emma Duval (Ballston Spa) 112, Isabella Petrocci (Mohonasen) 113, Sofia Heiser (Canajoharie) 115, Alexis Palmeri (Fort Plain) 116, Allie Zieker (Saratoga Springs) 117, Emily Shim (Niskayuna-Schenectady) 119, Giayna Abel (Broadalbin-Perth) 129, Aubrey Nethaway (Amsterdam) 134.

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