Burt, Blomstedt, Varner win golf tourneys
Gary Burt fired a 1-under 71 to cruise to an easy win Saturday in the A Division of the Northfield Open golf tournament at Northfield Golf Course.
Mike Korpita and Steven Rivera tied for a distant second at 80.
Dave Johnson carded a 72 for low net, followed by Frank Rice and Rifet Hasanbasic, who tied for second with a 73.
Jeff Martin captured the B Division title, carding an 84. Gino Strunjo was second with an 88. Dick Tozloski’s 72 was good for low net, while Tom Wonsey and Jim Consolini tied for second at 77.
Closest-to-the-pin honors went to Matt Deane on No. 6 (8 feet, 8 inches), Bill Skiba on No. 7 (11-6), Tozloski no No. 15 (16-6) and Derek Panaia on No. 16 (14-11). Korpita (260 yards) and Ben Wonsey (280) had the longest drives on Nos. 9 and 18, respectively.
Country Club Senior
Jeff Blomstedt shot 74 on back-to-back days to finish at 148 and win the Senior Club Championship at the Country Club of Greenfield over the weekend.
Bill Wardwell won low net with a 139.
In the Augusta Division, Dan Finn won low gross with a 163, while Bill Plumley took second with a 169. Cliff Porter took low net at 146, while Doug Welenc and Dave Perlmutter tied for low net with a 150. In the Merion Division, Jim Hawkins won low gross with a 154, and George Fleischner was second with a 156. Terry Doton won low net with a 145, and Terry Blanchard was second with a 146.
In the Muirfield Division, Irv Sanders won low gross with a 153, with Jack Varner in second with a 157. Matt Pitoniak and Dan O’Connell tied for low net with a 143. In the Oak Hill Division, Dave McDonald won low gross with a 172, while Jim Worden won low net with a 156.
Country Club Women
Teresa Varner shot back-to-back 85s 85 to finish with a 170 and win low gross during the Women’s Club Championship at the Country Club of Greenfield over the weekend.
Phyllis Canon came in second with a 176.
Susan Welenc won low net with a 144, while Carol Ruggeri and Wendy Blanchard tied for second with a 150.
Twelve Montague Bluefish swimmers registered personal best times on Saturday, but the Bluefish were edged by Westfield, 244-230, in a Pioneer Valley Summer Swim League meet in Westfield.
Tessa Yohan won the 100 yard individual medley in the girls’ 9-10 division with a time of 1 minute, 39.26 seconds. Karlie Porter won the 50 butterfly in 40.83, Olivia Whittier won the 100 freestyle (1:16.33), and Lucy Brock won the 50 backstroke (43.45) and took second in the 50 breaststroke. Lilly VanBaaren won the 50 breast (49.72) and took third in the 100 IM, Catherine Bezio took second in the 50 back and third in the 50 breast, Veda Ruth Harvey-Ahmai took second in the 100 IM and third in the 50 fly, Karissa Olson took second in the 100 free and the 50 fly, and Allison Wheeler came in third in the 100 free.
In the boys’ 11-12 division, Jason Albanese won the 100 free (1:18.45) and came in second in the 50 fly. Mosiayah Harvey-Ahmai came in second in the 100 free, Riley Porter took second in the 100 breast, Eric Albanese placed third in the 100 back, and Zach Sibley took third in the 50 fly.
Rylie Hager-Stone won both the 100 free (1:04.31) and the 200 free (2:27.43) in the girls’ 13-14 division, while Jaime Byrne won the 100 breast in 1:31.81. In the girls’ 15-18 division, Jessica Crooker won both the 200 free (2:30.67) and the 100 breast (1:31.81). Jay Fritz won the 200 IM (2:43.51) and the 100 free (1:04.29) in the boys’ 15-18 division, while Riley Palmer won both the 200 free (2:47.31) and the 100 breast (1:30.25).