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STC men's golf tourney down to match-play semis

Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 10:32 p.m. CDT

ST. CHARLES – Here's a look at Saturday's match-play semifinals at the St. Charles Men's Tournament at Pottawatomie Golf Course. Winners advance to Sunday's finals, as the event was streamlined to two weekends this summer.

In the championship flight, multi-event winners Rich Balla (six titles) and Randy Spring (two) meet in the opening semifinal.

Championship flight

Rich Balla vs. Randy Spring, 7 a.m.

Dave Chappell vs. Mike Muehling, 7:10 a.m.


Mike Apple vs. Clay Kelley, 7:20 a.m.

Chris Jones vs. Patrick DeVito, 7:30 a.m.


Taylor Clausen vs. Russ Davis, 7:40 a.m.

Nick Casiello Sr. vs. Gus Eash, 7:50 a.m.


Rick Lavaja vs. Ed Blyshak, 8 a.m.

Tom McCulloch vs. Chris May, 8:10 a.m.


Tim Triplett vs. Dave Maas, 8:20 a.m.

Kevin Gaffney vs. Wayne Heuertz, 8:30 a.m.

Sunday's championship matches are as follows: D-flight, 7 a.m.; C-flight, 7:15 a.m.; B-flight, 7:30 a.m.; A-flight, 7:45 a.m.; championship flight, 8 a.m.

After the boys and girls junior tournament winners were awarded 2015 Pottawatomie season passes last week, pro Ron Skubisz said merchandise will be the prize in the men's tournament.

"We're trying to jump up and make it a little more competitive," Skubisz said of the junior tournament. "It'll take a couple years, but we'll make it."

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