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The Westerly Sun

Golf■Scott Beattie posted the low gross of score of 82 in Flight A during the South Eastern New England Senior Golf Association event Sept. 4 at Cranston Country Club.

Mike Gouin was next with an 83. Low net scores were Bob Gauvin (71) and Fletcher Wason (73).

All ties on the day were broken with a match of cards.

The top gross scores in Flight B were Dennis Lambert (82) and Carl Hewitt (87). Net honors went to Roy Wieselquist (69) and Ed Cekala (70).

In Flight C, Vinny Bartucca had the best gross score of 89 followed by Tony Mattero’s 91. Top net scores were Dennis Romano (70) and Glenn Mortoro (71).

Elton Ricker had the top gross score in Flight D with a 92 followed by Walt Doblecki’s 93. Frank Gallo had the best net score with a 68 and Frank Socha finished with a 70.

In Flight E, Nick Botsacos had a gross score of 92 followed by Bill Welsh (95). Bill Smyth had a net score of 71 and Ken Chirnside posted a 72.

Don Phillips shot 95 in Flight E and Leon Sibielski posted a 105. Net honors went to Chandler Peirce (72) and Ray LaBelle (76).

Auto racing■Ashaway’s Kyle James finished second in the Sunoco Modified 20/20 event at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Thomspon, Connecticut on Sunday.

The event featured three Modified races. The first two segments were 20-lap features followed by a 10-lap sprint. 

James, who leads the SK-Modified points standings at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl, was third in the first segment, second in the second segment and fourth in the final segment.

Drivers were awarded points for their place finishes. The driver with the lowest point total was declared the winner. James tied with Todd Owen of Somers, Connecticut with nine points.

Owen was declared the winner since he had a better finish that James in third segment. Owen won the segment.

Colleges■Hannah Fabianski of Pawcatuck has been named the captain of the women’s tennis team at Bentley College.

Fabianski, a senior, was the the team’s top singles player last season. She has the most wins for the team during her three years.

Fabianski, who played at Stonington High, has received scholar-athlete recognition three times.

Bentley (Waltham, Massachusetts) has posted 15 wins in each of the last two seasons, a school record for wins in a season.

Keith Kimberlin




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