Caleb Ryan of Norristown carded a 2-over 72 to cruise to a victory in the 16-to-18 division in a Philadelphia Section PGA Junior Tour stop Saturday at Heidelberg Country Club in Bernville, Berks County.
Ryan had four birdies on an overcast day at the 6,282-yard, par-70 Heidelberg layout. Thomas Butler of Telford was the runnerup with an 86.
Alexander Cloak of Oley and Ryan Wuelfling of Myerstown shared third place, each posting an 89. Jack Herbine of Doylestown was fifth with a 94 and Justin Panner of Harleysville was sixth with a 100.
Davis Flannery, a freshman at Radnor, used three birdies to post a 4-over 74 and take top honors in the 13-to-15 division. Nicholas Hano of Warrington and Calen Sanderson of Skillman, N.J. shared second place, each carding a 79.
William Pabst of Roaring Brook Township and Dylan Gooneratne of Plymouth Meeting finished in a tie for fourth at 81. Matt Walsh of Chester Springs took sixth with an 83, Logan Paczewski of Dallas and Joshua Ryan of Norristown were tied for seventh at 84, Benjamin Galko of Roaring Brook Township was ninth with an 80 and John Wang of Wilmington, Del. rounded out the top 10, finishing alone in 10th with an 88.
Lily Byrne of Downingtown was the lone entrant in the girls’ 16-to-18 division and claimed the title with a 96.
Elizabeth Beek of Blue Bell emerged from a three-way tie with Maya Torpey of Malvern and Sunshine Gu of Yardley to claim a victory in the very competitive 13-to-15 division. All three players came in at 82 with Beek’s back-nine 42 proving to be decisive. Rosie Byrne of Downingtown placed fourth with a 123.
Benjamin Saggers of West Chester topped the field among the nine-holers with a 5-over 39 that included a birdie on the par-3 second at Heidelberg. John Olsen of Boalsburg was the runnerup with a 42.
Nicholas Ciocca of Devon and Ajeet Bagga of Blue Bell shared third place, each carding a 44. Connor Gherghel of Orwigsburg finished fifth with a 45, Sawyer Marten of East Petersburg was sixth with a 46, Ava O’Sullivan of Exton was seventh with a 48 and Kayla Maletto of Sinking Spring was eighth with a 57.