What:  2012 NYSPHSAA Boy’s Golf STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Where:  Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
When:  June 2-4, 2012.  36 Hole Medal Play Event which will take place on Sunday, June 1st and Monday June 2nd.
Who: The Top (9) Players in all of Section VI (62 School Districts / Golf Teams) – the Top 1%.  The Top (9) qualified for states on May 21, 2012 at Diamond Hawk GC, Cheektowaga, NY in a 27 hole medal play event.

2012 Section VI State Team Roster:

– This is the 1st trip to States for everyone except Andrew Romano, 12 (Depew HS).  This is the 4th trip to States for Andrew.

1.  Ryan Kaufmann, 12, Iroquois HS (ECIC) – 2012 Section VI Champion
2.  Andrew Romano, 12, Depew HS (ECIC) – 2012 Section VI Runner-Up, 4th Trip to States (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012)
3.  Kevin Borowicz, 10, Grand Island HS (NFL) – 2012 Section VI 3rd Place Finish
4.  David Berkun, 11, Williamsville North HS (ECIC) – 2012 Section VI 4th Place Finish
5.  Nolan Ditcher, 8, Randolph Central School (CCAA II East)
6.  Nick Ortiz, 11, Frontier HS (ECIC)
7.  Brad Belote, 9, Lancaster HS (ECIC)
8.  Ben Reichert, 8, Williamsville North HS (Casey MS), (ECIC)
9.  Wil Bathurst, 10, Olean HS (CCAA I)

Ryan Kaufmann, 12, Iroquois HS (ECIC) – 2012 Section VI Champion.
Coach:  Scott Murray:  smurray AT iroquoiscsd.org

Andrew Romano, 12 (Depew HS), Coach:  Rick Wargala:  rwargala AT depew.wnyric.org:

2012 Section VI State Qualifier (Runner-Up)
2011 Section VI State Qualifier
2010 Section VI State Qualifier
2008 Section VI State Qualifier and Champion (as an 8th grader)

2011 ECIC Individual Champion

2011 BDGA Junior Match Play Champion
(2) Two BDGA Sub-Junior Titles

Lancaster CC Men’s Club Champion (2010, 2011)

Competition Details:

-There are 11 Sections in all of  NYSPHSAA who will compete for the State Title.   The Winning section will be determined by taking the best daily 7 scores (out of 9) from each section, and adding them up. The Section with the lowest two-day total will be declared the overall winner.   The top 3 sections will be recognized at the conclusion of the tournament.
-The State All-Star Team will consist of the 20 players (and ties) with the lowest two-day total score.
– The Top 6 Overall Finishers will be invited to represent NYSPHSAA at the (NYSFSSAA) NYS Federation of Secondary School Athletic Associations at Bethpage Black Course in Farmingdale, NY on June 10, 2012.
-Information on the results of the tournament will be sent to the media, via email following each day of the State Tournament.
– Results and Photos will also be made available online at www.section6golf.com.