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Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
 

Fox Chapel Area High School boys golf coach Bryan Deal is entering his third season and the team has compiled a 29-3 dual meet record.

Expectations will be high again this year as the Foxes boast an experienced lineup.

Deal will have five seniors leading the way — Jordan Alfery, DJ Dietrich, Nathan Friday, Charlie Friend and Patrick Sheerer.

They will be joined by junior David Rice, sophomores James Braham, Mike Gerger, Matt Calandra and Matt Friday and freshmen Anthony Cordaro and Alex Lawson.

“We have an experienced, balanced team,” Deal said. “Any of the golfers in our lineup have the ability to be the medalist on any given day.”

That was in evidence on Aug. 19 as the Foxes participated in the Garrison Invitational at Latrobe Country Club.

Friday, in his first varsity match, was the medalist as the Foxes claimed the championship.

“That was a big day for the varsity,” Deal said. “That was the first time we ever won the Garrison.”

The Foxes were 11 strokes better than Erie Cathedral Prep and bested Central Catholic by 14.

The team balance was clearly evident as Sheerer was right behind Friday with an 80, Alfery and Cordaro came in at 81 and Dietrich shot an 82.

The Foxes then opened Division 1, Section 4 play with a 204-238 win over Plum.

Alfery led the Foxes with a 39. Friday and Mike Gerger each shot a 40 followed by Dietrich with a 42 and Sheerer at 43.

The Foxes disposed of Penn Hills by 191-238 on Aug. 21.

Dietrich was the medalist with a 34 followed by Sheerer at 35, Cordaro and Alfery at 40 and Gerger at 42.

The ended the perfect opening week with a 195-268 romp over Woodland Hills.

Alfery led the way this time with a 35. Dietrich posted a 37 while Sheerer and Cordaro came in at 40 and Gerger finished at 42. The Foxes improved to 3-0 in section and 4-0 overall.

Marty Stewart is a sports editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-782-2123 or mstewart@tribweb.com.

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