The Mallard Creek All-Stars are PGA Junior League Championship-bound for the fourth year in a row.
At Valley Brook Country Club in Canonsburg, PA, Captain Jim Wise, PGA, and Coach Chris Reed led their All-Stars to victory again, complete with five returning 2017 team members.
The 2018 Mallard Creek All-Stars shown left to right in the photo above: Bryan Stone, Coach Chris Reed, Cara Heisterkamp, Brad Chill, Nolan Haynes, Preston Trumpler, Jack Vojtko, Connor Malicki, Nicholas Piesen, Charlie Mort, Captain Jim Wise, Ben Skripac.
In the Saturday morning session, the Northern Ohio PGA Section Champion Mallard Creek All-Stars captured their first win with a 12-0 victory over the Western New York PGA Section Champion Erie Palmer All-Stars.
The Southern Ohio PGA Section Champion Columbus 1 All-Stars led the Tri-State PGA Section Champion Sharon League All-Stars 9 ½ to 2 ½, leaving both the Northern and Southern Ohio teams with 1-0 winning records.
The two Ohio teams met in the afternoon, with the Mallard Creek All-Stars moving forward with an 8 to 4 victory.
2018 PGA Junior League Region #5 Qualifier
Valley Brook Country Club, Canonsburg, PA
September 15-16, 2018
1st: Mallard Creek All-Stars (3-0 Record, 31 Points)
2nd: Columbus 1 All-Stars (2-1 Record, 22 Points)
3rd: Sharon League All-Stars (1-2 Record, 10.5 Points)
4th: Erie Palmer All-Stars (0-3 Record, 8.5 Points)