Boardman High School junior Jacinta Pikunas claimed second place at the OHSAA State Golf Championships last weekend in Columbus, tying for runner-up honors with junior Katie Halliman from Cincinnati Walnut Hills.
Pikunas shot 74-75-149, two strokes behind state champion, senior Kellen Alsip from Cincinnati Sycamore, who shot a 147. This was Jacinta’s third trip to the State Meet.
Her teammate, sophomore Jenna Vivo, placed 13th in her first trip to the state meet. She shot 78-77 for a total of 155. The girls state competition was played on the Gray Course at Ohio State University. The girls are coached by Brian Terlesky.
The Boardman boys golf team placed seventh at the state golf tournament playing on the Scarlet Course at OSU. They shot a 651 total for the two-day competition shooting 320 on the first day of competition and 331 on Saturday. Spartan sophomore Brian Terlesky placed 14th overall shooting a 157 with rounds of 78 and 79. This was Terlesky’s second trip to the state meet.
BHS freshmen Cole Christman placed 18th overall shooting a 158 with scores of 77 and 81, while sophomore Cade Kreps placed 23rd with a total score of 159, shooting 79 and 80. Senior Ethan Thomas placed 64th shooting a 177 with rounds of 86 and 91; and sophomore Bobby Jonda placed 71st shooting 191 with rounds of 97 and 94.
The Spartan boys are coached by Ron Moschella.