Tigers Win Opener, Coach Niven Secures First Varsity Win

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Under blue skies and windy conditions the North Allegheny boys’ golf team opened its season with a 186-192 victory over the Hampton Talbots. The win also marked the first for new varsity head coach Pat Niven, replacing long-time coach Dede Rittman who retired last school year. Niven had spent many years as the Tigers JV coach prior to taking over the varsity coach position this season.

Junior Kyle Dewey led the charge with an even par 35 to secure the win at Diamond Run Golf Club. Junior Ryan Dougherty and senior Noah Wessel had strong showings as each shot a 36. Juniors Pat Narduzzi and David Mrazik tallied scores of 38 and 41, respectively. Sophomore Luke Minsky closed out the scoring with a 43. Hampton was led by Ben Huber who shot a 37.

North Allegheny will try to build off its season opening win with a visit to Mars this afternoon at 3:15 pm.

Boys Golf Summary 8-20-15 vs. Hampton

Match Summary
Kyle Dewey35Matt Ramsey39
Ryan Dougherty36Alex Donatelli41*
Patrick Narduzzi38Andy Goss38
Noah Wessel36Justin Griffith38
David Mrazik41Grant Muir40
Luke Minsky43*Ben Huber37
Hayden Shimko43Jake Bushaus40
Dillan Layman42Connor Lent44