Junior Scotty Hughes fired a 1-under par round of 35 and fellow junior Ethan Martin shot even par on the back nine of Whitemarsh Valley Country Club to lead the Explorers to a 72-stroke victory.
Junior Jackson Fryer carded a 2-over par round of 38 on the back nine of Whitemarsh Valley Country Club as the Explorers improved to 2-0 with a 54-stroke victory over Father Judge. Colin Broderick, John Stevenson, and Chris Vahey each shot 39.
Junior George Deming shot a 1-over par round of 37 on the front nine of Blue Bell Country Club as the Explorers improved to 3-0 with a 231-329 win over Bonner-Prendergast. John Stevenson, Ian Natale, and Nolan Corcoran each added rounds of 38.
Will Huntley fired a 2-under par round of 32 and Ethan Martin shot 33 on the Centennial Nine of Philadelphia Country Club as the Explorers improved to 4-0 with a 13 point win over Saint Joseph's Prep. Kevin Lafond, Joe Halferty, and Scotty Hughes each shot even par.
Senior Tyler Leyden shot an even par round of 35 on the front nine of North Hills Country Club as the Explorers upped their record to 6-0 with a 19-stroke victory over Holy Ghost Prep.
Junior John Stevenson shot an even par round of 34 on the front nine of the Union League at Torresdale to lead the Explorers to a 3-stroke win over Malvern Prep. Tyler Leyden and Kevin Lafond each shot 36 for the Explorers.
1) La Salle College High School - 180
2) Malvern Preparatory School - 183
3) Devon Preparatory School - 188
4) Saint Joseph's Preparatory School - 191
5) Holy Ghost Preparatory School - 211
The Explorers remain undefeated at 7-0 after a 43-stroke victory over Cardinal O'Hara. Juniors John Stevenson and Ethan Martin each carded 1-under par rounds of 34 on the front nine of Paxon Hollow Golf Club.
George Deming fired a 1-under par round of 34 on the front nine of Middletown Country Club and Joe Halferty shot even par as the Explorers improved to 8-0 with a win over Conwell-Egan.
Tyler Leyden shot an even par round of 35 on the Centennial Nine of Huntingdon Valley Country Club and Colin Broderick shot a 36 as the Explorers improved to 9-0 with an 8-stroke victory over Penn Charter.
Kevin Lafond and Will Huntley each fired 3-under par rounds of 68, Tyler Leyden shot 69, and Nolan Corcoran shot 70 as La Salle finished first in a 16-team field to capture the Hershey Invitational Golf Tournament played on the East Course at Hershey Country Club. Six other Explorers posted rounds of 75 or better.
1) La Salle College High School - 275
2) Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School - 306
3) Downingtown East High School - 316
4) Saint Joseph's Preparatory School - 317
5) Wallenpaupack Area High School - 318
6) Hershey High School -321
7) Valley View High School - 334
8) Manheim Central High School - 365
The Explorers lost their first dual meet in almost two years and dropped to 10-1 on the season.
Will Huntley fired a 1-over par round of 36 on the front nine of Jeffersonville Golf Club at the Explorers improved to 11-1 with a 44-stroke victory over Archbishop Carroll.
The Explorers rebounded from an earlier loss to shoot 1-over par as a team and defeat The Haverford School 217-248 on the front nine of Whitemarsh Valley Country Club. John Stevenson fired a 2-under par round of 34, Scotty Hughes shot 35, and Will Huntley added an even par round of 36 to help La Salle improve to 12-1.
Kevin Lafond fired a 1-under par round of 34 on the front nine of Waynesborough Country Club and Joe Halferty shot even par as the Explorers defeated Malvern Prep by 20 strokes and improved to 16-1 on the season.
Ethan Martin, Scotty Hughes, Joe Halferty, and Nolan Corcoran all fired 2-over par rounds of 37 on the front nine of North Hills Country Club to to lead the Explorers to a 40 stroke victory over Roman Catholic.
2022-2023 Varsity Golf Team
|Sebastian Botero||2024||11||Abington, PA|
|Colin Broderick||2023||12||Huntingdon Valley, PA|
|Aidan Buchanan||2024||11||Meadowbrook, PA|
|Nolan Corcoran||2025||10||Lansdale, PA|
|George Deming V||2024||11||Philadelphia, PA|
|Jackson Fryer||2024||11||Ambler, PA|
|Paul Geib||2024||11||Jenkintown, PA|
|Joseph Halferty||2023||12||Blue Bell, PA|
|Scott Hughes||2024||11||Ambler, PA|
|William Huntley||2023||12||Lansdale, PA|
|Kevin Lafond||2023||12||Blue Bell, PA|
|Tyler Leyden||2023||12||Glenside, PA|
|Ethan Martin||2024||11||North Wales, PA|
|Iain McEwen||2026||9||Philadelphia, PA|
|Todd McGrath||2026||9||Huntingdon Valley, PA|
|Ian Natale||2025||10||Blue Bell, PA|
|Owen Reape||2024||11||Blue Bell, PA|
|Niklas Skjeveland||2026||9||Jamison, PA|
|John Stevenson||2024||11||Maple Glen, PA|
|Cody Sutcliffe||2026||9||Plymouth Meeting, PA|
|Jack Sweeney||2025||10||Harleysville, PA|
|Christopher Vahey||2025||10||Elkins Park, PA|
All games will be streamed live at www.lschs.org/WEXPtv this season courtesy of Bob Long Sports and the WEXPtv Media Program.
The Explorers will now compete in the PIAA State Championships Memorial Day Weekend in Shippensburg.
The program has won 25 of 29 Philadelphia Catholic League Championships in league history. Graphic by Christian Daikeler '22.