Martino wins Hop Brook championship
NAUGATUCK — The annual Hop Brook Golf Course Club Championship wrapped up this past weekend.
Ray Martino followed up a 2-under round victory in the semis and captured the championship flight title by defeating Mike Dubroski, 9 and 8, in the 36-hole finals. Dubroski defeated Craig Behun, 4 and 3, in the semifinals.
In the first flight, Rich Brenia won the title for the second straight year. Brenia defeated Gary Stabile, 4 and 3, in the finals, and beat Cory Leonard, 4 and 3, in the semis.
Stabile won a close match over Mike Fleck with a 1-up result in the semis.
Joe Vige won the second flight, 3 and 2, to outlast Nate Deller. In the semis, Vige overcame Mike Klimaszewski, 2 and 1, and Deller topped Bob Stabile by one hole.
In the third flight, Mike Lynch held off Steve Nester, 2 up to take the final. In the semis, Lynch beat Steve Rager, 4 and 3, while Nester overcame Doug Palomino by a 2-up result.
Lynch was the only No. 1 seed to win a bracket.
Mike Dubroski defeated Mark Magas, Default
Ray Martino defeated Craig Behun, 4 and 3
36-hole final: Martino defeated Dubroski, 9 and 8
Gary Stabile defeated Mike Fleck, 1 up
Rich Brenia defeated Cory Leonard, 4 and 3
Final: Brenia defeated Stabile, 4 and 3
Joe Vige defeated Mike Klimaszewski, 2 and 1
Nate Deller defeated Bob Stabile, 1 up
Final: Vige defeated Deller, 3 and 2
Mike Lynch defeated Steve Rager, 4 and 3
Steve Nester defeated Doug Palomino, 2 up
Final: Lynch defeated Nester, 2 up