Southbury, Connecticut (October 18, 2021) – Heading into 2021 St. Joseph’s had never won a state title in golf. Now they have won two in one year. With the Division I and Division II Boy’s Championship moved to the fall St. Joseph’s backed up their June Division III title with a victory in the Division II Championship on a cloudy and blustery day at Silo Point Country Club.
With all five players in their lineup returning from their winning team in the spring the Cadets put together a 29-over day to finish comfortably in front of second-place Berlin (+38). Masuk (+43) took third, in fourth it was Pomperaug (+44) while Northwest Catholic (+51) was fifth.
Pacing St. Joseph’s on Monday was Robbie Sluga with a 3-over 75, one of two Cadets to post sub-80 rounds.
In the Individual race Housatonic’s Zim McAuliffe fought his way to a one-shot victory over Sluga. McAuliffe fired a 2-over 74 and capped his round with a clutch birdie on his final hole, the par-4 9th.
Daniel Casanta (Pomperaug) was third at 5-over, Terrance Dornfried (Berlin) was 6-over in fourth while Andrew Flynn (St. Joseph’s) took fifth at 7-over.
About the Connecticut State Golf Association
The Connecticut State Golf Association functions as an extension of the USGA and provides stewardship for amateur golf in Connecticut. Founded in 1899, it is the country’s oldest state golf association and conducts over 60 Championships, Qualifiers, and One Day Tournaments throughout the year.