Xiao Brings NYSPHSAA Boy's Title Back to LI
ITHACA, N.Y. – Adam Xiao of Manhasset, captured the NYSPHSAA Boy’s Golf Championship at RTJGC at Cornell by two strokes and secured a long-awaited return of the title back to Long Island.
Xiao will bring the title to Long Island for the first time in more than 20 years after finishing at 1-over 143 (76-67) (Sayville’s Jesse Fitzgerald won in 1996).
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Eventual runner-up Mat Ferrari was the leader after the opening round at 1-under 70, but slid to a 75 on Sunday which allowed Xiao to come back and win.
Last year’s NYS Boys’ Junior champ and 2016 NYS Boys’ Sub-Junior champ, Jude Cummings, finished alone in 8th at 150 (78-72) and represented Pittsford Sutherland.
2015 NYS Boys’ Sub-Junior champ, Jeremy Summerson of Victor, finished in 10th at 152.