H-AC’s van Niekerk defends title

Matt van Niekerk of Harley-Al­lendale Columbia defend­ed his Fin­ger Lakes Golf League Champion­ship with a 3-over par 75 on Thursday at Old Hickory Golf Club in Livonia.

The Fin­ger Lakes West Co-Player of the Year recorded birdies at holes 4, 12 and 15, to go with nine pars. Honeoye’s Ben Cratsley, the oth­er co-player of the player of the year, was sec­ond with a 76.

[Democrat and Chronicle: http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20111014/SPORTS08/110140347/]