Clarion Area Golf 2021 Season Preview, Bobcats Looking For 3rd Straight Conference Title

(Images submitted) Above: 2021 Clarion Golf Team (L-R) McKayla Kerle, James Keenen, Owen Kriebel ,Lucas Mitrosky, Kameron Kerle, Devon Lauer, Avery Kline, Tanner Miller, Ben Aaron. Missing – Ryan Alston, Gary Matus and Emily Troese

With a pretty full roster, including several key returnees, the Clarion Area Bobcat Golf Team looks like they can make some noise in the Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference and District Nine.

The two-time defending KSAC Boys’ Champion Bobcats, under 13 year Head Coach Jay Kerle could challenge for both titles. Kerle’s coaching staff includes his Assistant Coach and wife Jackie and Volunteer Coaches Dave Brueck and Lake Staub.

Though the Bobcats have lost 2020 District Nine qualifier, Jackson Fox to graduation, they return Devon Lauer – 2020 First Team All-Conference selection and district qualifier, Mckayla Kerle – 2019 district and regional qualifier Third Team All-Conference, 2020 district qualifier and Second Team All-Conference and Owen Kriebel 2020 Third Team All-Conference. Another key returnee is Avery Kline.

(Photo by Justine Fox) 2020 KSAC Boys Golf Champs – (L-R) McKayla Kerle, Devin Lauer, Jackson Fox, Ryan Alston and Owen Kriebel

The lone senior on the roster is Ryan Alston. McKayla Kerle and Gary Matus are juniors. There are five sophomores on the squad, Sophomores: Kline, Kriebel, Devon Lauer, Tanner Miller and Emily Troese. Freshmen Ben Aaron, James Keenen, Kameron Kerle and Lucas Mitrosky round out the squad.

(Have a great season, Bobcat Golfers!!!!)

Clarion Area Golf 2021 Schedule

Thursday, August 19th – Mega-match – Cross Creek

Thursday, August 24th – Mega-match – Aubrey’s

Tuesday, August 24th – Mega-match – Foxburg

Thursday, September 2nd – Mega-match – Clarion Oaks

Thursday, September 9th – Mega-match – Hunter’s Station

Monday, September 13th – Mega-match – Foxburg

Wednesday, September 15th – Mega-match – Hi Level

Monday, September 20th – Mega-match – Wanango

Wednesday, September 22nd – Tri-Match – Pinecrest

Thursday, September 23rd – Mega-match – Clarion Oaks

Monday, September 27th – Boys Districts (First Round)

Saturday, October 2nd – Boys Districts (Second Round)

Monday, October 4th – Girls Districts

Clarion Area Golf 2021 Co-Ed Roster

Senior: Ryan Alston

Juniors: Mckayla Kerle, Gary Matus

Sophomores: Avery Kline, Owen Kriebel, Devon Lauer, Tanner Miller, Emily Troese

Freshmen: Ben Aaron, James Keenen, Kameron Kerle, Lucas Mitrosky