4 advance to Women's Metro semis Peterka, Kraus, King, Pelisek gain

June 10, 1993|By From Staff Reports

Two former champions were among the four player advancing in the championship flight of the Women's Metropolitan golf tournament at Maryland Golf & Country Club in Bel Air yesterday.

One of the previous champions, medalist Cindy Peterka, made a curling 20-foot putt on the 15th green, and when opponent Cheri Cooper missed from 6 feet, it gave Peterka a 2-up margin, and she ended it with a par on the 17th. Earlier, she had two front-nine birdies in building a 3-up margin after nine holes, but Cooper rallied to within one after No. 14.

The other ex-champion, Andrea Kraus, won the first five holes against Lynne Hunter en route to a 4-and-3 win. Marty King, playing a course the first time for the third straight day, ran into more problems than in prior efforts, but eventually held off Gerry Quartner, 2 and 1. King was 3-down after six holes, 1-down at the turn, then won four holes to be 3-up after the 15th.

Sandy Persinger Pelisek had the easiest path to the semifinals, beating Joan Lins, 6 and 5. Pelisek was 4-over-par for the 13 holes, and was able to take advantage of some erratic play by her foe.

Championship: Cindy Peterka def. Cheri Cooper 3 and 1; Andrea Kraus def. Lynne Hunter 4 and 3; Marty King def. Gerry Quartner 2 and 1; Sandy Pelisek def. Joan Lins 6 and 5. First flight: Tinker Sanger def. Marie Driessen 3 and 2; Susan Schuh def. Judy Mehrling 8 and 7; Glena Wirtanen def. Leigh Farrell 6 and 5; Joanne Salerno def. Naomi Solomon 4 and 2.

Second flight: Stephanie Kell def. Rosellen Shapiro 6 and 5; Mary Jo Watson def. Connie Pifer 5 and 4. Third flight: Jung Ja Kim def. Rita Gillham 5 and 4; Sharon Pusin def. Marilyn Van Cutsem 6 and 5. Fourth flight: Jean Mulcahey def. Lee Mathews 6 and 5; Faith Riggs def. Ann Gillespie 2 and 1.

Fifth flight: Bobby Farr def. Connie Saltarelli 3 and 1; Terry Abrams def. Fredye Gross 7 and 6. Sixth flight: Joanne M. Smith def. Erica Overholser 4 and 2; Marcia Bruns def. Lil Philipp 19 holes. Seventh flight: Joy Kirk def. Maddie Levine 5 and 3; Shirley Kenney def. Alice Horst 1-up. Eighth flight: Val Bisegger def. Mia Ficarro 3 and 2; Ethel Davis def. Pat Jackson 5 and 4.

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