Fonda advances in state tourney qualifier

ALTAMONT – Gloversville senior Josh Fonda shot a round of 77 to finish in a third-place tie at Tuesday’s ABCD tournament at Orchard Creek Country Club.

Fonda is among the top 16 golfers and will play in the final round of the Section II state qualifier Thursday.

Shaker’s Tanner Donovan led the qualifiers with his round of 75, while Ballston Spa’s Zach Scala shot 76, and Fonda and Bethlehem’s Joe Kapcynski both shot 77.

Qualifiers for Thursday’s

Section II Championships

Tanner Donovan (Shaker) 75, Zach Scala (Ballston Spa) 76, Joe Kapcynski (Bethlehem) 77, Josh Fonda (Gloversville) 77, Alex Gibson (Glens Falls) 78, Kyle Matthews (Shenendehowa) 78, Hunter Donovan (Shaker) 78, Bobby McCarthy (Shenendehowa) 79, Christopher Thompson (Saratoga Springs) 79, Dan Shepherd (Saratoga Springs) 79, Sean Puleo (Albany Academy) 80, Michael Zhao (Niskayuna) 80, Wyatt Gorham (Hudson Falls) 80, Matt Mastrianni (Bethlehem) 81, Patrick Hayes (Albany Academy) 81, Matt Espey (Hoosic Valley) 83.