Time is nearing for Blue Devil duffers to tee up

March 22, 2013

By MICHAEL LETENDRE
STAFF WRITER
The Plainville golf team will be hitting the tee soon, that’s if all the recent snow finally goes away.
Hopefully, Tunxis Plantation is ready for the grind as the Blue Devils will be looking to improve upon its 9-7 record and 9-4 finish in CCC South action – good for third place – during last year’s competitive season.
Plainville had two all conference players last year in the form of Richard Hansen and Andrew Chapman.
Champan graduated as did fellow seniors Steve Boland, Mike Gervais and Tyler Goodall.
But Hanson will be one of the keys to the 2013 squad along with Chris Utley.
Against Middletown last year, Hanson shot a three-over par to help defeated the Blue Dragons while also hitting tallying a similar score in a huge 178-179 victory over Bristol Eastern.
Utley shot a 38 against Torrington and Bulkeley and those two players will be key in a good season.
Here’s a quick look at the upcoming season:

DATE  OPPONENT VENUE  TIME
Tuesday, April 9 vs. Maloney Tunxis Plantation 3
Wednesday, April 10 vs Torrington Tunxis Plantation 2:30
Thursday, April 11 at Berlin  at Timberlin GC 3
Tuesday, April 16 at Middletown at Lyman Orchards 3
Thursday, April 18 vs. Platt  Tunxis Plantation 3
Tuesday, April 23 at Bristol Eastern at Chippanee GC 3
Thursday, April 25 at Bristol Central at Pequabuck GC 3
Monday, April 29 vs. New Britain Tunxis Plantation 3
Tuesday, April 30 at Bulkeley/Htfd Public at Goodwin Park 3
Thursday, May 2 at Maloney  at Hunter Golf Course 3
Tuesday, May 7 vs. Berlin  Tunxis Plantation 3
Thursday, May 9 vs. Middletown Tunxis Plantation 3
Tuesday, May 14 at Platt  Hunters Golf Course 3
Thursday, May 16 vs. Bristol Eastern Tunxis Plantation 3
Tuesday, May 21 vs. Bristol Central Tunxis Plantation 3
Wednesday, May 22 vs. Bulkeley/Htfd Pub. Tunxis Plantation 3
Thursday, May 23 CHAPPA Invitational Away  TBD

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