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Tyrone sophomore Jimmy Gillam ties for 30th at States

Waynesboro junior Kevin Reiber and Westmont-Hilltop junior Madeleine Lovette won the PIAA golf tournaments Tuesday.
Reiber fired a 2-under-par 69 in the final round to overcome a five-stroke deficit and win the boys’ championship at Heritage Hills with a two-day score of 142. In the girls’ championship at nearby Springwood Golf Course, Lovette shot a 4-over par 76 to win the event with a two-day total of 152.
Reiber, who started the day two groups behind the tournament leaders, finished two strokes ahead of defending champion Adam Cohan of Radnor and Strath Haven junior Conrad Von Borsig.
“This is pretty exciting,” said Reiber, who hit a sand wedge 80 yards for an eagle on No. 9. “I had no idea what everyone else was at.”
Pine Richland senior John Brumberg and Greensburg Central Catholic senior Dave DeNunzio finished tied for fourth with a 3-over par 145.
North Star senior Tony Berkebile hit a hole-in-one in the tournament’s final round, acing the 155-yard fifth hole.
Lovette improved on her fourth-place finish last year by making up three strokes in the final round. She started the day in fourth place behind Blackhawk senior Natalie Lueck, Allentown Central Catholic senior Amy Loughney and first-round leader Katie Trotter.
Trotter, a senior at Upper St. Clair, finished tied for second at 154 with Connellsville senior Jordan Craig. Loughney finished at 157, tied for fourth with Manheim Township freshman Sarah Bejgrowicz.
Tyrone sophomore Jimmy Gillam finished in a tie for 30th place, shooting a 78 on Tuesday to go with a 76 on the opening round on Monday for a 36-hole total of 10-over par 154.
Hollidaysburg junior Dennis DeGol tied for 53rd with a 163, while District VI champ Harvey Groff finished ninth with a 147 total, after shooting an 80 in the first round.