St. John Paul II Golfers Break the Ice, CC Academy Drops Two

MASHPEE — The St. John Paul II Lions golf team broke into the win column Tuesday afternoon at New Seabury with a key league victory over Cape Cod Academy, while the Seahawks dropped a pair in a tri-match with Sacred Heart (Kingston).

St. John Paul II's Patrick Connolly notched a key win for the Lions in Tuesday's team victory over Cape Cod Academy. Sean Walsh/ Sports

St. John Paul II’s Patrick Connolly notched a key win for the Lions in Tuesday’s team victory over Cape Cod Academy.
Sean Walsh/ Sports

Sacred Heart’s Colin Gillis was the medalist with a four-over-par 39 in his team’s win over Cape Cod Academy and Cape Cod Academy’s Ryan Longstaff was the medalist with a seven-over-par 42 in St. John Paul II’s win over the Seahawks.

The Lions (1-1) defeated the Seahawks (0-2), 35.5 to 18.5, while the ‘Hawks also fell to Sacred Heart to the tune of a 39.5 to 14.5 defeat. The teams played on New Seabury’s Dunes Course.

The win puts St. John Paul II at an even 1-1 in the Cape & Islands League while Cape Cod Academy starts off the season at 0-2 in both overall play and in league play.


First Flight: Colin Gillis (SH) def. Ryan Longstaff, 5½ -3½, Colby
Flanders (SH) def. Nick Magoon, 7-2.

Second Flight: Ben Giglio (SH def. Chris Magoon, 6-3, Peter Carchidi
(SH) def. Jack Benway, 5-4

Third Flight: Sean Flaherty (SH) def. Ashton Argento, 8-1, Quinn
Sullivan (SH) def. Brian Zeng, 8½ – ½.

Medalist: Gillis (SH), 39.


First Flight: Ryan Longstaff (CCA) def. John Walden, 6½ -2½, Kristina
Thimme (SJP II) def. Nick Magoon, 5½ – 3½ .

Second Flight: Patrick Armstrong (SJP II) def. Chris Magoon, 6-3,
Patrick Connolly (SJP II) def. Jack Benway, 6½-2½

Third Flight: Jack Greer (SJP II) def. Ashton Argento, 6½-2½, Aidan
Hatton (SJP II) def. Brian Zeng, 8½ – ½.

Medalist: Longstaff (CCA), 42.

— Story and photos by Sean Walsh, sports editor for His email is [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter @coachwalshccbm

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