Berner, Hess Share Lead at WV Open

By: WVGA Media Relations
By: WVGA Media Relations

Daniels, W.Va.- Threatening weather did not strike and provided a cool, breezy start to the 81st West Virginia Open played on the Cobb Course at The Resort at Glade Springs.

2005 West Virginia Open champion Craig Berner, Hurricane, and Kenneth Hess, Parkersburg, lead the pack of 120 golfer after each fired rounds of 4-under 68.

Jonathan Bartlett, Charleston, and four-time Open champion Scott Davis, Hurricane, are one back after an opening 3-under 69.

Six players, including defending champion David Bradshaw, Harpers Ferry, sit two shots back with a 2-under 70 total. Will Evans, Charleston, is low amateur currently after a first round 2-under 70.

2014 West Virginia Amateur champion Brian Anania, Hurricane, shot an even par 72. Other notable scores include: Two-time Open champion Jonathan Clark, Hurricane, 2-under 70, Christian Brand 2-under 70, Pat Carter (a), Huntington, 2-over 74 and Sam O'Dell (a), Hurricane, 5-over 77.

For complete championship scoring and statistics go to: http://ghintpp.com/wvga/TPPOnlineScoring/ResultsStroke.aspx?id=687 and follow the official West Virginia Golf Association Twitter (@WVGA) and Facebook page for updates throughout the event.

81st West Virginia Open Championship
The Resort at Glade Springs (Cobb) - Cobb Course

Round 1 Results

Kenneth Hess, Parkersburg - 34-34--68
Craig Berner, Hurricane - 34-34--68
Scott Davis, Hurricane - 38-31--69
Jonathan Bartlett, Charleston - 33-36--69
Brad Westfall, Grafton - 37-33--70
David Bradshaw, Harpers Ferry - 35-35--70
Will Evans, Charleston - 37-33--70
Jason Martin, Wheeling - 34-36--70
Jonathan Clark, Hurricane - 34-36--70
Christian Brand, Charleston - 35-35--70
Barry Evans, Charleston - 36-35--71
Jason Robinson, Charles Town - 35-36--71
Brian Anania, Hurricane - 37-35--72
Evan Muscari, Pineville - 37-35--72
Joey Seabright, Wheeling - 37-35--72
Cole Moore, Spencer - 38-34--72
Davey Jude, Kermit - 36-36--72
Kyle Long, Beaver - 34-38--72
Tad Tomblin, Alum Creek - 37-36--73
Alan Cooke, Vienna - 39-34--73
Chris Williams, Scott Depot - 39-35--74
Nick Dent, White Sulphur Springs - 36-38--74
Ty Roush, Mason - 38-36--74
Steve Ross, Huntington - 36-38--74
Christopher McGinnis, Waynesburg - 37-37--74
Steve Fox, Huntington - 39-35--74
Pat Carter, Huntington - 37-37--74
Jess Ferrell, Fairmont - 38-37--75
Larry Kalaskey III, South Charleston - 39-36--75
Richard Moore, Spencer - 37-38--75
Joshua Arbaugh, Morgantown - 38-37--75
Josh Webb, Washington - 37-38--75
Aaron Gizzi, Morgantown - 37-38--75
Bryan Myers, Wheeling - 38-37--75
Brandon Waters, Summersville - 36-39--75
Michael Stewart, Clarksburg - 34-41--75
Swanson Smith, Charleston - 37-38--75
Philip Reale II, South Charleston - 37-39--76
Josh Holmes, Huntington - 42-34--76
Harold Payne, Hurricane - 39-37--76
Brian McPherson, Belpre - 38-38--76
Trent Roush, Mason - 38-38--76
Mitch Roush, Mason - 40-36--76
Mike Marrara, Morgantown - 39-37--76
Winston Canada, Beckley - 39-37--76
John Kingora, Morgantown - 39-37--76
Justin Caroli, Stonewood - 38-38--76
Cory Hoshor, Buffalo - 37-39--76
John Ross, Bramwell - 38-38--76
Bob Friend, Pittsburgh - 37-39--76
Jeremy Rogers, Buckhannon - 37-40--77
Mike Rogers, Buckhannon - 39-38--77
Sam O'Dell, Hurricane - 37-40--77
Will Johnson, Charleston - 38-39--77
Michael Foust, Hurricane - 39-38--77
Ken Lacy, Man - 39-38--77
Stuart Wiley, Lavalette - 41-36--77
Carl Roncaglione, Charleston - 35-43--78
Chad Baldwin, Green Bank - 39-39--78
Adam Kaminski, Shady Spring - 41-37--78
Duke Erwin, Hurricane - 39-39--78
Hunter Woods, Morgantown - 42-36--78
George Hamrick, Red House - 39-40--79
Harry Howell, Madison - 41-38--79
Cason Edwards, St Marys - 42-37--79
Aaron Persily, Charleston - 37-42--79
Josh Bower, Ravenswood - 39-40--79
Nathaniel Begley, Oak Hill - 42-37--79
Kyle Bird, Charleston - 41-38--79
Ryan Michael, Lewisburg - 39-40--79
Cam Roam, Huntington - 40-39--79
Scott Pollock, Morgantown - 40-39--79
Burt Baine, White Sulphur Springs - 41-38--79
Jamie Hamilton, Lewisburg - 37-42--79
Mike Keiffer, Scott Depot - 40-40--80
Cole Hand, Wheeling - 39-41--80
Tyler Franklin, Charleston - 39-41--80
Thomas Frazier, Huntington - 42-38--80
Isaiah Zaccheo, Beckley - 44-36--80
Hunter O'Neal, Bluefield - 38-42--80
Todd Branham, Charleston - 42-38--80
Harry Basile, Charleston - 40-40--80
Anthony Degori, Weirton - 43-37--80
Matt Moore, Elizabeth - 39-42--81
Rick Ellison, Huntington - 38-43--81
Ian Patrick, Huntington - 42-40--82
Scott Bibbee, Vienna - 44-38--82
Jeremy Vallet, Logan - 40-42--82
Bud Tate, Vienna - 40-42--82
Kris Webster, Charleston - 41-41--82
Trenton McPherson, Morgantown - 40-42--82
Chad Deem, Williamstown - 42-40--82
Todd Albaugh Jr, Camp Creek - 41-41--82
Jeff Hutchinson, Charleston - 44-39--83
Joey Rogers, Buffalo - 42-41--83
Tony Lacy, Charleston - 43-40--83
Alex Hamrick, Red House - 41-42--83
Trent McCutcheon, Washington - 39-44--83
Kyle Hill, Moundsville - 40-43--83
John Ridenour, Chester - 41-43--84
Chris Barlament, Vienna - 43-41--84
Adam Chesnut, Parkersburg - 42-42--84
Marco Oliverio, Bridgeport - 41-43--84
Sterling Chafin, Madison - 46-38--84
Doug Williams, Mineral Wells - 42-42--84
Jim Grimmett, Davin - 44-41--85
Dylan Wojcik, Wheeling - 44-41--85
Austin Davis, Vienna - 44-41--85
Pete Kurelac III, Moundsville - 44-42--86
Andrew Green, Beaver - 38-49--87
Austin Root, Williamstown - 43-45--88
Tim Osborne, Tunnelton - 46-42--88
Rick Dingess, Chapmanville - 45-43--88
Caleb Copley, Huntington - 41-48--89
James Snavley, Hurricane - 44-45--89
Joey Vincent, Mineral Wells - 45-45--90
Reuben Prillaman, Oceana - 46-45--91
Brian Myers, Charleston - 46-45--91
Chase Wheeler, Huntington - 48-44--92
Bryant Woods, Morgantown - 51-42--93


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