Boys golf: PAC champion Josh Ryan of Norristown places third at states

YORK – Norristown junior Josh Ryan, the two-time defending PAC individual champion, posted his second straight round of one-under 70 to earn a share of the bronze medal at 140 in the PIAA Class 3A Golf Championships at Heritage Hills Golf Resort Tuesday.

Ryan finished tied with Carlisle junior John Peters, six shots behind gold medalist Carson Bacha of Central York. Bacha, a senior, put together back-to-back rounds of 4-under 67 en route to the title.

Other PAC finishers included Methacton junior Jeff Cooper (75-78-153, 11-over, 16th place) and Boyertown junior John Engle (79-76-155, 13-over, 18th place).

In Class 2A, Pope John Paul II sophomore Paul Brady tied for 32nd with a two-day total of 29-over 171.