Sep 9, 2014 6:35 PM
Harvey, Nurski advance in US Mid-Amateur
The Associated Press
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Co-medalists Scott Harvey and Brad Nurski each won two matches Tuesday at Saucon Valley to reach the U.S. Mid-Amateur quarterfinals.
The 36-year-old Harvey, a real estate property manager from Greensboro, North Carolina, beat Scott McNeil of Philadelphia 1 up in the second round and topped Kevin Wolf of Lodi, California, 4 and 2 in the third.
The 35-year-old Nurski, a railroad conductor and switchman from St. Joseph, Missouri, beat Michael Castleforte of Chicago 2 and 1 in the morning and edged Don Bell of Port Orange, Florida, 4 and 3 in the afternoon.
In the upper-bracket quarterfinals, Harvey will play Denver Haddix of Lexington, Kentucky, and Kevin Marsh of Henderson, Nevada, will face Patrick Christovich of New Orleans.
In the lower bracket, Nurski will play Todd White of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and Tom Werkmeister of Kentwood, Michigan, will face Michael Harrington of Colorado Springs, Colorado.