Locals Fickes, Orischak, Crowe highlight field for 2014 Junior Heritage

sports@islandpacket.comJanuary 10, 2014 

Clemson-bound Josh Fickes, of Beaufort, and Hilton Head Island's Andrew Orischak are among the locals in the field for the 23rd Sea Pines Junior Heritage.

The tournament, which is back after a sabbatical in 2013, will be held Feb. 1 and Feb. 2 on Sea Pines' Ocean Course and Harbour Town Golf Links.

The field has 78 players committed. The final field of 84 players will include players from fourteen states and eight countries.

Benjamin Griffin, the boys runner-up in 2012, and Clementina Rodriguez, the girls runner-up, are back.

Matt Cheng, Sawyer Shaw, Joshua Martin and Aaron Terrazas are all retuning on the boys side after finishing in the top 10 in 2012. Bryana Nguyan, Sierra Brooks and Ana Ruiz are back after finishing among the top-10 girls in 2012.

Chase Koepka, the 2012 boys champion, now plays golf at South Florida. Ashlan Ramsey, the 2012 girls champion, is a freshman at Clemson.

The S.C. Junior Golf Association Players of the Year -- Bluffton's Trace Crowe and Summerville's Reona Hirai are committed. The 2011 players of the year -- Matt Nesmith and McKenzie Talbert -- swept the titles in 2011.

What: Sea Pines Junior Heritage

When: Feb. 1-2

Where: Sea Pines Resort, Ocean Course and Harbour Town Golf Links

Committed field


Kari Bellville; Granger, Ind.

Annika Bovender; Mt. Pleasant

Shannon Brooks; Vienna, Va.

Carly Burkhardt; Greenville

Isabella DiLisio; Hatfield, Pa.

Reona Hirai; Summerville

Claire Hodges; Sorrento, Fla.

Anne Taylor Hough; Spartanburg

Victoria Huskey; Greenville

Gina Kim; Chapel Hill, N.C.

Sydney Legacy; Lexington, S.C.

Alix Lowe; Farmingdale, N.Y.

Kelli Murphy; Elgin

Rei Nakatani; Tokyo, Japan

Bryana Nguyen; Columbia, Md.

Isi Quevedo; Hilton Head

Anna Redding; Concord, N.C.

Clementina Rodriguez; Caracas, Venezuela

Ana Ruiz; Chihuahua, Mexico

Delaney Shah; North Potomac, Md.

Thamonpat Siriko; Bangkok, Thailand

Natalie Srinavasan; Spartanburg

Phyllis Tang; Hong Kong, China

Gianna Tomeo; Bradenton, Fla.

Jacqueline Twitty; Chapin

Anita Uwadia; Hilton Head

Ana Paula Valdes; Morelia, Mexico


Jake Carter; Aiken

Drake Cassidy; Hartsville

Dwight Cauthen; Columbia

Matt Cheng; Taipei, Taiwan

Trace Crowe; Bluffton

Thomas Eldridge; Raleigh, N.C.

Josh Fickes; Beaufort

Blake Fiest; Huntersville, N.C.

Benjamin Griffin; Chapel Hill, N.C.

Austin Harrill; Hickory, N.C.

Justin Hood; St. Matthews

Keenan Huskey; Greenville

Jonathon Keppler; Marietta, Ga.

Matthew Lavery; Peoria, Ill.

S.M. Lee; Georgia

Phillip Loeb; Ponte Vedra, Fla.

Matt Lowe; Farmingdale, N.Y.

Ryan Lumsden; London, England

Joshua Martin; Pinehurst N.C.

Peter Mathison; Jupiter, Fla.

Zach McLain; Gilbert

Fred Allen Meyer; Kentucky

Will Miles; Hilton Head

Mark Moosa; Charlotte, N.C.

Kyle Mueller; Watkinsville, Ga.

Bryson Nimmer; Bluffton

Andrew Orischak; Hilton Head

Shota Ozaki; Tokyo, Japan

Toks Pedro; Hilton Head

Trevor Phillips; Inman

Archer Price; North Carolina

Caleb Proveaux; Lexington

Spencer Ralston; Gainesville, Ga.

Harrison Rhoades; Raleigh, N.C.

Ross Robison; Wilmington, N.C.

Ben Schlottman; Advance, N.C.

Coleman Self; Greenwood

Sawyer Shaw; West Palm Beach, Fla.

Benjamin Shipp; Duluth, Ga.

Wes Simmons; Goldsboro, N.C.

Alex Smalley, Wake Forest, N.C.

Ryan Stachler; Alpharetta, Ga.

Aaron Terrazas; Veracruz, Mexico

Will Voetsch; New Vernon, N.J.

Eddie Wadja; Brookfield, Wisc.

Jerry Wall; Brielle, N.J.

Thomas Walsh; High Point, N.C.

Matthew Weber; Saint Charles, Ill.

Daniel Wetterich; Ohio

Tyler Young; Kennesaw, Ga.

Austin Zoller; Summerville, S.C.

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