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Wheeling Park's Obecny II Makes Cut at Junior PGA Championship

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:12 AM EDT

Thadd Obecny II, a senior at Wheeling Park High School is currently tied for 19th at the 38th Junior PGA Championship at Trump National Golf Club in Washington, DC.

Obecny II shot a one under par 70 in Thursday's third round, posting five birdies and four bogeys.  He's currently at even par entering tomorrow's final round.

He has improved his score by one shot each round after opening with a 72.

Last weekend, Obecny II was in California taking part in the U.S. Junior Amateur. There, he qualified for match play and was eliminated in the round of 64.

Obecny II has already given a verbal commitment to play college golf at the University of Central Florida.

East Liverpool senior Blake Prince also competed at the Junior PGA. He missed the cut to play in the final round, finishing at nine over par.  Prince had fired a two under par 69 in round two, but was seven over par today.

Wheeling Park's Obecny II Makes Cut at Junior PGA Championship

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Coach's Corner

Head Coach: Chris Daugherty

College Attended: West Liberty
Coaching History: Assistant to Ron White, Assistant to Mark Nardone.
Family Info: Wife " Jenna;  Children " Josie, Natalie, and Danielle
Head Coach's Hobby: My family
Greatest Moment As Head Coach: 2011 playoffs

Positive Comment About Another OV Football Coach/Program: "The OVAC is full of great coaches!"

Stadium Information
Stadium Name: Wheeling Island
Type of Turf: Artificial
Stadium Seating Capacity: 10,000
School/Team Information
High School: Wheeling Park
School Address: 1976 Park View Road
School Phone: 304-243-0400

Mascot: Eagle
School Colors: Red, White, and Blue
Conference/Class: OVAC/TRAC
Greatest Moment In Team History: 1991 State Champ Game
State Division or Class: AAA
Last Conference Title: 1997
School's Biggest Rivalry: JM/Brooke
Last Year Team In Playoffs: 2012
Last Year's Football Record: 8-4

Type Of Offense: Pistol
Type Of Defense: 5-2
Best Known Alumni:
Zach Abraham
Boogie Johnson
Player Information

Key players that graduated: 6

How many returning offensive players: 8

How many returning defensive players: 6

How many returning lettermen: 20
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