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Rob Gick goes 24 holes to reach LI PGA semis

      It wasn't quite a round-and-a-half, but it was getting there. Before the sky opened and rain postponed the semifinals of the Long Island PGA Championship to Thursday morning, Rob Gick of Sands Point Golf Club and Scott Wise of Rockaway Hunting Club went 24 holes in their quarterfinal match at the Mill River Club .

        Gick won, and earned the right to face host pro Mark Mielke in one semifinal. Rick Hartmann and Matt Dobyns will play in the other one. The championship match will be Thursday afternoon.

         Here are the official results from Wednesday's play:

       

Rick Hartmann, Atlantic GC, def. Matthew Sita, Nassau CC, 2 and 1

Matt Dobyns, Deepdale GC, def. Mike Meehan, Pine Hollow CC, 2 up

Mark Mielke, Mill River, def. Sean Farren, The Creek, concession

Rob Gick, Sands Point GC, def. Scott Wise, Rockaway Hunting Club, 24 holes