Category: Bowling

State bowling championships: Lansingburgh wins Division 2 boys team title; Cohoes girls place third

SYRACUSE – Lansingburgh turned in a dominating performance to win the Division 2 (small school) boys team title at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Bowling Championships Sunday, March 10.

The Knights knocked down 3,100 pins during the morning session and added an afternoon score of 3,113 to finish the tournament with a score of 6,213 – more than 300 pins ahead of runner-up Tonawanda (Section 6).

Codi Genthner and Michael Connally led Lansingburgh with strong all-around performances. Genthner recorded the best six-game series score of the day by rolling a score of 1,391, while Connally posted the third-best series with a 1,304. Connally had the high game for the Knights with a 259, while Genthner rolled a 258 during his series. Grant Laustrup added a 1,256 series and a high game of 245 for Lansingburgh.

Cohoes finished third in the Division 2 girls team standings with a score of 5,280. Dunkirk (Section 6) won the state title with a score of 5,671, 140 pins ahead of runner-up Newark (Section 5).

Kiersten Tague led the Lady Tigers with a six-game series of 1,170, which placed her sixth among all bowlers for the day. Abby Houser was 10th with a 1,124 series, which included a high game of 217. Continue reading “State bowling championships: Lansingburgh wins Division 2 boys team title; Cohoes girls place third”

State bowling championships: Amber Lupi, Cian DiMezza lead Section 2

SYRACUSE – Mohonasen’s Amber Lupi had one of the top 10 series, and Canajoharie’s Cian DiMezza posted one of the top three games at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Bowling Championships March 8 and 9 in Syracuse.

Lupi posted a six-game series of 1,217 to lead Mohonasen to a fifth-place finish in the girls Division 1 tournament. Lupi started strong with an opening game score of 246 and concluded the morning session by rolling a 245. She struggled to start the afternoon session, but she rolled a 222 in the final game to finish with one of the top series in her division.

Mackenzie Simmons rolled a 1,121 series, and Elizabeth DeLorenzo added a 1,112 series for Mohonasen, which finished with a total pinfall of 5,349. Section 1’s North Rockland won the state title with a score of 6,057, more than 160 pins ahead of runner-up East Islip (Section 11).

DiMezza posted the third-highest game in the boys section composite competition with a 258 in his final game of the competition. Section 2 placed seventh in the team standings with 5,975 pins, with Shaker’s Frank Aiello leading the way with a 1,227 series. Continue reading “State bowling championships: Amber Lupi, Cian DiMezza lead Section 2”

Section 2 bowling: Columbia claims Class A title and berth to state tournament

SCHENECTADY – Columbia punched its ticket to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Bowling Championships with a dominating performance at the Section 2 Class A Tournament Thursday, Feb. 14, at Boulevard Bowl.

The Blue Devils pulled away from the rest of the field to win the team title with a pin fall of 6,207. Colonie was second with a score of 5,900, and Niskayuna finished third with a score of 5,730.

Columbia now joins Class B champion Lansingburgh as Section 2’s representatives at states. Columbia will compete in the large school division, while Lansingburgh competes in the small school division.

Jason Hahn led Columbia with a six-game series of 1,313 – the top score for any Class A bowler. Hahn also had the high triple of the day with a 691 in the morning session. Kyle Fortin contributed a six-game series of 1,250, and Zack Borgholtz followed with a 1,248 pin fall for the day. Continue reading “Section 2 bowling: Columbia claims Class A title and berth to state tournament”

Section 2 bowling: Spa Catholic captures Class C/D title; Lansingburgh holds on to state tournament berth

Saratoga Central Catholic claimed the team title at the Section 2 Class C/D boys bowling championships Monday, Feb. 11, at Schenectady’s Boulevard Bowl.

The Saints finished with a total pin fall of 5,629 to earn the team title over runner-up Canajoharie, but it was not enough to knock Class B champion Lansingburgh from its state tournament berth. The Knights will represent Section 2 in the small school division at the state tournament in Syracuse after posting a score of 5,912 on Friday.

Timmy Barrett led Spa Catholic with a six-game series of 1,175, while Zach Miles contributed a score of 1,143 on the day. Barrett’s performance included a high game of 279 during the afternoon session. Micaela Barboldt had the high three-game series for the Saints with a 610 during the morning session. Continue reading “Section 2 bowling: Spa Catholic captures Class C/D title; Lansingburgh holds on to state tournament berth”

Section 2 bowling championships: Lansingburgh takes Class B boys crown

SCHENECTADY – Lansingburgh bested the field by more than 200 pins to take the team title at the Section 2 Class B boys bowling championships Friday, Feb. 8, at Boulevard Bowl.

The Knights had three bowlers record six-game series of more than 1,200 pins to win their 11th Sectional title with a total pin fall of 5,912. Mechanicville was second with a score of 5,634, and Schuylerville placed third with a score of 5,487.

Codi Genthner led Lansingburgh with a six-game total of 1,254, which included a high single game of 246. Mike Connally was second on the Knights with a total of 1,228 pins, which included a three-game set of 654, and Grant Laustrup added a six-game series of 1,203 that included a high single game of 254. Continue reading “Section 2 bowling championships: Lansingburgh takes Class B boys crown”

Mohonasen, Cohoes earn berths to the state girls bowling championships

By ROB JONAS

SCHENECTADY – Once Mohonasen got rolling, no one could stand in its way.

The Mighty Warriors opened the afternoon session with their two best games of the day – a 983 and a 995 – to build a huge lead and cruised to the Class A title at the Section 2 girls bowling championships Thursday, Feb. 7, at Boulevard Bowl.

It’s the second consecutive trip to states for Mohonasen, which placed fourth in the large school division last year.

“It’s a crazy feeling to go back with teammates that I’ve bowled with for a long time,” said sophomore Kenzie Simmons, who led the Mighty Warriors with a 1,266 series. Continue reading “Mohonasen, Cohoes earn berths to the state girls bowling championships”

Foothills Council bowling: Gloversville shuts out Johnstown

The Gloversville bowling team posted its second shutout of the week by defeating Foothills Council neighbor Johnstown 4-0 Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Arterial Lanes.

Riley Griffiths rolled a high series of 627, and Lane Daley contributed a 620 series for the Huskies, who had a total pin fall of 3,369. Daley had the high game for Gloversville with a 253.

Noah Barner was the top bowler for Johnstown with a 615 series and a 216 high game.

Gloversville defeated Queensbury 4-0 Monday, Jan. 14, at King Pin. Adam Loveless led the Huskies with a 584 series, which included a high game of 221. Tony Feolele rolled a 548 series for Queensbury.

Foothills Council bowling: Gloversville sweeps all four points from South Glens Falls

Four Gloversville bowlers recorded series of 600 pins or more as the Huskies swept South Glens Falls 4-0 Thursday, Jan. 10, in a Foothills Council match at Arterial Lanes.

Adam Loveless led the way with a 712 series and a 266 high game for Gloversville, which held a 3,704-3,316 overall pin fall advantage over South Glens Falls. Loveless also recorded a game of 234 for the Huskies. Continue reading “Foothills Council bowling: Gloversville sweeps all four points from South Glens Falls”

Foothills Council bowling: Gloversville rolls past Glens Falls

Gloversville took the first two games on its way to a 3-1 victory over Glens Falls in a Foothills Council bowling match Monday, Jan. 7, at Saratoga Bowl.

The Huskies won the first game 1,050-988 and took the second game 1,160-977 to secure the extra point for the match. Glens Falls won the third game 1,003-980. Continue reading “Foothills Council bowling: Gloversville rolls past Glens Falls”

Foothills Council bowling: Gloversville earns road win against Schuylerville

A strong first game and a 1-pin victory in the third game helped Gloversville defeat Schuylerville 3-1 Thursday, Jan. 3, in a Foothills Council bowling match at Saratoga Bowl.

Gloversville won the first game 1,234-1,033 before dropping the second game to Schuylerville by 26 pins – 1,136-1,110. The third game came down to the wire, as Gloversville edged Schuylerville 979-978.

Gloversville’s Derek Taylor led all bowlers with a 611 series, and he rolled the high game of the match with a 230. Adrian Dorman added a 550 series for the Huskies.

Colton Weatherwax led Schuylerville with a 589 series, including a high game of 225. Logan Steele contributed a 556 series for the Black Horses. Continue reading “Foothills Council bowling: Gloversville earns road win against Schuylerville”