Frewsburg’s Snow, Williams Bound For States
CHEEKTOWAGA — Frewsburg turned in a remarkable performance Thursday at the Section VI Boys Bowling Championships at Airport Lanes.
The Bears claimed the Class D team title while Joshua Snow and Malik Williams punched their tickets to the state tournament.
As a team, the Bears compiled a total linescore of 860-941-898-887-854-921-5,361 which was 314 pins better than second-place Salamanca. The Warriors rolled a 925-812-806-846-825-833-5,047.
Frewsburg was paced by Snow’s total pinfall of 1,180, which was second overall at the championships, behind Niagara-Wheatfield’s Nate Maloney (1,263). Williams was sixth overall with a pinfall of 1,145. Also for the Bears, Devon Warner cracked a 902, Caleb Terhune devliered an 826 and Alex Kyler had a 740.
Salamanca was led by a total pinfall of 1,067 from Xander Edstrom while Brandon Milanowski came away with a 1,056, Parker Butler had a 1,026, Mike Collins rolled a 930 and Zach Simsick had a 655.
Forestville came in third in Class D with a linescore of 870-891-762-706-738-785-4,752. Phillip Narraway delivered a 1,128 pinfall for the Hornets. Also, Austin Pierce had a 1,014, Dakota Fisher had a 915, Macadam Gadewoltz cracked a 750 and Marshall Hollowell had a 694.
Fourth place in Class D belonged to Falconer with a final linescore of 816-711-815-793-795-687-4,617. Matt Gullotti had a 979 to lead the Golden Falcons, Josh Fisher had a 954, Sam Ruttenbur had a 937, Matt Bowman came away with a 797 and Jon Zdunski had a 714.
Thanks to its linescore of 736-726-747-690-685-770-4,354, Brocton placed fifth in Class D. Jordan Krystofiak had a pinfall of 1,023, Devin Bush came away with a 934, Joshua Powell had a 720, Hope Powell had a 641 and Brooke Jesionowski had a 558.
Fredonia claimed its first Class C boys title in school history after it rolled a collective 746-1,007-878-772-851-936-5,190. Ricky Burgstrom was ninth overall in the individual standings for the Hillbillies with his total pinfall of 1,132. Josh Ellman struck a 1,047, Trace Mackenzie cracked a 1,038, Travis Langworthy rolled a 1,008 and Bryson Pacos rolled a 797.
Also in Class C, Gowanda was fourth with a 774-782-795-848-806-824-4,829 and was paced by a 1,019 from Andrew Kruszka, a 1,011 from Kurt Stitzel, a 985 from Dan Goodemote, an 807 from Brendan Weinaug and a 561 from Aaron Barlow.
Jamestown was the only local team to compete in Class A and ended up seventh with a 914-861-787-824-889-803-5,078 linescore. William Ploetz walked away with a 1,084 for the Red Raiders followed by a 1,077 from Kyle Christensen, a 1,003 from Austin Aldrich, a 1,000 from Brandon Michael and a 744 from Riley Piazza.
In Class B, Dunkirk was 10th after it rolled a 739-727-731-727-895-735-4,554. Jared Glowniak turned in a 967 for the Marauders, Tristan Skelly had a 936, John Loveland had a 923, Johnathon Collins had a 910 and Trevor Skelly cracked a 687.
Although its full team did not compete, Silver Creek’s Daniel Paterson spilled a 972 and teammate Cory Paterson came away with a 911.
West Seneca West was the overall team champion with its linescore of 960-1,014-914-816-934-896-5,534 and will send its team of seven bowlers to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships at Gates Bowl in Rochester on March 4-5. The top six individuals not from West Seneca West, which include Frewsburg’s Snow and Williams, will compete as well.