SPRINGVILLE—After having their first two matches postponed due to weather, the Springville varsity boys and girls bowling teams are off rolling, starting with road matches at JFK on Dec. 13, and home
contests against Holland and Lackawanna on Dec. 18 and Dec. 21.
The girls team went 2 wins, 1 loss in the stretch, dropping a tough 4-3 decision at JFK and winning both home matches by a count of 7-0.
The girls held leads of 2-0 after game one and 3-1 after game two at JFK., before the Bears stormed back and won both points in the third game and the extra point for total pin fall for a come from behind 4-3 victory.
High scorers for the Lady Griffins were Emily Leverentz with a 237 game and a 593 three-game series and Cece Krezmien with a 511 series.
The Griffins got back on the winning track cruising to easy wins against Holland and Lackawanna. Leverentz again led all scoring in both matches, firing 194-565 against Holland and 200-554 against Lackawanna. Emily Cott and Draven Jagoda also had nice single games
of 157 and 152 respectively against Holland.
The boys team won all three matches handily, 7-0 against JFK and Holland, and 6-1 against Lackawanna.
Seniors Nick Abdo and Emmitt Collins are of to great starts this season. Collins shot 237-624 and Abdo 204-568 at JFK, Abdo had a huge 690 series against Holland on games of 225, 232 and 233 while Collins contributed 225-564. Abdo again led the charge against a good Lackawanna team with 244-664, while Collins added 215-582. Junior Matt Warner is also off to a great start, shooting 556, 574 and 247-546 in the three matches. Freshman A.J. Slippy had 202-534 at JFK and 527 against Lackawanna. Other scores from the Lackawanna win were Matt Agle 544, Gage Marvin 538 and Tom Starks 519.
The teams will be back in action right after the holiday break is over, hosting perennial powerhouse Pioneer on Jan. 2 and Eden on Jan. 3. Home matches are held at Cascade Lanes, usually start around 4 p.m. and are free to watch.