|IAC BOYS BOWLING: WATKINS GLEN WINS LEAGUE TITLE; TIOGA SECOND, WAVERLY FOURTH (5 PHOTOS) (2018-02-03)
TIOGA'S ROBERTSON, MERRILL, SHERMAN ALL CRACK TOP 10
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Watkins Glen rolled a school-record series, and high game to win the league title here Saturday afternoon at the IAC Championships at the Valley Bowling Center.
The Senecas banged out a three-game set of 3,118, including an 1,100 in the second game, to beat runner-up Tioga, which rolled a 3,081, by 37 pins. Union Springs was third with 2,906 pins, while Waverly was fourth with 2,728 pints, and Newark Valley was fifth with 2,706 pins.
Watkins Glen’s Wrett Brower won individual gold with a 702 series, and also rolled the high game of the championship with a 277, while his teammate Steven Bradley was second with a 668, and Newark Valley’s Alex Umiker was third with a 665.
Tioga senior Jake Robertson finished fourth with a 653 series, while senior Nate Merrill was sixth with a 645 including a 236, and junior Eric Sherman was seven with a 637.
Freshman Kolton Pond finished 17th for the Tigers with a 584 series, including a 259 game, while Jason Sherman was 22nd with a 564. Eighth-grader Dylan Slater added a 535 for Tioga, and senior Trenton Perrotta tacked on a 523.
Sophomore Derrick Canfield was Waverly’s top finisher, placing 11th with a 624 series, including a 233, while senior Nick Briggs was 24th with a 557, and 7th-grader Zach Vanderpool was 25th with a 555.
Senior Logan Bowman shot a 501 for the Wolverines, while senior Chris Johnson added a 491, freshman Matt Mauersberg had a a 457, and sophomore Kaleb Ennis tacked on a 400.
Waverly and Tioga will return to action Friday in the Section IV Class Championships at Midway Lanes in Vestal.
IN PHOTO 1: Tioga’s Jake Robertson. IN PHOTO 2: The IAC Championships Top Ten. IN PHOTO 3: The IAC Small School regular-season champion Tioga Tigers. IN PHOTO 4: The IAC Large School regular-season champion Waverly Wolverines. IN PHOTO 5: The IAC Championship team champion Watkins Glen Senecas. … PHOTOS COURTESY OF RICH POTTER.
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