Spartans Bowl Well in SCCC Tourneys Over Weekend

Cayuga men's Spartans bowling team raised their season record to 39-9 after a 3rd place finish at the Boulevard Bowl Invitational in Schenectady. The Spartan men averaged 218 for 48 games of doubles and singles. They were led by sophomore co-captain Alex DiGenaro with a (720-670)-1390 also freshman Bernie Cecchini blasted the pins with (634-738)1372. Cecchini's 738 earned him a 3rd place finish in singles. DiGenaro along with Ryan Zbikowski paired with his (664-651)1315 to come in 4th in doubles. Other top scores were Sodus standout Kyle Wren with 1315 and fellow Sodus resident Nate Tuper shot a 278-268-167-713 in the doubles segment.

The Cayuga women also managed a 3rd place finish led by East Syracuse-Minoa standout Beth Piston with a 290-705 along with a 560 finish to give her a 3rd place finish in the all events.  Piston and her doubles partner Kylie Clifford 276-644-620 took 2nd in the doubles coming up short only by 2 pins. Clifford's 620 in the singles was good enough to be high for the Spartans and also take 4th in all events. Team captain Mary Townley fired a super 659 in doubles along with Deanna Connolly for a 6th place finish. Kelly Newton had her highest performance of the season with a 520-591 6-game block.

The next day both teams participated in the Schenectady CCC invitational and both teams finished in 4th place. Beth Piston kept up her hot shooting from Saturday firing a 632 series. Teaming up with Deanna Connolly who shot 562 for a 2nd place finish by 1 pin out of 1st in the doubles. Also topping the doubles mark were Mary Townley 544 and Deanna Connolly 513 in singles.

The men were led by Baldwinsville standout Ryan Zbikowski 257-628. Also bowling well on the very low scoring oil pattern was Co-captain Alex Digenaro 255-626. The 2 teams will be moving on to Regional and National Championships over the next 4 weeks held in Utica, Buffalo and Allentown, PA.