Weekly Feature



2018-01-11 / Sports

Central bowlers sweep Depew, Cleveland Hill

Cheektowaga’s boys and girls bowling teams both added a pair of wins to their respective records after posting wins over Depew and Cleveland Hill in recent action.

The Lady Warriors handed Depew its first loss of the season on Jan. 3 when they topped the Lady Wildcats by a 5-2 count. Cheektowaga’s “A” team took two out of three points to lead the way, paced by Emily Crone’s 223-610 set. Emma Rome chipped in with a 193-536 set, while Paige Onisk and Caitlin Kirst rolled high games of 189 and 171, respectively.

Cheektowaga’s “B” team also took two out of three points, led by Karissa LeRoy’s 164-410 set. Sarah Hencinski added a 156 high game, Grace Taton a 142, Jamie Millace a 119 and Alyssa Chorazak a 107.

Cheektowaga’s boys team, meanwhile, secured a 6-1 win over the Wildcats. The “A” team took two of the three possible points, led by Dominik Pulkownik’s 247-632 set. Derek Mergenhagen chipped in with a 214 high game, Zac Holdren added a 189, Colin Sheridan a 187, Collin Cooper a 186, Jayson Hanson a 147 and Ryan Racinowski a 144.

The Warriors’ “B” team swept all three points, led by seventh-grader Jeoff Gioia’s 201-572 set. Nate Pocobello added a 199 high game, Joe Pham a 196, and both Steve Fuzer and Evan Lenhard rolled a 181 to help secure the victory.

The Lady Warriors rode the momentum of their win over Depew to shut out crosstown rival Cleveland Hill Monday and win by 500 total pins. Roma led the “A” team with her 200-584 set, while Onisk added a 199-199-557 set. Crone chipped in with a 197 high game and Kirst added a 151.

The “B” team, meanwhile, was led by Hencinski’s 165-460 set. Taton added a 144 high game, LeRoy chipped in with a 136, Chorazak a 126, Millace a 117, A’Moniee Morrison a 108 and Ehete Mehret a 107 for the girls.

At the same time, the boys squad pulled within a win of .500 for the season with its 5-2 conquest of Cleveland Hill. Pulkownik led the “A” team with his 245-655 set, while Sheridan added a 231-611 set. Cooper chipped in with a 201 high game, Mergenhagen a 196, Holdren a 172 and Racinowski a 143.

The boys “B” team was led by Gioia’s 201 high game. Lenhard added a 190, Fuzer a 176, Hanson a 170 and Pocobello a 165.

Cheektowaga resumes play this afternoon against crosstown rival Maryvale and then hosts Alden Tuesday before traveling to Tonawanda on Wednesday.

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