With the regular season completed and the Section V tournament looming in the near future, the Finger Lakes bowling leagues capped their 2018 season with their Singles/Doubles Tournament at Roseland Bowl in Hopewell. All three local high school bowling teams — Penn Yan, Dundee, and Marcus Whitman — competed in the event which featured three divisions from both the East and West Finger Lakes Leagues. The Mustang, Wildcat, and Scot bowling teams enjoyed a very productive trip to the finale Finger Lakes League event. All three teams picked up championships in their divisions.
In the Finger Lakes East girl’s competition, Penn Yan’s Kari Ayers won the Division A singles match recording a 600 series and a 214 single-game high. Ayers teamed up with Orange and Blue teammate Emily Augustine to capture the doubles match in Division A. They combined for a 1,126 aggregate score. In Division B, Penn Yan’s Emily Augustine came in first place with a 526 series (204).
Zoelle Payne captured first place in Division C. The Whitman bowler recorded a 497 series and a 181 single game to grab the title. Payne teamed with Kennedy Smith to win the Division C doubles competition. They tallied 904 total pins to gain the win.
In the girl’s Finger Lakes West tourney, Dundee’s Sam Hunt finished in second place in Division B with a 408 series. Kayla Andrews also finished in second place in Division C. She bowled a 351 series.
In the boy’s completion in the Finger Lakes East, Penn Yan’s Jon Mashewske won the Division B singles title, rolling a 639 series (247). Mashewske teamed up with Cameron Bassage to also win the Division B double competition, scoring 1,223 total pins. In Division A, Whitman’s Zach Payne came in second place with 637 series (251). Payne and Josh LaBarr scored a second place finish in the Division A doubles match. They tallied 1,177 total pins.
The Dundee Scot bowlers enjoyed success in the Finger Lakes West singles/double tournament also. In the boy’s competition, Dundee’s Jared Hartman won the Division A singles title, rolling a 653 series (256). Hartman joined forces with teammate Collin Goodman to come in second place in the Division A doubles match. They picked up 1,197 total pins. In Division B, Connor Muck scored a first-place finish for Dundee in the singles competition. He rolled a 631 series (246). Scotsman teammate Hunter Murphy finished in second place with a 574 series.