Penn Yan, Dundee keglers compete in singles/doubles tournament

Gary Pinneo

Yates County boasts of two very successful high school bowling teams. The Penn Yan Mustangs and Dundee Scots keglers are tops in their respective leagues and feature some of the best young bowling talent in the Finger Lakes.

At Roseland Bowl in Hopewell Feb. 12, both teams competed in the season ending Finger Lakes Singles/Doubles Invitational and as usual, both teams continued to show why they are the champions.

Penn Yan

Singles

In the East boy’s Division, Penn Yan’s Bryce Johnson won the Division A, rolling a 667 series. Teammate Jacob Whitford captured second place in the division with a 666 series. In Division C, Penn Yan’s Andrew Davis (557) finished in first place, while Don McMahon rolled a 512 series to grabbed the second place honors.

For the Mustang girl’s team, Courtney Ottaviano finished in second place in the Division A with a 562 series. Stephanie Ayers also grabbed a second place finish in Division C rolling a 423 series.

Doubles

In the doubles competition, Penn Yan’s Nick Johnson and Bryce Johnson collected 1,264 total pins to win the Division A. Mustang teammates Victor Sutton and Jacob Whitford knocked down 1,206 pins to grab the second spot in the division. Steven Ottaviano and Don McMahon finished in second place in the Division B with 1,012 total pins.

For the Mustang girl’s team, Emily Snyder and Kari Ayers won the Division C with 886 total pins.

Dundee

The Dundee Scots bowling teams also fared well in the West competition.

Singles

In the singles competition, Dundee’s Ryan Goodman finished in second place in Division A with a 578 series. Collin Goodman won the Division B rolling a 408 series.

For the Scots girls, Amber Greene brought home a second place finish in Division C scoring a 381 series.

Doubles

In the doubles events, Ryan Goodman and Collin Goodman won the Division C, combining for 986 total pins. For the Dundee girls, Tiffany Simmons and Laura Miller won the Division B with 770 total pins. Amber Greene and Ayla Lane finished in second place in the Division C with 756 pins.