STAN NIEMIEC YOUTH TRAVELERS BOMBARD BOONTON MAPLES WITH 41 200s
Boonton, NJ 10-19-14 – Ignited by Montville senior Karl Kattermann’s 679 grenade, the Stan Niemiec Youth Travelers produced an awesome display of firepower, pulverizing Boonton’s pin decks with twelve “600+” sets and forty-one “200+” singles. In his Boonton quartet’s narrow 2832-2828 triumph over Holiday II, anchor Kattermann smoked the plastic-coats with games of 223-201-255 and teammate Peter Hancock added 203-204. In the afternoon’s tightest match, Holliday II salvaged game three, holding off the victors, 991-954 behind the combined efforts of Al Chamberlain 207, Justin Milligan 197 and Tom Chamberlain 191.
Montvale’s talented young foursome caught fire after dropping the opener to a tough North Arlington squad, putting together power numbers of 1032, 1012 to win the encounter, 2929-2862. Fourteen-year-old Matt Russell sparked his players with a triple deuce 212-218-244: 674, the session’s second best threesome; newcomer Pascack Valley freshman Henry Tipping overcame a sluggish start by pounding the pins into submission with an impressive pair of 236 scores; Emerson sophomore Nick Fabiano added a 216 and eleven-year-old “Hammer” Mahoney closed with a 191 for Montvale. North Arlington posted fine numbers as well, led by Vincent Amato 219-233: 638, Tyler Keefe 251 and Haley Hassan 214.
After falling 950-912 in game one, T-Bowl bounced back with two strong games to secure five points in its clash with defending champion Holiday I, 2844-2779. Wayne Hills sophomore Patrick Mayer’s 226: 604 and Wayne Valley freshman Melody Morris’ 192 led the victors’ scoring while Holiday I benefited from Paramus Catholic senior Lilly Sigona’s sterling 230-226: 629, Alex McGuire 202-211 and Nick Cilento 202.
Lodi swamped Bowler City III with thundering threesomes from Chris Navarro 241-237: 665 and fourteen-year-old Steven Kropliak 224-222: 624. Pacing BC III were Bergenfield junior Nick Reyes 216-212: 627, Greg Khan 206, Nathan Tombo 202-193 and Cliffside Park freshman Gianni Calzadilla 181. Bowler City I prevailed in its high-scoring battle with Fair Lawn, edging the latter 917-910 in the finale to register a sweep. Dumont sophomore Kyle Schellberg fired 208-224-213: 645, James Kane 211 and Janina Santoro 203-203 for the winners. Leading Fair Lawn were thirteen-year-old Nick Greco 222-246: 652, Steven Plaszky 225 and Matt Myers 191. Rounding out the day’s action, Bowler City II earned seven points from the vacancy behind Dean Edwards 221-217: 622 and Arielle Wallace 177.