14-YEAR-OLD NANCY KOHUT 267: 743 STEALS LIMELIGHT IN STAN NIEMIEC YOUTH TRAVEL PLAY; HUNTER PERRY 238: 704
West Haverstraw, NY 02-18-18 – The Stan Niemiec Youth Travel League visited Hi-Tor Lanes, the home house for the two New York teams and Hi-Tor II’s Nancy Kohut took advantage big time, firing a season best 743 set to lead her team to a sweep of T-Bowl, 2939-2648. The 14-year-old North Rockland H.S. freshman was locked in from the get-go, lighting up the leaderboard with telephone numbers of 242-267-234, lifting her average to a thirty-game 202 mark. As leadoff player, Nancy set the table for her teammates who posted strong numbers as well: Nicole Cona 618 [216-191-211], Tor Varano 212: 580 and Mercedes Morel 214. Shorthanded T-Bowl was missing three of its regular bowlers, but newcomers’ Eric Rudow and Dino Stoupakis filled in nicely, with Eric, a Wayne Hills senior, posting 189: 543 and Dino, a Passaic Tech freshman, coming through with a 222 single. Chris Rysz, the lone regular, closed with creditable scores of 197-194.
It took another huge scoring session for Holiday to come away with five of seven points against league-leading Lodi, 3035-2971. For the second straight week, Holiday broke the “2600” scratch barrier, this time splintering the pin decks with 930: 2609 with all four players rolling “600+”. Sizzling Tom Chamberlain blasted 695 [254-247-194] and southpaw Jared Duncan 685 [278-201-206]; David Neil added 626 [204-223-199] and Rachel Duncan 603 [194-221-188] as Holiday outdistanced Lodi, 1072-1002, 1034-1002, before falling 967-929 in the finale. Scattering the pins for Lodi was Hawthorne junior Hunter Perry with a stellar 704 [232-238-234] with help from Nick Greco 220-212, Krista Eskow 223 and Tyler Nappi 185. With four weeks to play, Lodi maintains a twelve point spread on Hi-Tor II and thirteen on surging defending champ Holiday.
After falling 996-940 in game one to Bowler City II, Montvale came back strong to take the other contests, but four sticks shy of the wood point, settling for a 4-3 triumph. Pounding the pin decks for Montvale were Brian Biml 657 [223-247-187], Matt Russell 644 [237-203-204], Chris Torres 192-213 and Michaella Raab 192. Spearheading BC II was Peter Bondy 612 [195-237-180] with support from Eric Weiss 216, Derek Lewandowski 207: 571 and Mia Aish 176.
Hi-Tor I produced three “600s” on its home lanes, led by a sterling outing from Vincent Avallone 686 [237-235-214] with significant high roller numbers from Dylan Bulusan 658 [231-235-192] and a triple deuce from Nicholas Varano 623 [207-202-214]; Alisha Khan added a 184 and Hi-Tor I went on to snare five of seven points in their match against Bowler City I.
Boys Average Leaders [27+ games]: Nicholas Varano 226.7, Tom Chamberlain 222.5, Dylan Bulusan 216.6, Trevor Deliantis 213.3, Joseph Mahoney 212.8.