KARL KATTERMANN 279-740, STEVE PLASZKY 290 PACE YOUTH TRAVELERS
Wayne, NJ 02-22-15 – A return to T-Bowl proved fruitful this go-around for the Stan Niemiec youth travelers who pounded the pins with regularity, resulting in a 740, a pair of 699s and a 689 among the nine “600s” delivered. Boonton’s anchor Karl Kattermann lifted his average to 206, sweeping the pin deck with 740, the day’s best threesome, forged with singles of 279-213-248. Other deuces posted for Boonton were Peter Hancock 224-230, Adam Gelvan 206-204 and Sean McGuire 206. However, after an awesome 913 net, 1120 start, Boonton had to settle for three points against North Arlington which came back to win the match, firing an impressive 877 net of its own; Jordan Lopez, who also struck for a pair of 225s in his 699 set, blasted 249, Haley Hassan 229 and Jenai Bacote 222 in that game.
Fair Lawn’s Steve Plaszky, currently holding 211, the league’s third best average, followed an opening game first frame spare with eleven strikes for 290, eclipsing a 289 he had rolled earlier in the season. He added deuces of 208-201 for a 699 set, powering the squad to five of seven points against Bowler City III, 2735-2639. Leading BC III with the only other “200” on the pair was Greg Khan 240, while teammates Nick Reyes and Tiffany Sucero added 190 and 180 respectively. In other contests,T-Bowl was unable to generate much offense on its home lanes, with the only deuce a 221 from Matt Morris as the team was swept by pacesetting Bowler City I, 2866-2727. Unleashing a fierce foray on the plastic-coats, anchor Kyle Schellberg delivered 240-214-235: 689 in raising his league high average to 215 while mates’ Anthony Rizzo 230, JonMikal Sepero 222-197 and Janina Santoro 197 added to the carnage of the pin decks.
The two Holiday teams squared up with the defending champion Holiday I gang snaring five of seven points. The victors’ low game in ten of the twelve rolled was a 190, indicative of the team’s firepower: Ryan McGuire 212-215-224: 651, Nick Cilento 257-213: 622, Frank Magyar 204: 594 and David Neil 197-190. Short-handed Holiday II was led by Joe Malyack 238-213: 632 and Craig Oriente 193.
In pacing Bowler City II to a shutout of Lodi, Dean Edwards fired 226-213: 634, Matt Burzynski 203-196 and Emily Young 189. Best for Lodi was Chris Navarro’s fine effort: 231-206-210: 647. Closing out the session, Montvale scored well enough to sweep the seven points against the vacancy. Creditable numbers were produced by Chris Torres 203, Nick Fabiano 199-189 and Dan Sproviero 187.