C-NS, Liverpool bowlers qualify for state tournament at Section III Shootout

first_img Tags: bowlingC-NSliverpool So Dottolo and Donaldson join the Section III All-Stars that include the four best individuals in each league – Oswego’s Eric Carson (SCAC), Homer’s Nick Henshaw (OHSL), Whitesboro’s Trent Beattie (Tri-Valley) and Waterville’s Shane Hecker (Center State Conference).Liverpool’s Devin Roberson had a pair of 245 games in his 1,274 series and finished ninth, with teammate Zak Ormsby getting a 277 third game with 10 strikes and a 243 during his 1,264 set that put him in 10th place. Dottolo’s C-NS teammate, J.J. O’Connell, was 30th with a 1,101 series and 235 high game.Meanwhile, in the girls sectional Shootout, Hardy provided Liverpool with a special performance of her own.A second-game 244 followed an opening 193, and from there Hardy never dipped below 200 again, putting up games of 219, 207, 225 and 215 the rest of the tournament.Finishing at 1,303, Hardy was easily clear of third-place Amber Pidlypchak (Auburn), who had 1,186, and only trailed Fulton’s Alexis Ingersoll, who had six 200-plus games, including a 257, to finish on top at 1,350.Two other Liverpool bowlers contended, too, as Mackenzie Gill had three games between 204 and 218 on her way to fifth place and 1,176, with Makenzi Orsmby getting seventh place as she had games of 223 and 244 in her 1,169 set.The sectional All-Star team for the state meet includes Hardy and Ingersoll, along with Utica Proctor’s Kaitlynn Conte (Tri-Valley), Auburn’s Kaylee Hodson (SCAC), Sherburne-Earlville’s Olivia Fehlner (CSC) and Christian Brothers Academy’s Elaina Occhino (OHSL).Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story Though it wanted to have their entire teams get there, Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse will both have a presence at Strike-N-Spare Lanes for the New York State Public High School Athletic Association bowling championships.It was the Northstars’ Tyler Dottolo emerging victorious from last Thursday’s Section III Shootout at Rome’s King Pin Lanes, while the Warriors’ Ashley Hardy finished second in the girls tournament.They had to be that good, because of the 40 boys and 38 girls present at the Shootout, only the top two would advance to the state tournament, set for March 14.center_img Dottolo got here with consistency, shooting a 717 in the first half of the tournament thanks to games of 235, 246 and 236, the exact same total as Fulton’s Mitch Donaldson as they sat atop the standings.After a fourth-game 208, Dottolo put up a 268 in the fifth game and finished with a 217. His total pinfall of 1,410 was 15 pins ahead of Donaldson’s 1,395.Both of them had to hold off Homer’s Rich Lambrecht, who had a 685 in the first three games and then, with 246, 225 and 235, finished at 1,391, just four pins behind Donaldson and 19 pins behind Dottolo.last_img read more