Ruggeri earns All-American bowling honor

Schenectady County Community College’s Morgan Ruggeri, of Johnstown, holds the Kermit Helmer Award presented to the Most Valuable Bowler at the NJCAA Women’s Bowling Championships in March. (Photo submitted)

SCHENECTADY — Johnstown High School graduate Morgan Ruggeri was named to the 2016-17 NJCAA Women’s Bowling All-America Team at the Women’s Bowling Championships in March at Airport Lanes in Cheektowaga.

Ruggeri, a sophomore member of the Schenectady County Community College team, won the All-Events competition with 2,279 total pins and teamed with Jessica Shufelt to win the doubles championship with 1,148 pins.

SCCC won the team championship over Suffolk County 12,390-11,831. Iowa Central was third with 11,564, followed by Illinois’ Highland with 11,432 and Schoolcraft of Michigan with 10,768 total pins.

By Paul Wager

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