Fort Plain places fifth at sectionals

SCHENECTADY — Fort Plain finished fourth Tuesday at the Section II Class C-D Bowling Tournament at Boulevard Bowl.

The Hilltoppers, who won the Western Athletic Conference regular-season title, finished with a total of 5,676 pins.

Fort Edward won the team title with a total of 6,085 pins, while Hoosick Falls was second with a total of 5,889. Stillwater (5,873) was third and Middleburgh (5,513) was fifth.

Canajoharie finished 10th with a total of 4,951 and Mayfield was 13th with a total of 4,902.

The Cougars had a total of 2,524 in the morning session and a 2,427 in the afternoon session.

Dillon Perkins had a 1,290 total for six games to lead Fort Edward, while Brenton DeLisle posted a 1,211. Edward Amell had a six-game total of 1,192 for the Flying Forts and Austin Jones posted an 1,172.

Schalmont will represent Section II in the small-school division at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Bowling Championships next month at Strike N Spare Lanes in Syracuse. The Sabres finished with a total of 6,204 pins to win the Class B title on Monday.

The large-school representative will be decided Thursday with the Class A tournament.

The girls sectional tournament take place today at Boulevard Bowl.

Middleburgh’s Tyler Mann finished with the high six-game total of 1,339 pins. Mann also had the high single with a 268.

Fort Plain’s Anthony Paradiso the second-highest single with a 257.

Stillwater’s Connor Julian had the high three-game series with a total of 713.

Derek Mereness led Canajoharie with a six-game total of 1,229. Mereness had a 221-643 in the morning session and a 225-586 in the afternoon session. Riley Montayne rolled a 180-509 in the morning and a 188-516 in the afternoon to finish with a six-game total of 1,025 for the Cougars, while Barry Yerdon had a 167-435 in the morning and a 229-554 in the afternoon to record a total of 959. Tanner Ackernecht added a 181-493 in the morning session for Canajoharie.

Johnstown’s Mick Winton remains among the top six individuals to hold a spot on the Section II composite team.

Winton led the Sir Bills with a six-game total of 1,323 to place fourth at Monday’s Class B tourney. Winton had a 702 in the morning session to post the second-highest triple of the day. Winton’s total is fourth after the first two days of the sectional tournament.

The top six bowlers advance to the state tournament as part of the Section II composite team. The results will be finalized after Thursday’s Section II Class A tourney.

Section II Class C-D Tournament

at Boulevard Bowl

Team Scores

Fort Edward 6,085, Hoosick Falls 5,889, Stillwater 5,873, Fort Plain 5,676, Middleburgh 5,513, Maple Hill 5,505, Hadley Luzerne 5,237, Lake George 5,012, Granville 4,979, Canajoharie 4,951, Schoharie 4,926, Chatham 4,908, Mayfield 4,902, Whitehall 4,890, Duanesburg 4,796, Voorheesville 4,440, Berne-Knox-Westerlo 4,358, North Warren 4,344, Berlin-New Lebanon 4,241, Rensselaer 4,120, Waterford-Halfmoon 3,760, Hoosic Valley 3,722.

High Triples

Connor Julian (Stillwater) 713, Mike Martin (Granville) 706, Andrew Fish (Fort Edward) 675, Jake Gosselin (Whitehall) 675.

High Singles

Tyler Mann (Middleburgh) 268, Anthony Paradiso (Fort Plain) 257, Tyler Drexel (Duanesburg) 257, Dillon Perkins (Fort Edward) 256, Kody Brundage (Stillwater) 256.

Composite team (through Tuesday)

Jacob LaFountain (Mechanicville) 1,356, Tyler Mann (Middleburgh) 1,339, Max Surprenant (Cohoes) 1,326, Mick Winton (Johnstown) 1,323, Logan Bennett (Hudson Falls) 1,314, Ryan Williams (Mechanicville) 1,312.

By Paul Wager

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