OESJ bowlers defeat BKW, 4-0

GUILDERLAND — Steven Johnson finished with a 171-491 to lead Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville to a 4-0 victory over Berne-Knox-Westerlo in a Western Athletic Conference boys bowling match at Town N Country Lanes on Jan. 29.

Jaden Etherton posted a 183-489 for the Wolves, Chris Hurteau rolled a 170-468 and Ashton Spicci added a 151-428.

Jacob Morseman led Berne-Knox-Westerlo with a 177-498, while Ryan Feliciano added a 142-402.

OESJ finished with a 2,242-1,956 advantage in total pins.

In the girls match, Berne-Knox-Westerlo swept OESJ, 4-0.

Marissa Schanz had a 175-436 to lead the Bulldogs, while Jodie Howland finished with a 137-405. Katie Morseman rolled a 157-384 for Berne-Knox-Westerlo, Graycie Swain recorded a 151-360 and Mackenzie Lawrence added a 123-346.

Mikaila Robarge finished with a 139-397 to lead Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville, while Mallory Miles notched a 141-368. Isabel Handy added a 115-333 for the Lady Wolves.

BKW finished with a 1,949-1,675 advantage in total pins.

On Jan. 17, the OESJ boys dropped a 4-0 decision to Bishop Gibbons at Sportsmans Bowl in Schenectady.

Evan Sawitzki posted a 244-634 to lead the Golden Knights, Alex Belcher posted a 233-630 and Thomas Verbicky had a 198-540. James Simonds added a 180-524 for Bishop Gibbons, which finished with a 2,836-2,315 advantage in total pins.

Etherton led OESJ with a 209-543, while Johnson had a 206-507. Hurteau added a 150-421 for the Wolves.

Royal Mountain to host snow drags

CAROGA LAKE — The third season of snowmobile drag racing is scheduled to conclude March 21 at Royal Mountain Ski Area.

The third and final event of the season will take place March 21.

Registration for riders will take place from 4 to 6 p.m., with racing to follow at 7 p.m.

There are classes for all abilities from trail sleds to pro mods with cash awards for the pro and trophies for the amateur and youth competitors.

The race does not effect the ski day at Royal in anyway.

For more information, visit www.royalmountain.com or the Royal Mountain Ski Area Facebook page.

By Paul Wager

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