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December 20, 2013

HS SPORTS: Two double-doubles help O'Hara girls win


Tonawanda News — St. Joe’s 3, Will. North 2, OT

James Bassett scored the winner in overtime off a feed from Anthony Pontello for the Marauders (3-3-0-1), who topped one of their top rivals. St. Joe’s fell behind twice, but Brad Kaminsky and Bryce Donovan each scored on shots from the point to tie the game. Bassett added an assist on Kaminsky’s goal.


North Tonawanda 4, Niagara Falls 3

The Jacks (5-1) edged the Wolverines in points, even though Niagara Falls (3-3) outscored North Tonawanda in total pins, 3371 to 3336. Dillon Snopkowski rolled a 717 series for the Jacks, which included games of 254, 259 and 204.

Michael Blackburn and Nathan Fink led Niagara Falls with 608 and 607 series, respectively.

Niagara-Wheatfield 5, Kenmore West 2

Collin Kitcho rolled games of 234 and 223 as part of a 649 series while Brian Churpita and Nate Maloney had series of 621 and 620, respectively, for the Falcons (6-0). Ken West’s (2-4) Jason Stopka rolled a 222, 236 and 219 for a 677 series to lead his school.

Overall, the Falcons knocked down 3626 pins while Ken West knocked down 3173.

St. Joe’s 3, Timon 0

St. Joe’s outdueled Timon, knocking down 3071 pins to 2607 pins overall. Kevin Bienko rolled a 269 game and a 728 series while Connor Schepperly scored a 255 as part of a 619 series. Nick Panepinto rolled a 225 and 601series for the Marauders, while Kevin Zitzka rolled a 224 game and 579 series.

St. Joe’s improved to 17-7 on the season.

Lew-Port 5, Grand Island 2

Nick Nawrocki led the Lancers (4-2) with his 673 series that included a single game of 254. Colton McGraw had Grand Island’s leading single game with 223, while Randy Thomas had the highest series at 638.


Niagara Falls 7, North Tonawanda 0

Angela Gabriele led the Wolverines to a win over the Lady Jacks by 258 game and 646 series, while the team downed a total 3272 pins to North Tonawanda’s 2720.

Hailey Johnson rolled a 594 series for Niagara Falls. For North Tonawanda, Abbey Kieffer led with a 206 game and 533 series.

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