October 26, 2013

Sports Shorts: October 26, 2013

E’town-Lewis wins in overtime

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown-Lewis, Crown Point Section VII Class D boys’ quarterfinal soccer game held Thursday was decided in overtime.

Austin Morris scored at 7:59 of overtime to claim the 2-1 victory for the Lions. Morris had scored early in the second half to give Elizabethtown-Lewis the lead, before Chance Potter tied the game for the Panthers to send it into overtime.

The game was incorrect in Friday’s edition of the Press-Republican.

Elizabethtown-Lewis to hold players, parents meeting

ELIZABETHTOWN — A mandatory meeting for all Elizabethtown-Lewis basketball players and their parents will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 in the auditorium. Athletes and their parents are asked to attend this informational meeting and fill out the needed paperwork prior to the start of practice on Nov. 4.

Bowman takes first place in bowling tournament

SCHENECTADY — Peru Central School junior Jonathan Bowman led wire-to-wire and defeated Nassau’s Zachary Doty, 257-252, in the finals to win the Capital District Youth Scholarship Bowling Tournament held at Towne Bowling Academy on October 19.

The title match was close throughout. Both bowlers rolled strikes in the second through fifth frames. Bowman held a four-pin lead through six. Both bowlers then responded with strikes in the seventh through ninth frames. Doty rolled two strikes in the 10th frame to force Bowman to fill 26 pins. Bowman rolled strikes on all three shots to earn his second CDYST title and a $300 scholarship.

Bowman began the qualifying with a 299 game and would continue to lead the qualifying before finishing with a 947 total. He then won all three of his semifinal matches in the stepladder finals as he compiled the second-highest seven-game series in CDYST history with a 1,635 (1,725 with bonus).

There were 43 competitors in all. Mooers’ Christopher Kokes placed 32nd in qualifying with a 692 total.

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