JHS Boys Land First-Place Tie In Division 1 Bowling

By virtue of a 3-1 bowling win over Gowanda, the Jamestown boys ended up with a first place Division 1 tie with Gowanda (both are 27-13) in the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus League on Wednesday at Jamestown Bowling Company.

Brandon Propheter spun a 235-199-592, Chris Edens a 221-186-576, Eddie Merwick a 201-203-529 and Chad Warner a 199-510 as Jamestown had a linescore of 907-885-857-2,649.

Gowanda, meantime, shot games of 861-837-937-2,635 and was led by Trent Martin with a 212-579, Justin Grimm with a 189-206-545 and Brent Bogardus with a 200.

Morgan Melquist led the Jamestown girls to second place (29-11) and dropped Gowanda (27-13) to third place by knocking down a 215-204-568 in another 3-1 decision.

Sapphire Dean rolled a 214-523 and Andrea Vazquez a 462 to assist Melquist for the Lady Red Raiders, which delivered 737-709-858-2,309.

Brittnee Stelley uncorked a 180-192-522 and Malyssa Farley a 172-490 as Gowanda spilled 712-759-773-2,244.


Gabe Bursch made his last bowling series as a senior his finest effort at Jamestown Bowling Company.

Bursch went over the 600 plateau for the first time with a 605 on singles of 192-221-192-605 as Southwestern (21-15) downed Dunkirk (19-17), 4-0, in Division 1.

Taylor West drilled the highest score by unleashing a 677 on games of 208-236-233 when Southwestern dropped 900-1,004-953-2,857.

Nik Sutter delivered a 191-191-531, Brett Worland a 174-173-177-524 and Blake Schrope a 177-183-510 for the Trojans.

Dunkirk was led by Brandon Haase with a 192-198-544, Peter Kubera with a 176-189-520, Brady Manzella with a 174-180-519 and Alex Kubera with a 163-216-515.

In girls action, Dunkirk (23-17) recorded a 4-0 verdict over Southwestern (10-30) with a pinfall of 755-723-789-2,267. Southwestern, meanwhile, put together games of 538-659-593.

Hannah Schnur scattered a 190-172-176-538, Caitlyn Chase a 163-192-511 and Danielle Dean a 151-150-443 in the win.

Alexis Berry connected for 170-483 and Shelby Kalfas a 140-144-419 for Southwestern.


Fredonia swept Falconer in Division 1 by a 3-1 count in boys action and a 4-0 margin in girls competition at JBC.

Nate Wojkowiak shot a 178-213-539 as the Fredonia boys (15-25) scattered a 683-849-848-2,380 to defeat Falconer (3-33), 4-0.

Nate Manning rolled a 211 and Travis Langworthy a 203 for high singles for the winners.

Sam Ruttenbur fired a 171-237-558, Trystin Lee a 179 and Tyler Himes a 178 when Falconer put together games of 738-765-772-2,2 75.

Genna Riddle hit a 174-170-467 and Marionna Wiltsie a 166-445 as the Fredonia girls prevailed over Falconer with a pinfall of 732-779-743-2,254.

Morgan Dispense hit a 177, Haley Zebraski a 160, Maitland Langworthy a 156 and Cassie Gilvin a 154 for Fredonia.

Jessica Zdunski had a 155 and Jessica Fiebelkorn a 139 for Falconer, which had games of 543-565-561-1,669.


Emily Dillenburg upended 221-202-593 and Sarah Pleva a 189-175-466 as the Division 2-leading Forestville girls (37-3) defeated Randolph, 3-1, with a pinfall of 644-667-488-1,799.

Randolph (25-15) had games of 577-581-600-1,758 and was led by Courtney Eberle with a 178-483 and Tyler Henderson with a 183-467.

John Murphy knocked down a 204-554, Brad Dillenburg a 213-516 and Ryan Forbes a 195-511 as the Forestville boys (35-12) prevailed over Randolph (26-22), 3-1.

Forestville had games of 747-868-879-2,494 compared to Randolph with singles of 835-840-781-2,456,

Marcus Miller was high for the Cardinals with a 200-192-564 and Dalton Taylor followed with a 181-523.


CUTTING – Frewsburg recorded a pair of 4-0 shutouts in boys and girls competition over Chautauqua Lake at Cutting Lanes.

Levi Sheldon shot a 170-177-476, Kevin Rogers a 176-174-472, Christian Sardi a 180 and Justin Randall a 176 as Frewsburg boys (22-25) knocked down a 761-783-732-2,276 compared to the Thunderbirds’ (0-48) 548-624-481-1,653.

Robert Ranney hit a 154-368 for Chautauqua Lake.

In girls action, Frewsburg (17-23) shot games 673-601-582-1,856 and the Thunderbirds (5-35) a 525-474-497-1,496.

Bridget Rodgers had a 170-176-546, Shelby Snow a 171-176-503 and Emily Norton a 167 for Frewsburg.

Heather Sullivan spun a 179-171-161-511, Emily Paulus a 133 and Mariana Mathewson a 124 in the loss.