The Pitt-Bradford bowling team held its first home meet of
its inaugural season on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Byllye Lanes. The Panthers
split the outcome with visiting Medaille, 1-1.
Pitt-Bradford (2-2, 2-2) began the match with the Mavericks
by playing a one-game team dual. Each squad bowled a single game and the team
with the highest total pinfall claimed the victory.
Sarah Foley paced the Panthers with a final score of 169. Close
behind was teammate Meaghann CampBell with a score of 158. The Panthers
finished the team match with a total pinfall of 687.
Medaille (1-1, 1-1) was led by Ashley Marthage who tallied a
199 to lead all competitors in team play. Coming in second for the Mavericks
was Alyssa Fetes with a 181. The Mavericks claimed the victory in the team dual
match by recording a final score of 772.
Up next for each squad was the Baker style format. Both
teams bowled four games where each player bowled no more than two frames in a
The Panthers jumped out to a quick lead by taking the first
two games 165-107 and 137-136. Medaille stayed in it by taking game three
152-125. Pitt-Bradford won game four 213-186 to conclude the Baker style format
of the competition.
The Panthers rebounded after a team dual loss to take the
win in the Baker style format, 640-581.
“Medaille had a good team,” said head coach Andy Spring. “They
were competitive throughout the whole match and converted several spares that
hurt us. That seems to be our biggest weakness right now as a team. We were
able to put together some strikes in the Baker style format and hit a 213 in
our final game. We need to keep up the high energy going into the tournament in
Kutztown this weekend.”
Pitt-Bradford travels to Kutztown, Pa. this Saturday to take
part in a tournament hosted by Kutztown University.