The Pitt-Bradford bowling team carried a perfect record
through the conference tournament to claim the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate
Conference’s Inaugural Title on Sunday, Feb. 9.
The Panthers claimed the title with a total pinfall of 6267.
Penn State Altoona came in just behind Pitt-Bradford with a total of 6167,
falling short by just 100 pins. Medaille finished in third place with 5691
pins, while Mount Aloysius rounded out the scorecard with 4870.
Day one competition began on Saturday, Feb. 8, with the Team
format. The teams played two, three-game matches with the winner being decided
based on total pinfall. The Panthers led all squads competing after day one
with a total of 4468 pins.
Junior Sarah Foley finished her day with the competition’s
highest average of 201. Foley tallied a game-high of 252 in the first game.
Medaille was a close second with 4403 pins. The Mavericks
made up some serious ground after having a sluggish start. Ashley Marthage was
the Mavericks’ leading bowler with a 176.5 average for the day.
Penn State Altoona and Mount Aloysius rounded out the
scorecard for day one. Altoona carded a total of 3985, while Mount Aloysius
registered 3442 pins.
Day two began with the Baker format of the competition. Each
team competed against one another in head-to-head matches in a best of seven
Pitt-Bradford defeated Penn State Altoona in the first
match, 762-653. The Panthers then squared off with top-seeded Medaille.
Pitt-Bradford defeated the Mavericks 1053-931. In the final match, the Panthers
defeated Mount Aloysius 1006-880.
With the conclusion of the championship also comes the
conclusion of the 2013-14 slate for the Panthers. Pitt-Bradford now enters the
offseason with a title to defend when it returns to the lanes in the fall.