October 19, 2021

Trojan boys nab 5th straight league title

OHSL Bowling

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MATTYDALE — The Homer Central boys’ bowling team led a clean sweep of an OSHL doubleheader with the girls’ team over Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Wednesday at Strike ‘N Spare Lanes.

With a pair of 7-0 victories over the Rebels, the Trojan boys won their fifth straight league regular season championship by improving to 11-0 in league matches and 12-1 overall.

The Homer girls increased their record to 6-5 in league matches and 6-7 overall after a pair of 7-0 wins over A-P-W.

Homer boys 7-7, A-P-W 0-0: The Trojans took all three games in the first match by scores of 1,016-643, 951-726 and 998-564 along with total pinfall 2,965-2,023.

Michael Grant powered the win with his 706 series after games of 222-236-248. Jeremie Hale added his 662 series on scores of 244-207-211 and Nick Hinshaw posted his 652 series on scores of 211-196-235. Brenton Hapgood recorded his 565 series after games of 188- 209-168 and Kyrius Townsend rounded out the scoring five with his 380 series on scores of 141-103-136.

Luke Hamilton led A-P-W with his 456 series after games of 138-168-150. Tanner Shetler added his 443 series on scores of 155-144-144.

In the second match, Homer took the three games by scores of 1,030-692, 947-666 and 864-617 while claiming total pinfall 2,841 to 1,975.

Hinshaw rolled a top Trojan series of 618 after games of 202-222-194 with Hapgood posting his 609 series on scores of 225-201-183. Hale tossed his 576 series on scores of 246-182-148 and Grant added his 573 series on scores of 172-178-223. Cam Sisson posted games of 185 and 164 with Townsend rolling a third game score of 116.

Hamilton was the leading Rebel with his 560 series after games of 215-202- 143. James Winnie was next with his 434 series on scores of 156-135-143.

“The boys won both and secured their fifth straight league championship,” Homer coach Robert Nasiatka said. “The bar for high series got reset by Mike Grant with a 706 series. Jeremie also stayed hot with a 662 series. The second game was highlighted by Cameron Sisson’s first varsity league game and he stepped right in with a 185. Nick maintained his league leading average with a solid night.”

Homer girls 7-7, A-P-W 0-0: Homer took the all three games in the first match by scores of 680-438, 672-414 and 612-374 along with team total 1,964-1,226.

Allyson Natale led the Trojans with her 480 series after games of 183-178- 119. Makayla Miller posted her 460 series on scores of 166-140-154. Morgan Brown came through with her 414 series on scores of 120-136-158, Ashlynn Holcomb tossed a 311 series on scores of 109-124-78 and Stella Stockwin completed the scoring five with her 299 series on scores of 102-94-103.

Autumn Baum led A-P-W with her 282 series and high game of 102. Iris Heerekop rolled a 244 series and high game of 89 while Paige Neetot had a 220 and high game of 91. They were the only bowlers for the Rebels as a pair of blind 240 series helped with the total pinfall for the team.

In the second match, Homer won the games by scores 651-442, 684-443 and 555-420 for total pinfalls of 1,890 to 1,305 for the Trojans.

Niccollette Biviano rolled her 430 series after games of 140-159-131 to lead Homer. Miller added her 408 series on scores of 147-155-106 and Holcomb notched her 404 series on scores of 148-126-130. Arieliz Morales had a 348 series on scores of 133-132-88 and Caitlyn Vieou rolled a 300 series on scores of 83-112-105.

Baum totaled 318 for A-P-W with a 133 high game. Neetot had a 283 and high game of 107 while Heerekop totaled 224 with an 80 high game.

“The girls all were involved in taking both games from A-P-W,” Nasiatka said. “Nikki Biviano had three great games and really made progress. Everyone contributed and they really worked together nicely as a team. They secured a spot in sectionals and I couldn’t be happier. There are five first year bowlers in the group.”

Homer will face Weedsport in OHSL action next Wednesday at Strike ‘N Spare Lanes at 3:30 p.m.