Hudson Valley Bowlers Sweep Second Straight Tournament

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, February 8, 2006

The nationally-ranked Hudson Valley Community College men’s and women bowling teams each captured the Adirondack Invitational on Tuesday.

Hudson Valley’s men’s team, which is ranked No. 3 in the latest NJCAA poll, finished first out of five schools with 3,573 pins. Freshman Nick Harris (Latham/Shaker High School) won the tournament with a 739 triple. Freshman Steve Caverly (Averill Park/Averill Park High School) finished second with a 731 triple and freshman Ray Carhart (Ravena/Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School) was third with a 730 triple.

The Lady Vikings, who are ranked No. 2 in the latest NJCAA poll, got an event-best 635 triple from freshman Madison Spickler (Watervliet/Watervliet High School) to finish first out of three competing teams. Freshman Tia-Marie Stevens (Averill Park/Averill Park High School) was second with a 630 triple.

Hudson Valley, which also captured the Dutchess Invitational last Saturday, will travel to Mohawk Valley on Friday, February 17.

Adirondack Invitational
Men’s Results
1. Hudson Valley 3,573
2. Adirondack 3,527
3. Mohawk Valley 3,315
4. Schenectady 3,185
5. Columbia-Greene 2,159

Women’s Results
1. Hudson Valley 2,966
2. Mohawk Valley 2,722
3. Adirondack 1,565