Bowling Teams Take Second Place at Region III Championships

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, Feb. 21, 2011

The Hudson Valley Community College men's and women's bowling teams finished second at the Region III Bowling Championships held at Pin-O-Rama Lanes on Sunday, Feb. 20. The men placed out of eight teams, and the women out of four.

Will Coons (Guilderland/Guilderland) and Ryan Sickler (Guilderland/Guilderland) took second in the doubles event with a total of 1690. Sickler finished first overall, earning First-Team All-Region honors with a total of 1741. Also earning First-Team All-Region was John Pulver (Colonie/Albany) who finished sixth overall with a 1644 total.

On the women's side, Nicole Sheldon (Columbia/East Greenbush) finished first in singles with an 838 and Rebecca Duncan (Clayton A. Bouton/Voorheesville) finished second with a 795 total. Both earned First-Team All-Region honors. Duncan finished second overall with a 1559 and Sheldon finished third with a 1523.

The bowling teams head to Buffalo on March 3 for the National Junior College Bowling Championships.