Rush-Henrietta, Athena, Newark, and Marcus Whitman won boys Section V team titles today at Gates Bowl.
Class A was a nailbiter with Rush-Henrietta, Hilton, and Fairport separated by just 39 pins heading into the final game. The Royal Comets were able to secure the victory, and earn a state berth as the top team among Class A and B. Rush Henrietta finished with 6308 with Fairport in second place with 6249. Alex Linnenbrink of Fairport had the high series at 1399 with Ryan Gerken of Hilton rolling the best game at 279.
In Class B, Greece Athena roared back from almost 100 pins down in the final game to move from third to first to win the team title. A phenomenal final game gave them a total score of 6150, followed by Spencerport at 6046. Fabian Rivera of Irondequoit had the high series with 1385 and Kaleb Stephens of Brockport rolled the best game with 290.
Class C featured another comeback as Newark was down 190 pins after the first 3 games and stormed back to win the title. They also move on to states as the small school champion. Newark finished with 6007 followed by 5924 by Wayne. Michael Ross of World of Inquiry had the best series with 1384 and Sam Plane of Bishop Kearney had the best game with 289.
Marcus Whitman was the Class D champions for the second-straight year. They won by over 150 pins, defeating Clyde Savannah 5403 to 5254. Davyeone Whitcomb of UPrep had the high series at 1296 with Jon Gambill of HAC rolling the best game at 255.