Cumberland Times-News

February 26, 2013

Southern, FH win Showcase titles

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KEYSER, W.Va. — The Showcase Tournament of the Allegany County Interscholastic Bowling League was held at Rainbow Lanes in Keyser on Saturday. The Actual Division was won by both the season champions Southern girls and the Fort Hill boys. The Adjusted Division also had season champion Mountain Ridge boys repeating while the Bishop Walsh took first place in the girls tournament.

Brooke Spiker rolled a 196 game and high set of 508 to lead the girls of Southern to first place by the score of 180 points. Second place Fort Hill had 148 ½ points followed by a tie for third place of Keyser and Mountain Ridge with 134 ½ points. Three points behind for fifth place was Bishop Walsh at 131 ½ points followed by Frankfort at 124, Allegany at 104, tie between Calvary Christian and Hampshire at 77 ½, and Lighthouse Christian at 43 points.

Hannah Smith (Allegany) had the highest game of the tournament with a 199 and second highest set of 502. Kylie Humbertson (Mountain Ridge) rolled a 191 game while Jenna Amtower (Keyser) a 184 game.

The Adjusted Division of the girls saw Bishop Walsh (170) rolling away with the championship by 45 points over second place Keyser (125). Bishop Walsh had everyone in the 12 games bowling over their average. Kim Northcraft helped her team with a 180 game and third highest set of 498.

The next five places all fell within 10 points of each other with Fort Hill (122) taking third, followed by Calvary Christian (118), Allegany (114), Hampshire (113 ½) and Lighthouse Christian (112 ½). Rounding out the scoring were Mountain Ridge (96) and Southern at 93 points.

Going into the third game of the boys Actual Division had Mountain Ridge with 115 points followed by Fort Hill at 112 ½ points. Fort Hill's Trey Bennett rolled a 255 while teammates Dylan Bean had 213 and Darron Warner a 206 game to take the championship by a score of 177 to Mountain Ridge's 170. Following with 162 points was Southern then Allegany (151), Keyser (130 ½), Hampshire (124), Frankfort (101), Bishop Walsh (69 ½), Calvary Christian (36) and Lighthouse Christian (34).

Randy Cubbage (Allegany) rolled the highest game 258 and set 663. Trey Bennett (Fort Hill) had a 255 and 600 set, and Earl Finzel with a 253 game from Mountain Ridge. Other 600 sets rolled in the tournament were by Fort Hill's Dylan Bean (234/641), Keyser's Tyler Iser (234/632) and Southern's Aaron Sisler (244/637).

After losing the roll-off against Frankfort for the season championship, Mountain Ridge bounced back by taking the Adjusted Division by the score of 160 ½ points over Hampshire at 141 ½ points. Allegany came in at third with 139, one point difference between fourth Southern (132 ½) and fifth Frankfort (131 ½) followed by Keyser (124), Fort Hill (96), Bishop Walsh (81), Calvary Christian (76 ½) and Lighthouse (73).

The Josh Aman Sportmanship Award is given to a team that demonstrates outstanding sportsmanship throughout the season. The plaque was awarded to Calvary Christian girls team by Josh's mother Debbie Aman.

Plaques were awarded to Fort Hill's Brianne Morris (159) and Kasey Sullivan (208) for having the highest average of the League.

Butch Young, of the Western Maryland USBC, awarded a plaque to Allegany’s Randy Cubbage for rolling 11 strikes in a row in his high game of 290.