SPRINGVILLE — The Springville-Griffith Institute varsity girls team’s record stands at 5 wins, 1 loss, after a road win at Eden on Jan. 9 and a home win against Lackawanna on Jan. 14. Mariah Gamel was high bowler in both wins, shooting a 223 high game and a 588 three-game series at Eden and 194-559 against Lackawanna. Gamel currently leads the Erie County Interscholastic Conference Small School South division with a 184 average. Brittany Sullivan had a personal best 202 game and a 499 series at Eden and McKenzie Brown bowled her season high, with a 173, while Emily Zebrowski fired a 461 series.
Other successful efforts in the Lackawanna match included Zebrowski, with a 176-455, and Lizzy Shearer, with a personal-high 181 game. The girls won the Eden match by a score of six games to one, and the Lackawanna match 7-0.
The S-GI varsity boys team is at 3-3, after losing at Eden and defeating the division co-leading Lackawanna Steelers. The boys struggled to find their strike lines at Eden. Andy Loop led the team, with 224-526, but the team came up on the short end of a 5-2 score.
The Steelers won all three games on the “A” team, but the Griffs took all three on the “B” team, coming out on top 4-3, by winning the total pinfall by 80 pins. Alex Wendley had his best performance of the season, with 216-605 and Loop had 203-536.
The teams were in action twice, during the week of Jan. 20-24, with a home contest against Pioneer on the Jan. 21 and a road match at Iroquois on Jan. 23.