Livingston High School Bowling Team Honored by Township and County

Freeholders Patricia Sebold and Leonard Luciano with Coach Griffith Hughes with team members Louis Farer, Allen Cai, Alec Ammerata, Zachary Schwartz, Justin Schoenbach and Michael Liu. Credits: GLEN FRIESON

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Livingston High School bowling team was recently presented with a plaque by Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein and member of the council commemorating the Lancers' success in the 2016-17 season, during which the six-person team achieved the “tri-fecta” by winning the conference, county and state sectional titles.

The Lancers bowling team is led by head coach Griffith Hughes, Jr., a recently retired technology educator at Livingston High School, and is comprised of seniors Allen Cai, Zachary Schwartz, Justin Schoenbach and Alec Ammerata; junior Louis Farer; and freshman Michael Liu.

This season, team scored 2,769 pins to defeat Union High School and win the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA), North II, Group 4 State Sectional Championship, which was the team’s fifth state sectional championship in school history.

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The Lancers also won the 2016-2017 Super Essex Conference (SEC), Colonial Division Championship—the team’s seventh county championship win. The Lancers ended the season with a 16-2 record, defeating more than a dozen teams from Essex County. 

In March, the team was also honored by District 4 Freeholder At-Large Patricia Sebold, who presented commendations during a presentation held at the Hall of Records in Newark. Sebold congratulated the team and encouraged the members to continue to strive for excellence.

Freeholder Leonard Luciano of West Caldwell, a Livingston High School alumnus, was also present during the presentation to congratulate the team for completing a successful season.

Click HERE to learn more about the Lancers bowling team, which is losing four seniors this year and hoping to recruit new players for the up 

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