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.
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.
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