SPHS Bowling: Menkin and Boffard Roll South Plainfield Past Old Bridge


NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – The South Plainfield Boys’ Bowling Team continued their march of perfection through GMC competition defeating Old Bridge 4-0. The Tigers won all three games and the series pin count by a total of 3,042 pins to 2,615 pins. Mike Menkin led the Tigers rolling a 258 game high and a series high 669. Teammate Shaun Boffard followed close behind with a series of 687.

The Tigers have improved their record to 5-0, and they have yet to drop a game in the 2017/18 season.

The Lady Tigers dropped a hard fought match 3-1. The Lady Tigers lost the series by just 1 pins.

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Below is the box score from today’s matches:

South Girls: 695 – 806 – 741 = 2242, Athena Annum; 93, 63, 43, series 199, Anya Wilson: 112, 202, 132, series 446, Halle Bisgaard: 135, 202, 164, series 501, Samantha lorito: 116, 116, 125, series 357, Lanasia Neal: 239, 223, 277, series 739.

Old Bridge Girls: 763, 768, 757, Series 2261, Heven Traverzo: 154, 161, 117, series 432, Kaitlyn Cuisinier: 154, 168, 132, series 454, : -, Stephnie Sanders 160, 166, 165, series 491, Cidney Lee-Sam: 123, 128, 138, series 389, Madison Kennedy: 92, 84, 149, series 325, Grace Bucca: 145, 145, 173, series 463.

South Boys: 1051 – 969 – 1022 = 3042, Shaun Boffard; 214, 254, 219, series 687, Ryan Berardi: 150, 147, 170, series 467, Angelo Salici: 221, 151, 202, series 574, , Chris Lacasale: 169, 183, 209, series 561, Tyler Berardi: 189, 212, 145, series 546, Mike Menkin: 258, 189, 222, series 669.

Old Bridge Boys: 808, 896, 911, Series 2615,  Zach Sanders: 169, 198, 227, series 594, Deven Burroston : 117, -, -, series 117, Peter Mattson: 172, 173, 192, series 537, Dan Bogon: 145, -, -, series 145, Dean Chumash: 160, 181, 179, series 520, Jason Young: -, 176, 179, series 355, Mike Dietrich: 170, 168, 134, series 472, Bruce Reiss: -, 138, -, series 138. Auston Orozlo: -, -, 133, series 133

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