Gateway bowling teams split with Woodland Hills in section action
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The Gateway varsity girls bowling team defeated Woodland Hills, 5-2, last week to keep pace with Penn Hills at the top of the Northeast section standings.
The Gators finished a season sweep of the Wolverines and remained tied with Penn Hills at 6-1.
Plum also won its week-seven match, and is 5-2.
Junior Morgan Sayre led Gateway against Woodland Hills with a 532 series. She averaged a 177.33 for the three games, just under her season average of 179.29.
She rolled a 186 and a 184 in games one and two, respectively.
Fellow junior Angela Chusko added a 504 series, with games of 150, 187 and 167, while junior Tori Smith contributed a 485 series (167-160-158).
Chusko remains second in the Northeast in game average with a 203.19 over her first 21 games this season.
Penn Hills senior Taylor Whitehead led all female bowlers in the Northeast after week seven with a 208.24 average.
Smith and Plum senior Jocelyn Rubash were separated in average by less than a pin after week seven.
Smith was in third with a 191.24, while Rubash was at 191.00.
Junior Rachael Hodes (434 series) and senior Cassie Doege (408) also contributed to the win.
The Gateway boys suffered a 5-2 loss to Woodland Hills and fell to 3-4 in the section behind Penn Hills (6-1), Plum (6-1) and Woodland Hills (4-3).
Freshman Bailey Diggins paced the Gators with a 516 series (170-188-158).
He came into week seven with a 172 average, and his three games averaged out to exactly 172.
Junior Jon McAnany added a 509 series. He was under his 198.67 average in games one and three, but he rolled a 210 in game two.
Through week seven, he was one of four bowlers between a 198 and 199 average.
He was eighth overall in the Northeast.
Sophomore Nick Crawford had a 172 score in game one en route to a 425 series.
Gateway was scheduled to host Plum on Wednesday, and the match was to be contested past the deadline for this week's edition.
The Gators play Penn Hills next Wednesday at New Great Valley Lanes in North Versailles at 3:30 p.m., and the girls match is shaping up to be for the section title.
Gateway wraps up the regular season on Feb. 13 against St. Joseph at Wildlife Lanes in Lower Burrell.
The match also is set for a 3:30 start.
Michael Love is a staff writer with Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-388-5825 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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