Pawling High School’s ice hockey team will begin play in the Section 1 Division II tournament Wednesday as the No. 1 seed for the first time in school history, according to coach Matthew Whitehurst.
“I’m just proud of our team. We worked really hard,” the coach said Thursday. Pawling (14-4-2) will play the winner of the first-round game between Carmel and Hendrick Hudson at the Brewster Ice Arena. “We weren’t really on the radar all season, but we just quietly went about our business, trusted each other.
“I think the kids earned it. They deserved it, and it’s time to focus on sectionals.
Six Roosevelt bowlers qualified for the state tournament after Wednesday’s Section 9 tournament at Hoe Bowl Mardi-Bob. The bowlers qualified based off their season averages.
Competing for Section 9 from March 6-8 at Rochester’s Strike ‘N’ Spare Lanes are Sean Hubbard (197), Christian Schroeder (184), Zack Carey (159), Andrew Dickinson (158), Cody Piney (158) and Anthony Gimigliano (154. Schroeder’s high game Wednesday was 246 and Carey’s was 192.
Kingston won the team championship and the entire Tigers team qualified for the state tournament. The individual champion was Kingston’s Cameron Tiano, who had a six-game total of 1,276 pins and a high game of 249.
Three Roosevelt bowlers and three Highland bowlers qualified for the state tournaments based off season averages after Wednesday’s Section 9 tournament at Hoe Bowl Mardi-Bob.
Competing for Section 9 from March 6-8 at Rochester’s Strike ‘N’ Spare Lanes are Highland’s Diana Morano (143) Roosevelt’s Megan Kosier (141) and Sarah Schlageter (141), Highland’s Amanda Damochul (133), Roosevelt’s Natalie Colaizzo (128) and Highland’s Madison Salend (127). Colaizzo’s high game Wednesday was 191 and Kosier’s was 178.