Cowell, Mongeon Lead Drury Bowlers Past Pittsfield on Senior Day
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. -- Kaitlyn Mongeon and Justyn Cowell Friday led the Drury bowling team to a 2-1 win over Pittsfield that shook up the standings on the final day of the regular season in the Berkshire County High School Bowling League.
Mongeon recorded the day's top two-game series among all bowlers, a 448 (201-247).
Cowell had the top game of the day, a 258, and the best series among the boys, a 435.
Mongeon and Cowell each rolled their top game in the second game, helping the Blue Devils come back to tie the match at 1-1.
Drury then beat Pittsfield in the match-ending Baker format games to take the second point of the match.
That allowed the Wahconah Blue, which was idle on Friday, to sneak into the top spot in the league standings heading into the six-team County Championship matches on Feb. 28 at Ken's Bowl in Pittsfield.
On Friday at Cove, Pittsfield was led by Alex Fruet with a 422 series (220-202).
Three of Friday's four matches were 2-1 decisions.
The Lee Wildcats battled to a 2-1 win over Taconic behind another standout performance by Adam Dingman.
Dingman rolled a 418 series (199-219). Taconic was led by Mya Duhamel (178-190--368).
The Wahconah Grey edged Mount Everett, 2-1. Brian Rock led the way for the Grey with a 353 series (203-150). Tucker Wilkinson led the Eagles with a 315 series (167-148).
McCann Tech cruised to a 3-0 win over Mount Greylock. Aleasia Yeaton (196-183--379) and Jared Blondin (156-181--337) paced the Hornets. Mount Greylock's Antoinette Dykes rolled a 209 game and a 352 series.
Prior to Friday's action, the league recognized seniors from all eight schools and named its 2019-20 all-star team.
The top vote-getter in a poll of the league's coaches was Wahconah Blue's Alex White, who had the league's best game (287) and best series (546) this winter.
The all-star team was rounded out by Lee's Dingman, Pittsfield's Colby Rooney, McCann Tech's Yeaton, Drury's Cowell and Wahconah Blue's Amber Wood.
Yeaton also was recognized as the winner of the league's Pete Snyder Sportsmanship Award.
League standings: 1. Wahconah Blue, 19-5; t-2. Drury 18-6; t-2. Pittsfield, 18-6; t-4. McCann Tech, 14-10; t-4. Lee, 14-10; 6. Taconic, 12-12; 7. Wahconah Grey, 9-15; 8. Mount Everett, 4-20; 9. Mount Greylock, 0-24.