No area bowlers qualified for the state meet during Thursday’s Section III Shootout at King Pin Lanes.
Among the boys, Dimitri Queior of Central Square won the event with a total of 1,426 pins. Second was EJ Omelia of Indian River with 1,345 pins.
They will move to compete at states.
Thomas Davis of Whitesboro did not place in the top two but did bowl a 300 game en route to a fifth-place finish.
Rome Free Academy’s Alix Powell finished 13th and teammate Sam Houle was 22nd.
The Vernon-Verona-Sherrill boys team already qualified for states by winning the Section III Class B title.
Among the girls, America Carhart of East Syracuse-Minoa took the top spot with 1,341 pins.
Second went to Kaitlynn Conte of Proctor High of Utica with 1,323 pins.
Kacie Hyle of VVS finished 17th, teammate Susan Stevens was 22nd and Angelina Olds of Adirondack was 26th.
The RFA and Camden girls team already qualified for states by winning the Section III Class A and B titles, respectively.
MacKenzie O’Herien of VVS earned an automatic bid to the state meet with the Tri-Valley League’s high average of 203.
The state meet is scheduled March 8-10 at Strike-N-Spare Lanes in Mattydale.
HP girls advance
The Holland Patent girls varsity basketball team cruised past Homer, 68-38, in a Class B play-in game for the Section III tournament.
The Golden Knights opened up a 19-10 lead in the first quarter and led 37-18 at the half.
MaKenna Reinold led the Knights with 19 points. Haedyn Roberts scored 14 and Hanna Corrigan added 12.
The 16th-seeded Golden Knights moves on to play at 5 p.m. Saturday at top-seeded Westhill.