Sterling and Kinney shine for Generals at regionals
UTICA, NY – The Herkimer Generals bowling program traveled to AMF Pin-O-Rama for the third time this season on Sunday (2/14), this time for the Region III Championship Tournament, finishing in fourth and seventh place overall, seeing some solid individual performances.
For the women, Korena Kinney (Taberg, NY) and Alysha Buck (Syracuse, NY) placed well, watching Kinney finish in the Top 10 with a 1309 in All-Events. The freshman bowled a 660 in singles, then paired with Buck to bowl a 540 in doubles. As for Buck, the sophomore placed 19th in All-Events. Helping her to that was a 694 in singles which was good enough for eighth place and a 506 in doubles.
Rounding out the women was Molly McGuire (Solvay, NY), Megan Durgan (Rome, NY) and Ashley Salisbury (Sherrill, NY). McGuire finished 20th in All-Events (1235), Durgan finished 21st (1224) and Salisbury finished in 28th (1161).
Standing out for the men was sophomore Marshall Sterling (Mohawk, NY), finishing 12th overall after a 771 in singles and 559 in doubles. Behind Sterling was Matt Gladstone (Solvay, NY) in 13th place. The freshman totaled 1494 in All-Events, bowling a 694 in singles and 800 in doubles when he paired with Brendon Budd (Solvay, NY). Budd finished 27th in All-Events after a 711 in singles and 690 in doubles.
The final three male bowlers were Hunter Guest (Middleburgh, NY), Ean Hayner (Kingston, NY) and Stephen Cross (Ilion, NY). Guest finished 30th in All-Events (1381), Hayner finished 47th (1279) and Cross finished 52nd (1174).
The bowling program will continue their season next week at Airport Lanes in Cheektowaga, NY. Erie Community College will be the host for the 2016 National Bowling Championship. The three day competition will begin on Thursday, March 25th and conclude on Saturday, March 27th.
HERK Men All-Events (7th Overall, 8016 Pins): 12th Marshall Sterling 1521, 13th Matt Gladstone 1494, 27th Brendon Budd 1401, 30th Hunter Guest 1381, 47th Ean Hayner 1279, 52nd Stephen Cross 1174
Singles: 9th Marshall Sterling 771, 21st Brendon Budd 711, 26th Matt Gladstone 694, 28th Ean Hayner 691, 40th Hunter Guest 655, 50th Stephen Cross 594
Doubles: 8th Gladstone & Budd 1490, 19th Sterling & Cross 1330, 23rd Guest & Hayner 1314
HERK Women All-Events (4th Overall, 7103 Pins): 10th Korena Kinney 1309, 19th Alysha Buck 1245, 20th Molly McGuire 1235, 21st Megan Durgan 1224, 28th Ashley Salisbury 1161
Singles: 8th Alysha Buck 694, 12th Korena Kinney 660, 22nd Molly McGuire 618, 24th Megan Durgan 599, 33rd Ashley Salisbury 544
Doubles: 8th Durgan & McGuire 1242, 10th Kinney & Buck 1200