Salierno Leads Men’s Bowling to Third Place Finish at Suffolk Tournament

by Viking News Team

(Babylon, NY) – Freshman Joseph Salierno (Yonkers, NY/Salesian) enjoyed one of his finest performances of the season, averaging more than 175 pins per game, and fellow freshman Matthew Rice (Lagrangeville, NY/Arlington HS) continued his impressive run with 1,037 total pins, as the Westchester Community College Men’s Bowling Team finished third during Saturday’s Suffolk Invitational at Babylon, New York. The competition concluded Westchester’s 2018 season.

Salierno was steady throughout the event, improving each game during singles competition to finish ninth among individual bowlers, and seventh place for All Events. His best game was a 214 during the third singles game. Rice averaged 172.83 for the day, including a team-high 216 during the final singles game to finish 11th in singles play and All Events. The doubles team of Salierno and Rice finished in fourth place, knocking down 1075 total pins.

Also for WCC, Michael Matthews (Bronx, NY/Mount Saint Michaels) averaged 148.17 pins, and Bryce Collins (New Rochelle, NY/New Rochelle HS) averaged 145.5 pins per game.

WCC now enters its first of three post-season events, returning to Babylon, New York on Friday, Feb. 17 for the Region XV Championships. The event begins at 9:30 a.m.

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