The Oswego High School bowling program might have disappeared for several years, but the team is back and the boys are on a torrid pace.
On Tuesday, Oswego defeated Baldwinsville 3-0 as Matt Salvador carded a 737 with a high game of 278 to lead the Bucs over the Bees.
The Bucs took the first game 977-809 and then got even stronger. In the second Oswego gained a 1,086-960 verdict and in the third 1,017-950 to move to 6-0 on the season.
Jamie Cliff had a 686 with a high game of 248) and following him in scoring were Zack Sizemore 584 (222), Cameron Byrne 383 (two games), Mike Mosley 336 (two games), Gavin Gilbert 210 (one game) and Matt Clemons 144 (one game).
Coach Bob Hoefer said, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Matt Salvador and Jamie Cliff led the way for us. During the second game Matt flirted with a perfect game as he started out with nine consecutive strikes before leaving the ten pin.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Hoefer noted that the girlsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ team lost, but said, Ã¢â‚¬Å“The team nearly won the third game losing by only 87 pins.Ã¢â‚¬Â
In girlsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ action BÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ville won 827-591, 895-541 and 706-619.
Ashlee Lytle had a 454 and was followed by Christie Hoefer 392, Ceara Donahue 329, Chelsea Geroux 292 and Paige Blum 284.
Hockey Team Opens With Tie
Ithaca always has a solid home ice advantage at The Rink, but Tuesday night the Oswego High School varsity hockey team walked out with a 2-2 deadlock against the Little Red.
The home team went up 2-1 in the first period, but the goaltenders remained strong staving off the majority of the rest of the shots. However in the third period the Bucs were able to muster their second goal of the game to knot it up 2-2.
The squads fought through the remainder of regulation as well as through overtime, but settled for a tie in the season opener for the Bucs.
Cody Mariano and Rick Uribe had the Buc goals while Trent Yule assisted on both goals.
In the net OswegoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Matt Howard finished with a game high 25 saves while his counterpart Cooper Belyea stopped 20 Buc shots.
Oswego returns to action on Saturday afternoon at the Crisafulli Rink at Fort Ontario in a non-league one oÃ¢â‚¬â„¢clock game with Irondequoit.
Seventh Graders Victorious
Oswego seventh grade boysÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ basketball met Nottingham-Levy Middle School and scored a 34-18 victory.
The Bucs moved to 3-0 on the season with Derek Johnson leading the way with eight points. Zach Gillard tallied seven, Derek Bivens 6, Tyree Varner and Pat Dillon had four each. Also scoring were Jake Gardener, Ben Annal, Josh Lazzaro and Craig Lawton.