Friday, June 05, 2015
Griffiths Shines at Dept. Bowling Tournament
NORWICH — Dan Griffiths of Milford Post 174 grabbed first place in both the Singles and Combo events in the Department of New York Bowling Tournament, scoring 787 and 1521 respectively. Oxford Post 376 Team #1 took first place in the Team Event with a score of 3646. The team of Bohn & Cola from Greenlawn Post 1244 grabbed top honors in the Doubles Event with a score of 1470, edging out Thomas & Brown from LeRoy Post 576 who took second with 1469.
The 66th annual American Legion Bowling Tournament was hosted by the Warren E. Eaton Post 189 at Family Recreation Lanes in Norwich, NY during April and May.
Sixty-three teams from around the state gathered in Norwich over four weekends to compete in team, doubles, and singles events. Two bowlers created some excitement when they achieved perfect 300 scores.
Plaques for the first place finishers will be awarded during the Department Convention at Buffalo in July.
Here are the full results: