The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


October 8, 2012

Local sports in brief 10/9/2012


JOHNSTOWN — Pitt-Johnstown places sixth at WVIAC Northern Regional

Kevin McDonald carded a two-round score of 154 to finish in a tie for 13th place at the WVIAC Northern Regional Tournament, which concluded Monday at the Spiedel-Jones Course of Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, W.Va.

UPJ finished sixth in the team standings with a score of 633.

Charleston’s Jamin Smith won the individual championship with a score of 147, and Concord won the team title with a 602.


Young rolls first 300

Keith Young bowled his first 300 game in the Friday Night Men’s League at Richland Lanes.

In addition to the perfect game, Young had a 143 and a 207 to finish with a 650 series.

LIU-Brooklyn tabs Jones as bowling coach

Kayla Jones, a graduate of Kutztown University and Westmont Hilltop High School, was hired as the women’s bowling coach at Long Island University-Brooklyn.

“We are excited to have Kayla join our staff,” LIU-Brooklyn Director of Athletics John Suarez said.

“She has a tremendous amount of experience competing at a high level at Kutztown, and I am confident that she will lead our program to new heights in the years to come.”

Jones earned NCAA Division II Bowler of the Year honors as a senior at Kutztown, where she led the Golden Bears with a 206.5 traditional team average. Jones was also a two-time All-America selection.

“I’m very excited to join the LIU staff and help continue the school’s success with the bowling program,” Jones said.

LIU-Brooklyn won a school-record 48 matches last year. The Blackbirds begin their season Oct. 20 at the Kutztown Fall Baker Invitational.

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