ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Dec. 31 - The Erie Community College men's and women's bowling teams competed in the two-day Lehigh Valley Classic at the Parkway Lanes this past weekend. With freshmen Alicia Alguire and Liz Szpara placing in the top 30, the ECC women's team finished ninth with a 7,644 total. Alguire (Angola, N.Y./Lake Shore) was 28th at 886 while Szpara (Orchard Park, N.Y./Orchard Park) was 30th at 881.
The ECC men's team finished 21st in the 39-team field. The Kats posted a total of 7,973 and were led by Devon Miller (Dundee, N.Y./Dundee). Miller placed 45th with a 960.
The Kats will compete in the Red Baron Invitational at Rossie Lanes in Elmira, N.Y., Jan. 13.
ECC women results: 53, Morgan Anderson (Orchard Park, N.Y./Tapestry Charter), 5 games, 759; 75, Tallie Papke (Angola, N.Y./Lake Shore), 4 games, 643; 77, Gabrielle Damon (Clarence, N.Y./Clarence), 4 games, 586; 103, Tiffany Ficker-Straw (Buffalo, N.Y./South Park), 2 games, 282.
ECC men results: 155, Chris Gable (Lackawanna, N.Y./Lackawanna) 4 games, 693; 178, Aaron Buziak (Hamburg, N.Y./Frontier), 3 games, 558; 181, Eric Alajko (Depew, N.Y./Depew), 3 games 544; 196, Travis Ward (Machias, N.Y./Frontier), 3 games, 486; 201, Eric Hockenberry (Tonawanda, N.Y./Tonawanda), 3 games, 454; 226, Chris Case (Dundee, N.Y./Dundee) 330; 235, Nate Casacci (Orchard Park, N.Y./Orchard Park) 307.