Freshman bowler Andrew Kopec (Auburn, NY) helped the Spartans to a 4th place team finish at the NJCAA Region III Bowling Championships held at the Pin-O-Rama Bowling Center in Utica, NY on Sunday, February 19th. Kopec was the "All Events" champion at the tournament and earned All-Region for the 2017 season. Kopec paired with fellow freshman Nick Joss (Cicero-North Syracuse, NY) to win the doubles portion of the championship with an almost 100 pin advantage over the next best team. Cayuga's other doubles team of Wyatt Hasty (Sherrill, NY) and Brandon Cecchini (Union Springs, NY) finished 16th.
In singles competition…Kopec finished 4th…while Spartans Nick Joss (7th), Brandon Cecchini (11th) and Wyatt Hasty (16th) all finished in the top 20 bowlers on the men's side. Matt Malchoff (North Rose-Wolcott, NY) rounded out the scoring for Cayuga.
The Spartans now prepare for the NJCAA National Tournament held in Buffalo, NY the first weekend in March.