Whitehall sports round-up, Dec. 9, 2021

Whitehall drops two bowling matches

By Keith Harrington

The Whitehall bowling team opened the season with a pair of matches in Adirondack League play, being swept by Fort Edward and North Warren.

Whitehall opened the season against perennial league power Fort Edward played virtually at Broadway Lanes and the Whitehall Elks. The Flying Forts earned a 4-0 win. Fort Edward had a total score of 3,236 to 1,442 for Whitehall.

The Flying Forts were impressive as a team. Edward Amell fired a 683 series with games of 205, 234 and 244. Andrew Fish added a 624 series with a high game of 247. Mark Humphreys rolled a 557 series with a high game of 241.

Dory Gosselin led the Railroaders with a 497 series. Gosselin rolled games of 140, 165 and 192.

Fort Edward was 4-0 after the win. Whitehall dropped to 0-4.

Against North Warren the Cougars cruised to a 4-0 win, finishing with a total score of 2,439 to 1,418 for the Railroaders.

Tanner Robbins led North Warren with scores of 139, 183, 164 for a 486 series. Cole Bradway added a 483 series with games of 131, 157 and 195.

Gosselin again was the high bowler for Whitehall, shooting a 482 series with games of 131, 183 and 168. Shyla Longtin added a 321 series for the Railroaders with a high score of 130.

North Warren improved to 5-3. Whitehall is 0-8.

Whitehall wrestlers lose opener

By Keith Harrington

The Whitehall wrestling team hosted Hudson Falls of the Foothills Council in a non-league match in its season opener last week and the Tigers came away with a 50-17 victory.

Kyle Lavin earned a win for the Railroaders at 138 pounds when he pinned Seamus Paige in just 27 seconds.

Whitehall’s Sawyer Ostrander pinned Mason Watson of the Tigers in 1:24 at 160 pounds.

At 172 Troy Austin won in a technical fall over Jesse Mullis of Hudson Falls 16-1.

Justin Mullis (110), Dom Doyle (126), Logan Staunton (145), Ethan Nolan (152), Anthony Colio (189) and Mike Sullivan (215) all came away with wins for Hudson Falls.

Colin Diffee (118), Gavin Krywy (132) and Lukas Ross (285) all picked wins by forfeit.

Hudson Falls is 1-0. Whitehall is 0-1.