Niagara Falls won a battle of undefeated Niagara Frontier League boys bowling teams, despite a near-perfect game from Niagara-Wheatfield’s John Polizzi.

Polizzi fired a 299 game as part of a 703 series at Rapids Bowling Center. But Niagara Falls’ David Zajac used games of 247 and 235 to post a 729 set.

The Wolverines (4-0) also got a 257-688 effort from Stosh Kajfasz. Chuck Bifano rolled a 659 for the Falcons (3-1). Niagara Falls won the total pin count, 4,031-3,825.

Lew-Port 5, NT 2

Kyle Donovan’s 242-644 at Frontier Lanes helped the Lancers improve to 3-1 in the NFL. Tyler Skoczylas had a 220-640 to lead NT (2-2). Total pins fell 3,543-3,313 in favor of Lew-Port.

Lockport 5, Grand Island 2

Greg Prepe had a 244-674 and Cal Rising had a 227-674 at Allie Brandt’s as the Lions got their first NFL win. Jason Davis had a 255-652 to lead Grand Island (1-3), Alex Strauss had a 237-645 and Sean Mattrey had a 257-638. Lockport (1-3) won the total pin count, 3,804-3,739.

St. Joe’s 5, Nichols 2

Niagara Falls resident Stephano Cirrito had a 246 game and a 686 series to lead the Marauders (17-1) at Thruway Lanes. Phil Tabbi had a 231-655. Joe Hoener led Nichols (6-12) with a 247-595.

GIRLS Bowling

NT 6, Lew-Port 1

Chelsie Larson (258-683) and her sister Brianna (241-657) paced the Lady Jacks (3-1) at Frontier Lanes. Teresa Lombardi had a 177-462 for Lew-Port (0-4). NT won the total pin count, 3,268-2,634.

N-W 3, Niagara Falls 2

Eighth-graders Vienna Mills (208-590) and Taylor Klis (211-579) led the way for N-W (2-2) at Rapids Bowling Center. Michelle Granieri had a 205-576 for the Wolverines (3-1) Krystal Gravelle had a 190.

Lockport 6, Grand Island 1

Jenna Giger had a 246-674 at Allie Brandt’s to help the Lions stay perfect (4-0). Lauren Rising added a 235-605. Kelsey Foote had a 192-516 for the Vikings (0-4), and Nicole Serra had a 189. The pins fell 3,243-2,670 in Lockport’s favor.

Girls Basketball

Grand Island 65, NT 32

Danielle Wegrzyn had 15 points and Mary Scherrer added 11 as the Vikings opened their NFL slate by more than doubling the Lady Lumberjacks.

Amber Duda added nine points for Grand Island (2-1 overall, 1-0 in NFL) while Lauren Metzger led NT with eight points.

Niagara-Wheatfield 50, CSAT 31

The Falcons (3-1) doubled up their foes by halftime to win an opening round game in the Niagara-Wheatfield Holiday Tournament. Katie Kroening scored 12 points, Kayley Oddo had 11, and Ericka Furdak just missed a double-double with nine points and nine rebounds.

Stacey Clark and Kaylin Billup each had 10 points for CSAT (1-2). N-W will meet Mt. St. Mary in the title game.

Ken West 38, Ken East 34

Ashley Krier scored 14 points to lead the Blue Devils (2-0, 1-0). Joelle Pollack had 21 points for the Bulldogs (1-3, 0-1).

Junior Varsity

n Danielle Gianquinto scored 15 points to lead Niagara Falls over Nichos, 40-30. Rashai Peterson added 10 points for the Wolverines (3-1) and Bre Noworyta pulled in 13 rebounds.

n Kayley Walck scored 13 points and Briane Hebeler had 12 as Niagara-Wheatfield defeated Mt. St. Mary 39-15.

Boys Basketball

Nia. Catholic 58, Cheektowaga 51

Lorenzo Joseph led the way with 21 points for the Patriots (3-2) in the ECIC-Monsignor Martin Challenge at St. Mary’s of Lancaster. Rob Swartz hit three 3-pointers on his way to 17 points. Steven Beck grabbed 15 rebounds and blocked four shots.

BOYS Hockey

St. Joe’s 0, Will North 0

Mike Whitney made 21 saves for the Marauders (1-0-2) in the Federation game at the Amherst Pepsi Center. North (5-0-1 overall, 0-0-1) got 22 saves from Parker Gahgen.

North Tonawanda 4, McKinley 2

Todd Lyness scored a pair of goals for the Lumberjacks (6-1-1) in the non-league victory at Hyde Park. Alex Martin added a goal and two assists, while Tom Brady had a goal and an assists. Dan Brick and Kyle Adcock split the win in net.

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