UTICA — The Oswego varsity boys bowling team charged to a second-place finish Sunday at the Section III Bowling Championships at Pinorama Lanes in Utica.
Oswego finished with a six-game total pinfall of 6,044.
Baldwinsville won the title and a berth in the state tournament with a score of 6,294.
Completing the top five in the overall standings were Liverpool (5,989), Whitesboro (5,953), and Cicero-North Syracuse (5,877).
Fulton placed seventh with a score of 5,584.
Baldwinsville also claimed the Class A title, with Oswego second and Liverpool third.
Among teams with Class B enrollment (400-799), Fulton finished fifth. Vernon-Verona-Sherrill (6,147) collected the Class B crown.
Eric Carson helped spark Oswego to its fine finish. Carson began his day with a 300 game. He followed with games of 191, 197, 237, 213, and 221 for a 1,359 total, an average of 226.50 per game. He finished third among all individual bowlers.
Baldwinsville’s Tanner Rozyczko won individual honors with a total score of 1,450 for an average of 241.67.
Central Square’s Dimitri Queior was next with a 1,423 total and an average of 237.17.
Other leaders for Oswego were Kyle Rice (8th overall, 212.50 average), and Jack Warren (14th, 210.50). Warren’s total included a 277 game, the fifth-highest single game in the tourney.
Also for the Bucs, Chase Wyngen placed 60th with an average of 182.00, and Alex Losurdo was 73rd with an average of 175.83.
Fulton’s leader was Mark Smith with an average of 195.00 for 36th place.
He was followed by Owen Sheldon (45th, 192.83), Josh Sokolic (48th, 192.17), Mitch Donaldson (54th, 186.00), and Sean Flynn (85th, 164.67).