A Panthers bowler follows through on his release during a match last season.

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MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls bowling team opened their 2022 season with a 1-4 loss against Mechanicville at Hometown Lanes on Tuesday.

The Panthers finished with a total of 3224 pins to Mechanicville’s 3404. Hoosick Falls Freshman Hailey Bedford 258-632 led all bowlers while Brady O’Connor 232-627 led Mechanicville.

Other scores from Mechanciville included Jason Walker 233-588, Nate Starks 213-584, Connor Starks 213-562, Dylan Masterson 190-541 and Chris O’Connor 182-502.

Other scores for Hoosick Falls included Elliot Brenenstuhl 211-590, Payton Merrills 227-574, Ryan Maxon 210-569, Jordyn Wilwol 212-544, Memphis Hathaway 187-529, Troy McCart 171-509, Charlie Baker 184, Bradley Senecal 182, Bradley Thompson 179, Sam Boyer 170, Dan Merrills 169, Sophie Hayes 141, Terry Keubler 136 and Eli Thompson 131.

After the 1-4 start, Hoosick Falls will look to bounce back next week when it hosts Hoosic Valley on Tuesday and then Saratoga Catholic on Thursday at the Barbecue Recreation in Hoosick, New York.

Michael Mawson can be reached on Twitter @Mawson_Sports or via email at mmawson@benningtonbanner.com.

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Michael Mawson is the sports editor for Vermont News & Media. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of New Hampshire in 2019. Michael was the sports editor of UNH’s student newspaper where he covered NCAA Division I athletics.


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