Boze wins over Berkeley Heights, but can't get past Linden in girls championship.
Summit High School sophomore Brianna Boze took second place in the Individual Championships of the Union County Tournament for bowling yesterday at Jersey Lanes. She defeated Jen Wageman of Governor Livingston in a 215 to 133 matchup, but Boze fell to Linden's Briana Reid 213 to 169. This was Boze's second time taking home the second place plaque. "I did okay," she said. "I could've done better." Boze has been bowling since she was seven under the direction of her uncle Lance Gammon, a former top bowler for Montclair High School in the 1970s. "I've been coaching her forever," he said. Summit's bowling coach John Kratch said next for Boze is the state bowling tournament, next month.
Coach John Kratch says team is improving.
Even though Summit fell to Cranford 7-0 Monday at Jersey Lanes in Linden, Summit continues to improve under coach John Kratch, beating their average, with the team moving in a positive direction. Senior Jim Ruso led the way with a 493 total and a high of 179 in the first game. Zach Lite contributed with a 470 total, with a high of 162 in the leadoff spot in game one. "The first game we bowled above average, the second game a little bit below, we're having a pretty successful season, we have some guys coming along" said Kratch. We have two solid bowlers in Jim Ruso and Zach Lite. They're steadily improving, building their average, and moving up". Kratch feels his team has the ability to make some noise as the season continues thanks to a …