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Women's Bowling Defeats Salem International

Women's Bowling Defeats Salem International


ALTOONA, Pa. - In their first home competition of the season, the Penn State Altoona women's bowling team defeated Salem International University 2-0 on Thursday afternoon at Pleasant Valley Bowl.

In the first event, a five-person team game based on total pinfall, the Lady Lions won 813-487.

Shannel Ashby (Philadelphia, PA/Science Leadership Academy) bowled a team-high 217 in the game.

Toni Watt (Altoona, PA/Bishop Guilfoyle) scored a 165, and Brittany Ayers (Altoona, PA/Altoona) added a 160.

Kathleen Steele (Mechanicsburg, PA/Trinity) and Christina Lehman (Altoona, PA/Altoona) contributed scores of 152 and 119, respectively.

In the second event, a baker system best-of-seven, Penn State Altoona swept Salem International in four games by scores of 195-126, 157-140, 137-135 and 147-117.

Photo: Penn State Altoona freshman Shannel Ashby prepares to bowl during the Lady Lions' win over Salem International University on Thursday at Pleasant Valley Bowl.

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