ROCKY MOUNT, NC – Bowie State University and Fayetteville State University each ended day two at the top of their respective divisions for the second straight day in the CIAA Northern Division Bowling Event on Saturday evening. The event, hosted by Chowan University, is being held in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and is three days long. Friday and Saturday’s scores are based on total pin fall while Sunday’s match will be a Baker Style match.
Bowie State went undefeated in the CIAA Northern Division for the second day straight bringing their record to 8-0 with a total pin count of 7,818. In the Southern Division, Fayetteville State ended the day with a total pin fall of 7,957 and also went two days straight undefeated which brings their overall record to 6-0.
In the Northern Division, Virginia State University (5-3) is sitting just behind Bowie State in second with 7,402 total pins knocked down. Chowan (3-5) placed third after knocking down 7,055 pins. Elizabeth City State University (3-5) sits in fourth place with 6,937 pins knocked down and Virginia Union University (1-7) rounds out the Northern Division with 6,113 total pins knocked down and standing in fifth place.
In the Southern Division, Saint Augustine’s University (3-3) sits behind Fayetteville State in second place with 7,226 total pins knocked down. Johnson C. Smith University (2-4) sits in third second place with 6,995 pins knocked down. And rounding out the Southern Division Shaw University (1-5) sits in fourth place with 6,894 total pins knocked down.
Individually, Sydney Brown of Johnson C. Smith averaged a game-high of 179.11 over the course of two days, followed by Diamond Carter of Bowie State University with an average of 170.3.
Rebecca Clements of Virginia State totaled 1,694 pins over the course of two days, for an average of 169.4. Jasmin Aponte of Fayetteville State followed with an average of 166.6.
Lola Neal of Fayetteville State rounded out the top five with an average of 165.3.
Tournament play will conclude Sunday at the Bowling Center on North Church Street in Rocky Mount. Play will be in the Baker Style format.