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CC Riojas Makes All-Tournament Team in Leading Bowling to Second Place Finish at Bowl for the Cure

Photo of CC Riojas. Photo by Tim Shaffer.
Photo of CC Riojas. Photo by Tim Shaffer.

DOUGLASSVILLE, Pa. - - The Wilmington University bowling team closed out the Molloy Bowl for the Cure tournament with a Baker filled Sunday, finishing second overall while going 4-1 on the day. Freshman CC Riojas earned a spot on the All-Tournament as well on Sunday, finishing second overall.

The Wildcats knocked down a total of 4,715 pins in five matches, averaging a score of 188.6 per game. They went 4-1 overall, defeating Kutztown, Molloy, Mercyhurst, and Bloomfield.

Sunday started with a 905-888 victory over Kutztown before the 'Cats backed that up with a 918-900 victory over host Molloy. The Wildcats had their best match to that point against #13 Mount St. Mary's, but the Mounties won the match, 1,006-944. But the Wildcats responded with their best match of the day, and the third best Baker match in program history with a 1,018-863 victory over Mercyhurst.

The Wildcats were atop the standings after four matches with a 3,785 total pin-fall, with only Bloomfield left on the schedule. The Wildcats won the match, 930-761, but Adelphi overtook the Wildcats for first place with a score of 975 in its final match. Wilmington was five pins ahead of Adelphi going into the final match.

Freshman CC Riojas earned a spot on the All-Tournament on Sunday, finishing second overall with a 20.69 Baker Frame average.

The Wildcats will take a weekend off and then get back to action on Valentine's Day, as they head to Towson, Maryland to take part in the James Brown Invitational hosted by Morgan State.