Deep, experienced team should do well

By Derek Liebig


The Whitehall varsity bowling squad has more depth and experience than it’s had in years.

Head coach Martha Beayon said that with 14 kids turning out this year, it’s one of the biggest teams she’s ever had. The team also boasts plenty of experience.

“We’re an older squad. We have six seniors,” she said.

Included among those seniors are James and Richard Tisi who have given up playing basketball to concentrate on bowling and are expected to anchor what should be a very competitive team.

 “James and Richard are two of our top newcomers,” Beayon said.

The Tisi’s immediately step in and fill the top two spots on the roster. Shan Beebe, James Jero and Deonna Birthiume will also be looked to for a strong showing this season.

Beayon expects the team to be right in the middle of the league and if a few players improve throughout the season, the team could a dark horse threat going into the Adirondack League Tournament on Jan. 31 in Fort Edward.

While most other winter sport teams are just beginning or have just begun their seasons, the bowling season is already in full swing and the Railroaders are off to a promising start. They have won two of their first three matches with only loss coming to undefeated Fort Edward.


2011- 12 Whitehall Bowling Schedule

           All matches begin at 4pm


Tues, November 29th        Whitehall @ North Warren

Thurs, December 1st         Whitehall @ Luzerne

Tues, December 6th           Fort Edward @ Whitehall

Thurs, December 8th          Lake George @ Whitehall

Tues, December 13th         Whitehall @ Hoosick Falls

Thurs, December 15th        Schuylerville @ Whitehall

Tues, December 20th         Whitehall @ Stillwater

Tues, January 3rd               Whitehall @ Granville

Thurs, January 5th              Whitehall @ Fort Edward

Wed, January 11th              Whitehall @ Hoosic Valley

Thurs, January 12th             Luzerne @ Whitehall

Tues, January 17th              Whitehall @ Corinth

Thurs, January 19th            Whitehall @ Lake George

Tues, January 24th              North Warren @ Whitehall

Thurs, January 26th            Corinth @ Whitehall

Tues, January 31st              ADK League Tourney @ Fort Edward




Ryan Battease

Shan Beebe

Deonna Birthiume

Travis Edmunds

Brittany Hurlburt

James Jero

Dustin Johnson

Rachel Leever

Chris Leifert

Logan Loveland

Dominique Pope

James Tisi

Richard Tisi

Elani Tyrell







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