The Arthur L. Johnson bowling team celebrated the success of Junior Captain Andrew Beach as he finished 3rd place in the Union County Individual tournament held at Jersey Lanes in Linden on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.
On Monday during the team competition, Andrew Beach qualified for the individual tournament by finishing 9th in the Union County with a 622 series. He returned on Wednesday for the next phase of competition where Andrew bowled a 704 series which moved him into 2nd place in ladder competition.
Beach then waited to face the 5th seed, Roselle’s red-hot bowler, Louis Torres. Torres won his three previous matches to get to the second seed Andrew Beach who is averaging 202 during the regular season. Andrew Beach was ready to battle and bowled a brilliant game but Louis Torres went on to knock Beach out of the competition with a 259 to Beach’s 244 game and moved into the finals where he lost to Dayton’s Evan Weinberg.
Andrew Beach and the Johnson bowling team is looking forward to the next competition the State Sectional Tournament which is 2:00 p.m. on February 2, 2018, at Jersey Lanes in Linden where the top two teams from each Group go on to compete for the State Finals and Tournament of Champions.