Friday, August 30, 2013

Jackets Open Season With A Win At Home, Friday, August 30, 2013

By Gerald Lacey
Senior Writer
Carver Heights Quarterback Club
Friday, August 30, 2013

LEESBURG - The Fighting Jackets of Leesburg High School picked up a win in their opening match against Clermont East Ridge 3-0.: Ryan Chastain rolled a 235 game for Leesburg (1-0). Jeremy Bobo posted a 188 for the Jackets. 

Zayne LaForty bowled a 244 game for Knights. Joshua Curtis had a 149.

Leesburg returns to action on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 to face Eustis High School in Eustis. East Ridge will host Mount Dora Bible High School on September 3, 2013.

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Monday, April 8, 2013

Leesburg High School, 2011 District 4 Champions

Preseason Bowling Super Six – August 27th, August 27, 2011

Wekiva's boys and Port Orange Atlantic's girls lead the area bowling rankings to begin the season.

Charles King
Staff Writer
Orlando Sentinel
August 27, 2011
1. Wekiva
2. Mainland
3. Hagerty
4. Leesburg
5. Apopka
6. Oviedo
1. Atlantic
2. Oviedo
3. Dr. Phillips
4. South Lake
5. Hagerty
6. Winter Park

Charles King

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

All-Central Florida boys bowling team, and all-county selections, November 27, 2008

November 27, 2008
All-Central Florida

Mathew Dodson, University*
Anthony Ferraro, DeLand
Spencer Shumway, Lyman
Justin Mandell, Timber Creek
Roberto Ramos, Timber Creek
Benjamin Hritz, Boone
Brandon Edwards, Leesburg
Devin Erickson, Winter Springs

Stetson Koffel, Leesburg
Richie Masillo, Hagerty
Aaron Earls, Eustis
Curt Johnson, DeLand
Mitchell Shumway, Oviedo
Sean Heywood, Daytona Beach Seabreeze
Sean Herbert, Winter Park
Mitchell Katic, Freedom

*Bowler of the year


BOWLER OF THE YEAR: Stetson Koffel, Leesburg -- led Yellow Jackets to fifth round of state finals
OTHER NOTABLE: Kyle Brown, Leesburg

BOWLER OF THE YEAR: Justin Mandell, Timber Creek -- came within one match of placing at state tournament

OTHER NOTABLES: Eddiedelso Garcia, Bishop Moore; Jake Beavers, Circle Christian; Michael Stahlman, Wekiva; Kyle Greene, Timber Creek; Matthew Kneal, Colonial; James Mann, Cypress Creek

BOWLER OF THE YEAR: Devin Erickson, Winter Springs -- advanced-placement student bowled a 300 in state qualifying.

OTHER NOTABLES: Andrew Figueroa, Crooms; Austin Rieker, Oviedo; Phil Haupt, Oviedo; Daniel Leonard, Oviedo; Mark Thomas, Hagerty

BOWLER OF THE YEAR: Anthony Ferraro, DeLand -- came within one match of placing at state finals.

OTHER NOTABLES: Andy Chasteen, Deltona Pine Ridge; James Fanning, Seabreeze; Pete Ferraro, DeLand; Shawn Evans, Seabreeze; Alex Begnoche, Seabreeze; Taylor Daniels, Port Orange Atlantic; Cody McCowin, Daytona Beach Mainland



Final Sentinel Super Six bowling rankings, November 20, 2008

By Gerald Lacey
Staff Writer
Carver Heights Quarterback Club
November 20, 2008

LEESBURG - The Boys Bowling team of Leesburg High School finished their season as one of the best teams in Central Florida according to final Orlando Sentinel Super Six poll. The Yellow Jackets finished the season as the third ranked team in the Super Six poll. Below are the final ranking for the Super Six poll.

November 20, 2008|By

Boys 1. OVIEDO: Lions finished second in state behind Stuart Martin County.

2. TIMBER CREEK: Wolves reached consolation final before falling.

3. LEESBURG: Reach quarterfinals in winners bracket before losing twice.

4. DeLAND: Anthony Ferraro led Bullogs to third best team score in qualifying round

5. SEABREEZE: Lost to eventual champs in consolation bracket.

6. CYPRESS CREEK: Went 0-2 in elimination round in first trip to state finals.


Tavares Edges Leesburg In Bowling, September 4, 2002

By Gerald Lacey
Staff Writer 
Carver Heights Quarterback Club
September 4, 2002
LEESBURG - The Bulldogs of Tavares High School defeated Leesburg 2137-2018 in a bowling match.  Andrew Craft led the Tavares in scoring with a game high 225.


Saturday, April 21, 2012

Yellow Jackets Upend South Lake, September 27, 2005

Leesburg (6-0) won the battle of unbeatens in the Lake County Bowling Conference, topping South Lake 2,331-2,152 at AMF Leesburg Lanes on Monday.

Patrick Daniels rolled games of 248 and 180 to lead Leesburg, and Derek Donato rolled 214 and 224.
Both teams tuned up for the match with victories over Mount Dora and Eustis last week.

Going into the showdown, Donato led the Yellow Jackets with a 200.25 average this season while South Lake (5-1) was paced by Derek Rinehart and his 188.43 mark. Against Eustis, Rinehart got plenty of help from Derreck Phillips, who fired a 277 game against Eustis.

In other boys action, Tavares won a pair of matches, defeating Mount Dora and Umatilla. Shawn Morgan paced the 'Dogs with a 244 game. Umatilla claimed a victory against Mount Dora Bible.