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Mercury Roundup (Feb. 22): Boyertown’s Rosselli adds to list of area bowlers in Eastern PA Regional

Phoenixville's Mike Memmo, left, and Zavier Mayo celebrate during a game against Upper Perkiomen. (Owen McCue - MediaNews Group File)

Boyertown senior Carmen Rosselli became the area’s latest bowler to qualify for the Eastern PA Regional Championships this past weekend.

Rosselli bowled a 1,131 in a five-game series to finish second at the Wildcard Qualifier at Dutch Lanes in Ephrata on Saturday. The event was for bowlers whose school does not a have a board-approved bowling program.

Six other local bowlers previously qualified for regionals at their respective Independent Qualifying Tournaments held Feb. 15. The top eight girls and top 12 boys earned regional spots.

Pottsgrove’s Torri Cappiello was the area’s lone girls bowler to qualify, finishing second with an 823 in a four-game series. Spring-Ford’s Mason Doan (2nd, 957), Pottsgrove’s David Swavely (3rd, 918), Pottsgrove’s Wyatt Lear (8th, 851) and Pottsgrove’s Noah Riker (11th, 808) qualified for regionals on the boys side.

On Monday, Pottsgrove and Daniel Boone’s boys and girls bowling teams were both announced as Eastern PA Regional team qualifiers. The regional championships will take place March 13 in Lancaster.

Boys Basketball

Standings, Scoring Leaders

Phoenixville 52, Pottstown 46 >> Coming off a 17-day stretch without games, the Phantoms used a big fourth quarter to come away with a Pioneer Athletic Conference Frontier Division win.

Phoenixville led 22-20 at half and the two teams went into the third quarter tied at 34-34. The Phantoms outscored the Trojans, 18-12, in the fourth quarter to walk away with the win.

Zavier Mayo paced a well-rounded scoring attack with 15 points. Will Allain followed with eight and Mike Memmo and Jackson Kuranda added seven apiece.

Jahzeel Watson had 12 and Nyles Bunn-McNeil and Corey Cottman scored 10 points each.

BOX: https://papreplive.com/boys-basketball/event/29166/

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