Andy Carson: York Dispatch Bowler of the Week
- Andy Carson averaged 233 at Colony Park Lanes North for the 2015-2016 season.
- Carson began bowling at Bel Air Bowl when he was 3 years old.
- Colony Park North hosts a nine-pin no-tap tournament the second and fourth Sundays of the month.
Bowler: Andy Carson of York.
Latest bowling accomplishment: Averaged 233 at Colony Park Lanes North for the 2015-2016 season.
I started bowling: At Bel Air Bowl when I was 3 years old.
Bowlers I've learned the most from: Tim Criss and Bill O'Neill.
Best bowling advice I ever received: Believe in yourself.
Parts of my game I'm working on improving: My timing and my release.
Bowling appeals to me because: I love the mental challenge of the game.
Most memorable bowling moments: Our team finishing 43rd at the 2012 nationals held at Baton Rouge and winning the sectional title my senior year at Penn State.
Most non-bowlers don't understand: Lane conditions and how much they affect your game.
Advice I would give someone just starting to bowl: Spares are very important.
Future goal: Be on a team that finishes in the top five at the nationals.
Note: Colony Park Lanes North hosts a nine-pin no-tap tournament the second and fourth Sundays of the month. Squad times are 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The handicap is 90 percent of 230 and 300 is the maximum score per game. The cost is $18 per person. Bowlers roll three games. Walk-in entries only.
Bowler of the Week is presented by the York County Bowling Proprietors Association.