York Dispatch Bowler of Week: Zachary Ilgenfritz

For The York Dispatch
  • Zachary Ilgenfritz averaged 219 in the Saturday morning junior league at Suburban Bowlerama.
  • The West York 19-year-old started bowling when he was 10 years old at Suburban Bowlerama.

Bowler: Zachary Ilgenfritz, 19, of West York.

Zachary Ilgenfritz

Latest bowling accomplishment: Averaging 219 in the Saturday morning junior league at Suburban Bowlerama.

I started bowling: At Suburban Bowlerama when I was 10 years old.

Bowlers I have learned the most from: My parents, Pam and Chris Ilgenfritz.

Part of my game I'm working on improving: Being more consistent.

Best bowling advice I ever received: Don't lose your temper.

Most memorable bowling moment: Watching Tyler Geesey, my teammate and best friend, roll his first 300 game.

Most non-bowlers don't realize: How complicated bowling really is.

Advice I would give someone just starting to bowl: Practice. You can't get good overnight.

PBA and PWBA bowlers I enjoy watching: Jason Belmonte and Kelly Kulick.

Future goal: Compete in a PBA regional tournament.

Note: Laser Alleys hosts the York Area Handicap Doubles Tournament at 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4. The tourney features a Mulligan format. Teams roll three games and then decide if they want to throw out their lowest game. If so, they roll one more game. Team totals are based on three games. The handicap is 90 percent of 230. The entry fee is $45 per team. Individuals who compete in five of the seven monthly tournaments are eligible to win a 42-inch flat screen television in a random drawing.

Bowler of the Week is submitted by the York County Bowling Proprietors Association.