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Bohn, Wagner lead mixed doubles field

The team of Parker Bohn III and Lisa Wagner grabbed the first-round lead in the $200,000 Cambridge Mixed Doubles at Bally's Grand Lanes Saturday in Reno, Nev.

The pair won five of eight games en route to a 3,634 pinfall total. The pinfall includes bonus pins for match-game wins.

Defending champions Amleto Monacelli of Venezuela and Tish Johnson were second with 3,614 pins.

In Atlantic City, N.J., Brian Voss threw the only strike in the 10th frame to earn a $125,000 carry-over pot and capture his first Bowling Shooting title in Atlantic City, N.J.

Voss earned $145,000 of the $150,000 offered in prize money in the competition, which was conducted on Friday and televised Saturday, while defending champion Marshall Holman pocketed $5,000 and won a boat valued at $15,000 for throwing the most strikes in the skins-type game.

Johns rolls week's fifth 300 game

Don Johns Jr. rolled a 300 Saturday, the third perfect game in two days and the fifth in a week at Thruway Lanes.

Johns, a right-hander from West Seneca, included his perfect game in a 769 series, which was high for the day and led his Southside team's 19-11 victory over Ideal in the Black Velvet All Stars league.

Mike Neumann and Mike Rose Jr. shot 300s Thursday night in Thruway's CJ's Midtown Classic, while Gary Faulkner and Rob Causer had 300s the previous week in the same league.

Scenics fall to Junior Red Wings, 5-4

The Niagara Scenics squandered a 4-2 lead after two periods and dropped a 5-4 decision to the Detroit Junior Red Wings in a Junior A Hockey League game at the West Seneca Recreation Center. Chris Ford had three goals and Todd Marchant had a goal and two assists for the Scenics (6-8-4). Detroit is 12-4-1. The same two teams meet at 2:45 p.m. today at West Seneca.

Stock wins World Cup downhill opener

Leonhard Stock, a surprise winner of the downhill at the Lake Placid Olympics nearly 11 years ago, won another one, opening the World Cup downhill season in Val d'Isere, France, with another surprise.

The 32-year-old Stock, of Austria, won the 2.07-mile rush down the Oreiller-Killy course, named for two other Olympic downhill champions, in 1 minute 57.43 seconds, starting from the No. 27 spot.

Stock edged Swiss Franz Heinzer, .13 seconds while Austrian Peter Wirnsberger was third in 1:57.69.

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