Special Olympians Bowl

Special Olympics bowling tournament at the East Hampton Bowl
Yonathan Diaz, the runner-up to Joshua Guaman in the D1 division, showed the winner his medal. Jack Graves

    Whitney Reidlinger, a special education teacher at the Springs School, reported that the following East Hampton youngsters were gold medalists at a Special Olympics bowling tournament at the East Hampton Bowl Sunday:
    Paula Retana, of East Hampton, and Kerri Schleider, of Montauk, in the female ramp divisions; Isaiah Brodie, of East Hampton, in a male ramp division; Jennifer Brito, of East Hampton, in a female division, and Joshua Guaman, Oswald Duarte, Paul Anderson, and Bryan Chacon, all of East Hampton, in male divisions.
    “We had 58 bowlers compete from five teams, the farthest flung being the S.C.O. Owls from Great Neck. There were two female ramp bowler divisions, three male ramp bowler divisions, three female divisions, and nine male divisions. . . . Forty-two Springs School staffers and Girl Scout Troop 1650 of Springs helped with the event, along with teachers from East Hampton and Montauk schools. East Hampton Bowl donated the lanes for the day, All In Entertainment provided entertainment, and Sysco Foods provided snacks.”