Winter sports are back once again, and that means that the Studio 462 bowling recaps are back as well! There were changes to the conference this year. Millburn now plays some new teams, and they no longer play West Orange. Millburn has a very powerful team this year, and we can’t wait to see what they bring to the lanes this year! Here is the first week’s recap:


December 4, 2018 – Millburn v. Livingston

Varsity: Lost 2-5
Varsity Highlights:

  • Alex Berg bowled a high game of 218, a 3 game series of 619, and a 3 game series average of 206.
  • Jared Simons bowled a high game of 235, a 3 game series of 521, and a 3 game series average of 173.
  • Jared Bell bowled a high game of 193, a 3 game series of 507, and a 3 game series average of 163.

JV: Lost 0-7
JV Highlights:

  • Mason Handwerger bowled a high game of 148, a 3 game series of 399, and a 3 game series average of 133.
  • Mitch Braunstein bowled a high game of 126, a 3 game series of 366, and a 3 game series average of 122.

December 6, 2018 – Millburn v. West Caldwell Tech

Varsity: Won 7-0
Varsity Highlights:

  • Alex Berg bowled a high game of 242, a 3 game series of 621, and a 3 game series average of 207.
  • Daniel Sirota bowled a high game of 209, a 3 game series of 526, and a 3 game series average of 175.
  • Jared Bell bowled a high game of 192, a 3 game series of 522, and a 3 game series average of 174.
  • Jared Simons & Matt Norflus both bowled a 3 game series average of 158.

JV: Won 7-0
JV Highlights:

  • Mason Handwerger bowled a high game of 185, a 3 game series of 477, and a 3 game series average of 159.
  • Jeremy Dranikoff bowled a high game of 134, a 2 game series of 302, and a 2 game series average of 151.
  • Brett Simons bowled a high game of 134, a 3 game series of 358, and a 3 game series average of 119.

Current Standings:

Varsity: 11

JV: 11


MHS bowlers Alex Berg, Jared Bell, Matt Norflus, Jared Simons, and Mason Handwerger all represented Millburn bowling at the Majestic Bowling Tournament on Saturday, December 1. Here are the highlights from that tournament:

  • Jared Bell bowled a high game of 200, a 3 game series of 556, and a 3 game series average of 185.
  • Alex Berg bowled a high game of 204, a 3 game series of 543, and a 3 game series average of 181.
  • Matt Norflus bowled a high game of 213, a 3 game series of 496, and a 3 game series average of 165.
  • Millburn finished with 2,438 total pins and 15th out of 18 teams in the tournament. The team average was a 162.

Great job, and we wish everyone the best of luck throughout the season!


Come on down to Hanover Lanes (119 NJ-10, East Hanover, NJ 07936) on the following match dates at 3:30 PM to support your Millburn Millers:

  • Monday, December 10: Payne Tech
  • Thursday, December 13: Irvington
  • Monday, December 17: Newark Tech
  • Tuesday, December 18: Weequahic

Go Millers!

(Bowler statistics courtesy of Coach Guarino)

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Daniel Sirota
Daniel Sirota is a junior at MHS and the Director of Live Events for Studio 462. He has worked on over 30 short films. He is also a writer for TAPinto of Millburn-Short Hills.