Sliders Sliders Roar Into Elite Eight
Date Posted : 04/15/2011
The Silver Sliders bowling team at Cambridge House of Maryville is one of the eight teams to qualify for the third round of the playoffs in the Affordable Assisted Living Coalition’s (AALC) 2011 Supportive Living Wii Bowling Tournament, it was announced today.The tournament features teams of residents from Supportive Living communities in Illinois. More than 60 teams throughout the State entered the competition.To qualify for the third playoff round, teams needed to finish in the top two in their division in the second round of the playoffs.The Silver Sliders finished in first place in the Silver Strikes Division. Team members are Cambridge House of Maryville residents Alla Boyer, Chris Garden, Lynda Leggett, P.J. Weihl, Arline White and Rita Young. Resident Services Coordinator Rosa Stufflebean serves as coach.The team's average per-bowler per-game score in the first two rounds of the playoffs was an incredible 275. The third round of the playoffs will be held the week of April 18.The tournament will culminate during Supportive Living Week 2011 with the Final Four traveling to Springfield to compete in the semi-finals on Tuesday, April 26, and the finals on Wednesday, April 27.The Silver Sliders is one of the five teams from affordable assisted living communities managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the company that manages Cambridge House of Maryville, to qualify for the third round of the playoffs.The team took home the First Place trophy in the 2010 Tournament.
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