Bowlers drop trounament on Jan. 19, pick-up one on Jan. 20

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Logan Pool, 11, bowls for his frame at a bowling meet while he tries for a spare. Boys’ and girls’ varsity bowling placed first on Jan. 20. Photo by T. Mitchell

by Jarrent Nave

South’s bowling team played Varsity Invitational on Jan. 19. Held at West Acres Bowling Alley, South went up against bowlers from Bishop Carroll, Wichita-Northwest, Wichita-South, Wichita-East, Andale, Maize High and Campus.  The tournament lasted several hours, starting at 1:00 p.m.

Kyle Meyer, 11, uses a 15 lb. ball, and got a 210 in a game at the meet.

“My favorite part about the tournament was meeting new people from different schools, hanging out with friends, and having fun,” Meyer said.

The guys got fourth in the tournament, while the girls got tenth out of the twelve schools.

“Bowling is fun, and I like to get a high score,” Shelby Saunders, 9, said, “I got one strike with three spares.”

After placing on Jan. 19, the team then played Mulvane on Jan. 20. The boys won the meet, leading with 2485 points compared to 2193 points. Trevor Harrison, 11, scored the most in a single game, scoring 266.  Alec Patterson, 11, scored the most overall with 680 series.

The girls also came on top with, 2269 points leaving Mulvane with only 2040 points. Morgan Munday, 10, had the highest series, with 628. Alesha Stroh, 12, scored the most in a single game with 242.

Logan Pool, 11, bowls for his frame at a bowling meet while he tries for a spare. Boys’ and girls’ varsity bowling placed first on Jan. 20. Photo by T. Mitchell