PHOTO BY BILL O’CONNELL, STAFF
By: Nate Calvin
NAPOLEON-The Bryan boys and girls’ bowlers continued their dominance by once again taking home tournament titles last Saturday at River City Bowl-A-Way.
On the boys’ side, Bryan finished with a total of 3,825 led by Wade Allport who had a three-game total of 668 including a 258 in game three and Zane Laurin rolled a 644 featuring a 246 in game two.
Patrick Henry placed second with 3,728 pins and the Wauseon Indians came home in third with a score of 3,605. Leading the way for Wauseon was Chance Buehrer who fired a 586, Isaac Rufenacht scored a 566, and Alex Stevens rolled a 540.
Liberty Center was close behind the Indians with a 3,521 and the Swanton Bulldogs had a 3,358 to place fifth paced by Marty Mosher with a 567 and Riley Blankenship added a 536. Sixth place went to the Delta Panthers with a 3,219 led by Walker Sniegowski with a 521 series and Kaden Hawkins scored a 506.
Evergreen came home in seventh place with 2,935 led by Ayden DeGroff with a 511 and Wil Newcomb fired a 460. Bryan bowler Matt Meade earned NWOAL Bowler of the Year for the boys.
The Bryan Lady Bears took first place on the girls’ side with a total of 3,487 led by Jade Easley with a 609, Faith Harding had a 574, and Emma Meade fired a 543. Wauseon was able to secure a runner-up finish topped by Danielle Carr who had a 547 and Jessie French tallied a 542 to help the Lady Indians to a team score of 3,272.
Swanton scored a 3,066 to edge out Liberty Center and Patrick Henry for a top three finish as the Lady Tigers were fourth with a 3,019 and Patrick Henry was fifth with a score of 3,004. Amy Lawson led Swanton to their third-place finish with a 593 including a 224 in game one and Ivy Serres added a 476.
Delta took sixth place with a 2,812 topped by Maddy Johnston with a 468 and Evergreen had a 2,798 to place seventh led by Emily Bissonnette who had a 237 in game two on her way to a 525 series.
Bryan also took home the NWOAL Bowler of the Year for the girls with senior Emma Meade earning the honor.
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