Bowlers advance to D-2 district


Staff report

It was a good day for county and area bowlers in the Division 2 Sectional Bowling Tournament recently.

Both the teams from Versailles qualified for the district, as did the Fort Loramie boys, Russia girls and an individual from the Russia boys team.


Fort Loramie and Versailles, along with one bowler from Russia, will be in action Thursday in the Division 2 District Boys Bowling Tournament at Beaver-Vu Lanes in Beavercreek.

The bowlers qualified with their efforts in the D-2 Sectional Tournament recently at Poelking Marian Lanes in Huber Heights.

Teams had to finish in the top 10 at the sectional to advance, and the Fort Loramie boys took fifth with a 3819. That total comes from three regular games and six baker games.

Versailles was eighth with 3711. The Tigers are looking for a repeat trip to the state tournament.

The top five teams and the top five individuals will advance to the State Bowling Tournament.

Fort Loramie was led by Riley Holland with a 640 series on games of 203, 258 and 640. Aaron Schwartz had a 602 on games of 179, 180 and a 243.

Riley Hausfeld had games of 153, 154 and 183 for an 489.

Loramie’s regular games were 877, 881 and 897. Baker games were 181, 212, 185, 189, 182 and 215.

Versailles’ top bowler was Kyle Cotner with a 608 on games of 216, 187 and 205. Luke Shellhaus had a 511 on games of 132, 202 and 177, Alex Gross a 498 on a 156, a 158 and a 184, and Jacob Wenig a 489 on games of 143, 178 and 168.

Versailles had regular games of 760, 879 and 921, and baker games of 189, 170, 245, 172, 202 and 173.

Russia senior Nicholas Bohman was the top county/area bowler, finishing third with a 682 series to qualify for Thursday’s district. He rolled games of 246, 202 and 235.


The girls teams from Russia and Versailles advanced from the sectional to the D-2 District Thursday at Beaver-Vu.

Versailles was fourth in the sectional with a 3562, and Russia placed seventh with a 3356.

Versailles was led by Olivia Bruening with a 564. She had a pair of 203 games along with a 158.

Hannah Niekamp had a 550 on games of 155, 181 ands 214. Maggie Hendrick rolled two games and had a 170 and a 167, Makenzie Berning had a 175 in her only game and Morgan Heitkamp’s only game was a 164.

The Lady Tigers had regular games of 839, 790 and 887, and baker games of 183, 175, 152, 155, 221 and 160.

The Russia girls were led by Anna Bohman, a freshman, with a 566 series on games of 183, 225 and 158.

Audrey Gariety rolled a 515 on games of 154, 214 and 147, Destiny Osborne had a 473 on games of 158, 169 and 146, and Rebecca Osborne had a 413 on games of 136, 141 and 136.

Russia’s regular games were 789, 889 and 744. The baker games were 163, 192, 145, 144, 148 and 142.