Lady Jacket bowlers fall short


BEAVERCREEK — The Sidney High girls were hoping for a top six finish in the Division 1 District Bowling Tournament Wednesday at Beaver-Vu Lanes in Beavercreek, but they were unable to land one of the state qualifying spots in finishing in 15th place.

The qualifers were Centerville, Troy, Beavercreek, Wayne, McCauley and Glen Este.

Sidney finished with a total score of 3,433 pins, with 2448 in regular games and 995 in baker. The Lady Jackets were in 17th position after the regular games, so they had a lot of ground to make up in baker. They finished 401 pins out of a state qualifying spot.

Heather Gold and Jenna Beatty led Sidney, finishing one pin apart with 537 and 536, respectively. Morgan Carey was not far behind at 527.

Gold had games of 202, 170 and 165, Beatty 170, 192 and 174, and Carey 169, 208 and 150. Freshman Kylie Forsythe bowled a 164 game.

Division 2

BEAVERCREEK — The Division 2 district was also held at Beaver-Vue recently, and both the Versailles boys and girls teams advanced to the state tournament. The boys are bowling in the state event today at Wayne Webb’s Bowl in Columbus.

The Tiger boys finished fourth with a 4127, on a 3045 in regular games and 1082 in baker.

Kyle Cotner led the way a 690 series on games of 221, 225 and 244. Luke Shellhaas had a 626 on games of 233, 190 and 203, Jacob Wenning rolled a 599 series on games of 188, 204 and 207, and Brody Hyre had a 582 on games of 212, 215 and 155. Alex Gross had a 548 on games of 210, 154 and 184.

The Fort Loramie boys were eighth with a 3875. They had 2883 in regular games and 1042 in baker.

Riley Holland was the team leader with a 623 series on games of 187, 202 and 234. Bradyn Ransdell had a 571 on games of 178, 202 and 191, Aaron Schwartz had a 568 on games of 210, 176 and 182, Craig Eilerman rolled a 541 on games of 186, 185 and 170, and Riley Hausfeld had a 530, with games of 202, 148 and 180.

Russia’s Nicholas Bohman had a 635 on games of 244, 206 and 185. He was just 15 pins shy of earning an individual berth in the state tournament.

• The Versailles girls placed third and only the top three advanced to the state tournament, which will be held Saturday at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl.

The Lady Tigers had a 3820, with a 2813 in regular games and 1007 in baker.

Hannah Niekamp was outstanding, rolling a 639 on games of 228, 197 and 214. Olivia Bruening had a 588 on games of 188, 195 and 205, Brigette Holsapple had a 582 on games of 179, 212 and 191, and Morgan Heitkamp had a 520 on games of 152, 179 and 189. Maggie Hedrick had a 170 game.

The Russia girls also competed and finished in ninth place ewith a 3296. The Lady Raiders were led by Anna Bohman with a 558 on games of 164, 201 and 193. Destiny Osborne rolled a 546 on games of 131, 192 and 223. Audrey Voisard rolled a 215 game and Audrey Gariety a 174.