Area bowlers shine at league tourney


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Wauseon’s Summer Brown warms up before Friday’s league bowling tournament at River City Bowl-A-Way in Napoleon. Brown rolled a 541 series total for three games to finish fifth, helping the Lady Indians take second in the girls competition.

Wauseon’s Summer Brown warms up before Friday’s league bowling tournament at River City Bowl-A-Way in Napoleon. Brown rolled a 541 series total for three games to finish fifth, helping the Lady Indians take second in the girls competition.


Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

Justin Timpe of Swanton rolled a 518 series as the Bulldogs placed fourth at Friday’s NWOAL bowling tournament.


Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

NAPOLEON – The NWOAL bowling tournament was held on Friday at River City Bowl-A-Way in Napoleon, and many area teams had good showings.

The Wauseon girls team took second to Liberty Center, while the boys placed third. Swanton’s boys placed just behind Wauseon, coming in at fourth.

However, both teams from Bryan would do just enough to finish as league champions after tournament scores were combined with the league standings.

In the girls match, the Indians and Bulldogs each had a pair of bowlers place in the top 10. For Wauseon, Mackayla Kearney was third with a series score of 547 over three games, while Summer Brown was fifth with a 541 series.

Swanton’s Jordan Furko finished runner-up with a 561, and Abby Lawson tied for fourth with a 545.

Next for Wauseon was Payton Lovins with a 461, Sarah Mikolajczyk 422 ,and Jenna Simon 309. Lauren Smith added a 380 for Swanton, Rachel Jordan 368, and Tonya Timpe 264.

Rolling high for Evergreen was Courtney Wilson, who took 17th with a 451 series. Delta’s Alli Hite placed 13th and had a 487 series.

Wauseon had a pair of boy bowlers place in the top 10, including league champion Desmond Rapp, who had a 659 series total. Bret Wisda was eighth for the Indians after recording a 563 series.

For the Bulldogs, Chris Crayton took fifth with a 579 series total.

Next for Wauseon was Nic Kearney with a 515, and Cale Meeker at 486. Swanton’s Skyler Ulch and Justin Timpe each rolled a 518, while Fred Blankenship added a 449 and David Patch a 320.

Delta’s Blake Gladieux finished just outside the top 10, coming in at 12th with a 532. Evergreen’s Evan Conrad took 13th with a 525.

Boys

Team Scores

Liberty Center 3,704, Bryan 3,621, Wauseon 3,590, Swanton 3,392, Patrick Henry 3,378, Tinora 3,269, Delta 3,166, Evergreen 3,037.

Individual

1. Desmond Rapp (W), 659; 2. Justin Hadley (LC), 597; 3. David Rathburn (PH), 592; 4. Chris Crayton (S), 579; 5. Griffin Dean (B), 575.

Girls

Team Scores

Liberty Center 3,344, Wauseon 3,262, Patrick Henry 3,208, Bryan 3,037, Swanton 2,950, Tinora 2,692, Delta 2,539, Evergreen 2,283.

Individual

1. Miranda Hardy (LC), 594; 2. Jordan Furko (S), 561; 3. Mackayla Kearney (W), 547; 4. Abby Lawson (S), Erin Lange (LC) 545.

Wauseon’s Summer Brown warms up before Friday’s league bowling tournament at River City Bowl-A-Way in Napoleon. Brown rolled a 541 series total for three games to finish fifth, helping the Lady Indians take second in the girls competition.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2016/02/web1_Summer-Brown-warms-up.jpgWauseon’s Summer Brown warms up before Friday’s league bowling tournament at River City Bowl-A-Way in Napoleon. Brown rolled a 541 series total for three games to finish fifth, helping the Lady Indians take second in the girls competition. Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

Justin Timpe of Swanton rolled a 518 series as the Bulldogs placed fourth at Friday’s NWOAL bowling tournament.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2016/02/web1_Timpe.jpgJustin Timpe of Swanton rolled a 518 series as the Bulldogs placed fourth at Friday’s NWOAL bowling tournament. Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

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