Lady Bucs knocking down the competition

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Lady Bucs knocking down the competition

Brad Garvey, Staff Writer

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The Lady Bucs bowling team had the Holiday Invite on Dec. 15 at Mardi Gras Lanes. The overall team placed second with a total of 5,276. Senior Elyce Turnipseed placed 13 and had a total score of 1,086.  Senior Hannah Whidby placed 16 and had a total score of 1,073. Senior Christina Simon placed 20 and had a total score of 1,064.

The girls dropped a loss at Harlem on Dec. 18. Simon led the way with a 649 series, followed by Sherman with a 647 series, Whidby with a 608 series. Turnipseed added a 562 series. Harlem’s Becca Hagerman set a new state record with an 847 series with games of 267, 290, and 290.

The team faced off against Hononegah on Dec. 13. The Ladies won against the Indians 3,330 – 2,888. Simon had the highest score with it overall 655.

The girls had a meet against Auburn on Dec 10. They beat the Knights 2,913- 2,462.  Sherman had a 524 series and Sophomore Danie Heinz had a 525 series.

The girls faced off against the Jefferson J-Hawks on Dec 7 at Forest Hills. The girls won with a score of 3,072 -1,893.

Senior Christina Simon said, “So far this year for bowling has been a lot of fun and I plan to continue it in college.”

The varsity and JV girls’ bowling both swept Belvidere North on Dec. 3 at Cherry Bowl. The varsity topped North 2,977- 2,752. Freshman Milani Olsen led the way with a 559 series. Whidby added a 551 series, including a 215 game. The JV beat North 2,300 -1,773. Junior Hailey Schloskey had a 431 series and Junior Adriana Anderson added a 421 series.

Junior Adriana Anderson said, “I love the sport it has changed my outlook on the future for colleges and different things I want to do in life.”

The team competed at the J-Hawk Invite at Cherry Bowl on Dec. 1 and placed fourth. Sherman led the Lady Bucs with a 573 series and Simon added a 566 series.

The girls JV bowling team finished third out of 16 teams. Olson had a high game with 225 and finished in the top 10 individual high game and high series. Schloskey had a high game of 206 and a series of 479 and finished in the top 10 for both.

Sophomore Victoria Garcia had a high game of 167 with a 469 series. Sophomores Paige Smith and Autumn Przybyla finished out the five Lady Buc bowlers. The teams’ high games included 201,182, and 178.

Sherman said, “Bowling has made a huge impact on my life. I have done it for so long. I love the togetherness I get from my team. Bowling has just always been so exciting for me.”

The girls next tournament is the Harlem Invite on Dec. 22.