Shores boys bowlers grab two narrow wins over Kenowa Hills

Local Sports Journal

The Mona Shores Sailor boys bowling team took two close matches Thursday afternoon, defeating host Kenowa Hills 17-13 in the first match and 16-14 in the night cap.

In Match 1, the Sailors struggled in the baker games, with Kenowa Hills taking the sweep of total bakers points. But Shores began a major comeback in the team games with scores of 915 and 986.

That was enough to storm back for the 17-13 win.

High scores cam3 from Gerardo Smith with 185 and 201 and Dan Ribbink with 204 and 227.

Match 2 was even more exciting. Shores shot one the school’s all-time high baker games with 258.

The match was back and forth throughout and would come down to the final frames.After struggling in the first team game, the Sailors came back in Game 2. The contest was sealed when Ribbink made two clutch strikes in the 10th frame to hand his team the 16-14 win.

In girls bowling action, Mona Shores took a make-up match with the Knights 22-8. The Sailors dominated from start to finish, completing the win with a regular-season-high score of 797.

Leading the way for the girls were the seniors Magann Dykema (424) and McKenna Birch (371).

 

Mona Shores at Kenowa Hills, Feb. 13, 2014

Boys

Match 1

Mona Shores 17, Kenowa Hills 13

Bowlers – Home

Player

School

Game 1

Game 2

Series

Andres Smith

Mona Shores

185

201

386

Dan Ribbink

Mona Shores

204

227

431

Mona Shores 16, Kenowa Hills 14

Bowlers – Home

Player

School

Game 1

Game 2

Series

Dan Ribbink

Mona Shores

189

253

442

Ben Romaniello

Mona Shores

179 `

210

389

Girls

Mona Shores 22, Kenowa Hills 8

Bowlers – Home

Player

School

Game 1

Game 2

Series

McKenna Birch

Mona Shores

176

195

371

Magann Dykema

Mona Shores

194

230

424

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