Two area girls high school bowling teams and two individual bowlers won championships last weekend in regional competition, and qualified for the state tournament in the process.

In Division 2 regional action at Northway Lanes in Muskegon, the Mona Shores girls took home the team championship, besting second-place Northview 3,476-3,450.

The Ravenna girls scored 3333 at Sherman Lanes in Muskegon to take home the Division 4 regional title, outpacing Fowler and Portland St. Patrick.

Other teams that qualified for the state finals were the Oakridge boys (second in regionals) and Oakridge girls (third place) in Division 3 and the Kent City boys (third place) in Division 4.

The area’s two individual regional champions were Alyssa Major of Oakridge , who bowled a 1,153 series in Division 3 competition, and Jessica Plichta of Fruitport, won the Division 2 individual regional championship with a 1,119 series.

Overall, 18 local boys and girls bowlers qualified individually for the state finals, which are slated for Friday and Saturday at various locations around the state.

The Division 1 state finals will be at Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park while Division 2 will be at Century Bowl in Waterford. Division 3 will take place at Northway Lanes in Muskegon while the Division 4 finals will be held at M-66 Bowl in Battle Creek.

The following is a list of local individual bowlers who qualified for the state finals:

Division 1
Collin Prokopec, Grand Haven

Division 3
Brady Bowen, Orchard View
Josh Felcoski, Oakridge
Byrce Shangle, Ludington

Division 4
Colt Willick, Ravenna


Division 1
Alexis Thompson, Grand Haven

Division 2
Jessica Plichta, Fruitport
Krystina Richards, Mona Shores
Lindsay Cross, Mona Shores
Marissa Bacon, Mona Shores
Karli VanDuinen, Reeths-Puffer

Division 3
Alyssa Major, Oakridge
Jackie Jacobs, Whitehall
Morgan Foster, Oakridge
Saige Phelps, Ludington

Division 4
Brienna McFarren, Ravenna
Amaya Guzman, Ravenna
Lauren May, Ravenna