WBL bowling titles go to Wapakoneta boys, St. Marys girls


By Jack Hammill - sports@limanews.com



Bath’s Bryana Twining competes during Wednesday’s Western Buckeye League tournament held at 20th Century Lanes. See more WBL photos at LimaScores.com.


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

Shawnee’s Keaton McKinley competes during Wednesday’s Western Buckeye League tournament held at 20th Century Lanes.


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

Elida’s Jordyn Stewart competes during Wednesday’s Western Buckeye League bowling tournament held at 20th Century Lanes.


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

Celina’s Karlee Huber competes during Wednesday’s Western Buckeye League tournament held at 20th Century Lanes.


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

WBL Championships

At 20th Century Lanes

Boys

Team totals: 1. Wapakoneta 4,551, 2. St. Marys 4,377, 3. Shawnee 4,316, 4. Celina 4,169, 5. Ottawa-Glandorf 3,989, 6. Van Wert 3,948, 7. Elida 3,744, 8. Defiance 3,688, 9. Kenton 3,546, 10. Bath 3,400

Top 25 series: 1. Alex Coble (D) 779, 2. Brandon Kennard (W) 724, 3. Gunner Kruse (SM) 686, 4. Logan Dircksen (SM) 683, 5. Jeff Geise (S) 679, 6. Tyler Miller (W) 668, 7. Trentin Cooper (W) 664, 8. Austin Cook (SM) 658, 9. Nate Stratton (S) 648, 10. Kolyn Wiehe (C) 646, 11. Kelsey Shannon (SM) 646, 12. Ethan Schroeder (O-G) 643, 13. Parker Maurer (C) 636, 14. Dylan Gilbert (C) 631, 15. Austin Radcliff (O-G) 627, 16. Tim Dunifon (B) 626, 17. Blake Knueve (W) 618, 18. Drew Ambroza (S) 611, 19. Colton Descher (VW) 607, 20. Evan Goodwin (VW) 600, 21. Mike Purdy (E) 592, 22. Caleb Fetzer (VW) 581, 23. Cody Johns (O-G) 576, 24. Cole Cisco (C) 564, 25. Alex Freed (E) 555.

All-League

Bowler of the year: Austin Cook (SM)

First team: Austin Cook (SM), Brandon Kennard (W), Alex Coble (D), Tyler Miller (W), Trenton Cooper (W), Blake Knueve (W).

Second team: Drew Ambroza (S), Jeff Geise (S), Gunner Kruse (SM), Dylan Gilbert (C), Cole Cisco (C).

Third team: Kolyn Wiehe (C), Colton Descher (VW), Parker Maurer (C), Allen Boes (E), Logan Dircksen (SM).

Final overall standings: Wapak 20 points, Shawnee 17, St. Marys 16, Celina 15, Van Wert 11, Elida and Ottawa-Glandorf 9 each, Defiance 6, Kenton 5, Bath 2.

Girls

Team totals: 1. St. Marys 3,735, 2. Wapakoneta 3,631, 3. Shawnee 3,479, 4. Defiance 3,297, 5. Celina 3,282, 6. Bath 3,119, 7. Elida 3,076, 8. Kenton 3,030, 9. Van Wert 2,985, 10. Ottawa-Glandorf 2,903.

Top 25 series: 1. Jami Dunlap (SM) 596, 2. Katie Manger (W) 584, 3. Alicia Herman (D) 570, 4. Britni Hosterman (W) 567, 5. Bryana Twining (B) 561, 6. Dorian Regandanz (C) 560, 7. Brittany Freytag (SM) 551, 8. Jordyn Stewart (E) 540, 9. Josee Kaeck (W) 530, 10. Carlee Hosterman (W) 529, 11. Anessah Jones (VW) 529, 12. Haylee Fleming (B) 529, 13. Dayle Aldrich (S) 528, 14. Allie Meeker (S) 526, 15. Jaden Gibson (SM) 518, 16. Mariana Smith (K) 509, 17. Lauren Alexander (E) 507, 18. Emily Krukowski (O-G) 497, 19. Allison Bailey (D) 497, 20. Amanda Hobbs (S) 494, 21. Grace Dicke (SM) 492, 22. Abbey Ambroza (S) 486, 23. Julia Riepenhoff (S) 481, 24. Karlee Huber (C) 474, 25. Bailee Kelch (C) 474.

All-League

Bowler of the year: Bryana Twining (B)

First team: Bryana Twining (B), Britni Hosterman (W), Jordyn Stewart (E), Alicia Herman (D), Carlee Hosterman (W), Dayle Aldrich (S).

Second team: Jami Dunlap (SM), Allie Meeker (S), Katie Manger (W), Rachel Gerken (D), Dorian Regandanz (C).

Third team: McKalyn Schroeder (D), Brittany Freytag (SM), Abbey Ambroza (S), Jaden Gibson (SM), Grace Dicke (SM).

Final overall standings: St. Marys 19.5 points, Shawnee 17.5, Wapak 16.5, Defiance 14.5, Celina 12, Bath 10, Elida 8, Kenton 5, Ottawa-Glandorf 4, Van Wert 3.

LIMA — The Wapakoneta boys and St. Marys girls secured Western Buckeye League overall and tournament bowling crowns Wednesday at 20th Century Lanes.

Brandon Kennard rolled games of 246, 234 and 244 for a 724 series to pace Wapak.

Kennard teammates Tyler Miller and Trentin Cooper shot 668 and 664 respectively.

Wapak was chased to the tournament title by St. Marys. Gunner Kruse (686) and Logan Dircksen (683) led the Roughriders along with Austin Cook (658).

Cook claimed league bowler of the year honors. Jeff Giese (679) and Nate Stratton (648) led Shawnee to second place overall.

Defiance’s Alex Coble, who had a 298 game earlier in the season, rolled games of 255, 248 and 276 for a 779 set.

The St. Marys girls romped to a 100-plus pin victory against Wapak. Shawnee finished third in the tourney and was second overall.

St. Marys’ Jami Dunlap took medalist honors with a 596. Teammate Brittany Freytag tallied a 551.

Bath’s Bryana Twining battled through flu like symptoms for a 561, helping her secure bowler of the year honors.

Joining Twining on the first team was Jordyn Stewart of Elida, Britni and Carlee Hosterman of Wapak, Alicia Herman of Defiance and Dayle Aldrich of Shawnee.

Cook paced a very strong men’s team dominated by Wapak. Coble was a member of the team as well as Kennard, Miller, Cooper and Blake Knueve.

Drew Ambroza captained the second team that included Giese, Kruse and Dylan Gilbert and Cole Cisco of Celina.

The girls second team was made up of Dunlap, Allie Meeker of Shawnee, Katie Manger of Wapak, Rachel Gerken of Defiance and Dorian Regandanz of Celina. Abbey Ambroza of Shawnee was just on the outside looking in.

Bath’s Bryana Twining competes during Wednesday’s Western Buckeye League tournament held at 20th Century Lanes. See more WBL photos at LimaScores.com.
http://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2017/02/web1_WBL-Bowl-RP-006-4.jpgBath’s Bryana Twining competes during Wednesday’s Western Buckeye League tournament held at 20th Century Lanes. See more WBL photos at LimaScores.com. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
Shawnee’s Keaton McKinley competes during Wednesday’s Western Buckeye League tournament held at 20th Century Lanes.
http://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2017/02/web1_WBL-Bowl-RP-001-4.jpgShawnee’s Keaton McKinley competes during Wednesday’s Western Buckeye League tournament held at 20th Century Lanes. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
Elida’s Jordyn Stewart competes during Wednesday’s Western Buckeye League bowling tournament held at 20th Century Lanes.
http://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2017/02/web1_WBL-Bowl-RP-007-4.jpgElida’s Jordyn Stewart competes during Wednesday’s Western Buckeye League bowling tournament held at 20th Century Lanes. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
Celina’s Karlee Huber competes during Wednesday’s Western Buckeye League tournament held at 20th Century Lanes.
http://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2017/02/web1_WBL-Bowl-RP-003-4.jpgCelina’s Karlee Huber competes during Wednesday’s Western Buckeye League tournament held at 20th Century Lanes. Richard Parrish | The Lima News

By Jack Hammill

sports@limanews.com

WBL Championships

At 20th Century Lanes

Boys

Team totals: 1. Wapakoneta 4,551, 2. St. Marys 4,377, 3. Shawnee 4,316, 4. Celina 4,169, 5. Ottawa-Glandorf 3,989, 6. Van Wert 3,948, 7. Elida 3,744, 8. Defiance 3,688, 9. Kenton 3,546, 10. Bath 3,400

Top 25 series: 1. Alex Coble (D) 779, 2. Brandon Kennard (W) 724, 3. Gunner Kruse (SM) 686, 4. Logan Dircksen (SM) 683, 5. Jeff Geise (S) 679, 6. Tyler Miller (W) 668, 7. Trentin Cooper (W) 664, 8. Austin Cook (SM) 658, 9. Nate Stratton (S) 648, 10. Kolyn Wiehe (C) 646, 11. Kelsey Shannon (SM) 646, 12. Ethan Schroeder (O-G) 643, 13. Parker Maurer (C) 636, 14. Dylan Gilbert (C) 631, 15. Austin Radcliff (O-G) 627, 16. Tim Dunifon (B) 626, 17. Blake Knueve (W) 618, 18. Drew Ambroza (S) 611, 19. Colton Descher (VW) 607, 20. Evan Goodwin (VW) 600, 21. Mike Purdy (E) 592, 22. Caleb Fetzer (VW) 581, 23. Cody Johns (O-G) 576, 24. Cole Cisco (C) 564, 25. Alex Freed (E) 555.

All-League

Bowler of the year: Austin Cook (SM)

First team: Austin Cook (SM), Brandon Kennard (W), Alex Coble (D), Tyler Miller (W), Trenton Cooper (W), Blake Knueve (W).

Second team: Drew Ambroza (S), Jeff Geise (S), Gunner Kruse (SM), Dylan Gilbert (C), Cole Cisco (C).

Third team: Kolyn Wiehe (C), Colton Descher (VW), Parker Maurer (C), Allen Boes (E), Logan Dircksen (SM).

Final overall standings: Wapak 20 points, Shawnee 17, St. Marys 16, Celina 15, Van Wert 11, Elida and Ottawa-Glandorf 9 each, Defiance 6, Kenton 5, Bath 2.

Girls

Team totals: 1. St. Marys 3,735, 2. Wapakoneta 3,631, 3. Shawnee 3,479, 4. Defiance 3,297, 5. Celina 3,282, 6. Bath 3,119, 7. Elida 3,076, 8. Kenton 3,030, 9. Van Wert 2,985, 10. Ottawa-Glandorf 2,903.

Top 25 series: 1. Jami Dunlap (SM) 596, 2. Katie Manger (W) 584, 3. Alicia Herman (D) 570, 4. Britni Hosterman (W) 567, 5. Bryana Twining (B) 561, 6. Dorian Regandanz (C) 560, 7. Brittany Freytag (SM) 551, 8. Jordyn Stewart (E) 540, 9. Josee Kaeck (W) 530, 10. Carlee Hosterman (W) 529, 11. Anessah Jones (VW) 529, 12. Haylee Fleming (B) 529, 13. Dayle Aldrich (S) 528, 14. Allie Meeker (S) 526, 15. Jaden Gibson (SM) 518, 16. Mariana Smith (K) 509, 17. Lauren Alexander (E) 507, 18. Emily Krukowski (O-G) 497, 19. Allison Bailey (D) 497, 20. Amanda Hobbs (S) 494, 21. Grace Dicke (SM) 492, 22. Abbey Ambroza (S) 486, 23. Julia Riepenhoff (S) 481, 24. Karlee Huber (C) 474, 25. Bailee Kelch (C) 474.

All-League

Bowler of the year: Bryana Twining (B)

First team: Bryana Twining (B), Britni Hosterman (W), Jordyn Stewart (E), Alicia Herman (D), Carlee Hosterman (W), Dayle Aldrich (S).

Second team: Jami Dunlap (SM), Allie Meeker (S), Katie Manger (W), Rachel Gerken (D), Dorian Regandanz (C).

Third team: McKalyn Schroeder (D), Brittany Freytag (SM), Abbey Ambroza (S), Jaden Gibson (SM), Grace Dicke (SM).

Final overall standings: St. Marys 19.5 points, Shawnee 17.5, Wapak 16.5, Defiance 14.5, Celina 12, Bath 10, Elida 8, Kenton 5, Ottawa-Glandorf 4, Van Wert 3.

The Lima News sports department can be reached at 567-242-0468.

The Lima News sports department can be reached at 567-242-0468.

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