Coldwater girls win bowling sectional


By Jack Hammill - For The Lima News



MINSTER — Defending state champion Coldwater dominanted Saturday’s Division II girls sectional at Community Lanes with a team total of 3,908. St. Marys finished finished second with a score of 3,522, despite defeating the Cavaliers in the baker round 1,088-1,058.

Parkway (3,036) and Marion Local (2,964) also advanced to Thursday’s district at Interstate Lanes in Rossford.

Coldwater’s Paige Hartings, the reigning West Ohio High School Bowling Conference bowler of the year, had her best day of the season with games of 195, 247 and 237 for a 679.

Emily Fortener (561), Jessica Butler (560) and Brianna Wenning (521) rounded out the Cavaliers’ top four series. Alexis Frank of Parkway turned in a 544 series. Macy Fowler (513) and Brittany Freytag (511) of St Marys were next in line.

Temple Christian’s Lexi Bayliff qualified as an individual with games of 164, 155 and 170 for a 489. Bayloff and Gabe Dillalo, who bowled in the boys sectional Friday, made Temple Christian history as for the first time the Pioneers will be sending a girl and boy to the district in the same season.

Bailiff ran immediately to her parents for a huge embrace. She gave a ton of thanks as well to Don Boyed for the work he did on her ball at the last minute. Special thanks were given to Chris Sanford and the crew at 20th for everything that they have done for her and the Temple Christian team. Also advancing as individuals were Van Wert’s Anessah Jones (467) and Minster’s Maya Watercutter (436) and Emma Snyder (429).

On Friday, also at Community Lanes, St. Marys won the boys D-II sectional with a score of 4,287 followed by Coldwater (4,263), St. Henry (3,884) and Shawnee (3,881). All four will compete in Thursday’s district at Interstate Lanes in Rossford. Joining those schools as individual qualfiers will be Lima Central Catholic’s Mitchell Hoffman (652) and Jared Nolte (594), Dillalo (619) and Parkway’s Coby Jones (602). Coldwater’s Trey James had the high series of 677 followed by Hoffman and St. Marys’ Austin Cook (636) and Hunter Murphy (635) and Shawnee’s Drew Ambroza (628).

By Jack Hammill

For The Lima News

The Lima News sports department can be reached at 567-242-0451.

The Lima News sports department can be reached at 567-242-0451.

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