Below are the latest highlights of high school bowling around the MSR coverage area:

BOYS BOWLING

Allendale 19 Coopersville 11: The Falcons took down the Broncos in a competitive match. Coopersville took the first Baker game 193-122, but Allendale rallied for a 190-169 win in the second Baker game. In the final individual game, Allendale was ahead by just five pins, before they were able to pull out a 15-pin win. Nate Diephouse (218), Sean Jenkins (213-197) and Chandler Selk (191-167) led Allendale in this match. Hunter Rewersma (240-174), Aydin Johnson (222-178) and Logan Karns (200) paced Coopersville.

Allendale 21 Grandville 9: The Bulldogs took the first Baker game by 18 pins, but the Falcons rallied and captured the second Baker game and the match. Peyton Selk (245-237) and Sean Jenkins (231-170) rolled strong performances for victorious Allendale.

Battle Creek Lakeview 18 Portage Central 12: The Spartans lost both Baker games to fall behind 10-0. A phenomenal performance in the individual games allowed BCL to pull out a 6-point victory. Lonnie Green posted a season-high 219-200 series, while Cade Landers added a 197-163. “Starting down 10-0, I told them to trust our process that we have worked on in practice,” Lakeview Coach Corey Conine shared. “We can only control what we can control, and now we are standing tall in first place.”

Bay City John Glenn 22 Frankenmuth 8: These two split the Baker games before Glenn ran away in the individual games. Cameron Severs hit a clutch shot in Baker play and added a 166. Zac Schmitzer posted a 168 to lead the ‘Muth.

Cedar Springs 22 Forest Hills Eastern 8: Cedar Springs captured a league victory over the Hawks. Isaiah Waite was phenomenal, posting a 257-245 individual game series. Alex Steil (187-189), Andrew Ellearman (168-168) and John Mitchell (183-167) added strong performances for Cedar. FHE was led by Brady Denhof (203-167), Jonah Whalen (170-199) and Ashton Feenstra (179-137).

East Grand Rapids 27 Lowell 3: The Pioneers took on their rival Red Arrows and rolled to a victory. Posting a pair of 191s in Baker Games gave EGR a 10-0 early lead, and they followed that up with strong individual play, posting a 1761 total team score.

Frankenmuth 30 Alma 0: The Eagles swept the Panthers in their match. Cameron Severs matched his high game of the season with a 226. He added a 177 in game two. Mayson Knopp (158) and Justin Knopp (156) added strong performances.

Frankenmuth 21 Essexville Garber 9: The Eagles took down the rival Dukes in a game closer than the score indicates. Cameron Severs (179), Ryan Tutt (174), and Mayson Knopp (158) had strong performances.

GR Catholic Central 26 Forest Hills Eastern 4: The Cougars rolled past FHE in OK Gold play. Caleb Cook (173-156), Dominic Panneffel (204-1662) and David Sepulveda (178) led GRCC in scoring. FHE saw strong play from Bryce Jenkins (215-129) and Jonah Whalen (165-140).

Middleville 28 Forest Hills Eastern 2: The Trojans dominated the Hawks in an OK Gold meet. Wyatt Jacobson (228-192) and Ethan Kriekaard (225-185) paced Middleville in this victory. FHE was led by Bryce Jenkins (190-160) and Gabe Biel (206-118).

Northview 27 East Grand Rapids 3: The Wildcats cruised to victory over the Pioneers in OK White action. After securing a Baker sweep, they won the individual games 1984-1720. Cadyn Pranger posted a 256-197 series, while Kyle Pranger added a 268-237 performance. Ryan Carpenter (229-181) also got into the double-century club for Northview. EGR was led by Cam Brandstadt (249-182) and Michael Colombo (191).

Orchard View 19 Fremont 11: The Cardinals defeated the Packers in a Monday match. Fremont fell behind early, rallied, and fell apart at the end of this close battle. Andrew Lyon led the way for Fremont with a 207-157. Gabe Vanvleet added a 158.

Otsego 27 Paw Paw 3: The Bulldogs took down the Red Wolves in Wolverine Conference play. Despite having players out due to illness, Otsego saw individuals step up to deliver the victory. Zach Byron (202), Connor Farrish (176), Tanner Hooker (168), Robert Phillips (157) and Jalen Radke (124) posted strong scores, while Dylan Towne and Javier Sanchez-Bellido made key strikes in Baker action.

Rockford 18.5 East Kentwood 11.5: 300 is viewed as rarified air, as bowling’s perfect score. In this OK Red battle, there were two perfect games bowled. First, East Kentwood rolled a 300 in a Baker game victory over the Rams. In individual play, Rockford’s Tony DeLuccia posted a 300 to help Rockford win 18.5 of 20 individual points and secure the match. DeLuccia posted a 206 in his first individual game, and he was joined by Landon Stoklas (258), Jaxson Ward (233), and Talon Riksen (202) above 200 pins for Rockford. East Kentwood saw Bradyn Curtis (233), Parker Lovejoy (224-203), Dylan Gresley (202) and Elijah Cruz (200) hit the double-century mark.

Sturgis 26 Vicksburg 4: The Trojans cruised past Vicksburg in Wolverine Conference action. Christian Quirn (194-184), Blake Adamski (187-166) and Drake Harker (134-154) led Sturgis in victory. Vicksburg saw Jake Master post a 152.

Wayland 26 South Christian 4: The Wildcats took all ten points in the Bakers to set up a dominant victory over the Sailors. Deven Gardner posted a high score for Wayland with a 212. He was joined by Mark Musgrave and Stephen Harnish in sweeping their matches. Wayland now sits at 3-0 in OK Gold play.

Wellspring Prep 17 Hastings 13: The Wolves took down the Saxons in Hastings’ first home match. Drew Rhodes (168-136) won a pair of points for Hastings, as did Gage Richmond (153-142).

 

GIRLS BOWLING

Alma 25 Frankenmuth 5:┬áThe Panthers cruised past the Eagles on Saturday. Tia Bierlein (142), Katie Deal (130) and Chyenne Williams (102) led the ‘Muth in defeat.

Bay City John Glenn 27 Frankenmuth 3: The Eagles were destroyed by BCJG in a home match. After losing Bakers 137-124 and 140-96, the ‘Muth was able to win three individual points. Jozie Felske (118) and Tia Bierlein (111) led the Eagles.

Cedar Springs 29 Forest Hills Eastern 1: The Hawks had just two healthy bowlers, and that led to a blowout win for Cedar Springs in OK Gold play. Chloe Fisk (204-170) and Kayla Walters (195-138) led Cedar Springs in scoring. Sarah Laidier (127-100) and Emilee Nowicki (128-123) scored for FHE.

Coopersville 29 Allendale 1: The Broncos defeated a short-handed Allendale team in OK Blue action. Miniya Graflena (192), Avery Burk (166-152), Emily Kulhawik (156) and Kahana Austin (150) led Coopersville in this match.

East Grand Rapids 17 Northview 13: The Pioneers and Wildcats battled in OK White play. EGR held a narrow 6-4 lead after winning the Baker games 238-234. In individual play, the Pioneers won by 11 total pins. Anna Edleman (153-145) and Keely Tyrer (162-113) paced EGR. Northview was led by Erin Fennema (178-149) and Kelly Hartman (156-117).

Essexville Garber 26 Frankenmuth 4: The Dukes were dominant on Saturday down in Ithaca. The ‘Muth was led by Katie Deal (117), Chyenne Williams (117) and Tia Bierlein (111).

GR Catholic Central 29 Forest Hills Eastern 1: The Hawks bowled just three girls, allowing GRCC to nearly sweep FHE. Sarah Laidler scored the lone point for the Hawks with a 170 performance. GRCC was led by Madi Kehoe (159-132) and Sophia Bersley (131-122).

Grandville 27 Allendale 3: The Bulldogs took advantage of a short-handed Allendale team that had just two girls start. Allendale won three of their four individual matches but could not overcome the difference.

Hastings 29 Wellspring Prep 1: The Saxons cruised past the Wolves in a home match. Abby Barton (157-142), Amber Rabideau (125-121), Andrea Rhodes (166-120), and Shyanna Baker (120-147) all swept their individual matches.

Hudsonville 28 East Kentwood 2: The Eagles cruised to victory in an OK Red showdown with East Kentwood. Ciara DeJongh (198-181), Tana Baar (172-176), and Morgan Blouw (151-164) led Hudsonville. KariAnn Hall posted the high score for EK with a 160.

Hudsonville 17 Jenison 13: The Eagles escaped the Wildcats in an OK Red battle in the lanes. Jenison led 6-4 after Baker Games, but Hudsonville was able to win the individual games by a total of two pins. Morgan Blouw (193-171) and Ciara DeJongh (159-150) led the Eagles, while Kiarah Kroon (157-126) and Grace Smith (170-147) led Jenison.

Lowell 27 East Grand Rapids 3: The Red Arrows took advantage of a short-handed EGR team that bowled just three girls. Add in two 200+ scores and Lowell cruised to victory.

Middleville 27 Forest Hills Eastern 3: It was a short-handed match for both teams in the OK Gold. Middleville had four bowlers in comparison to FHE’s three, and that proved to be the difference. Paige Green led Middleville with a 188-160. Sarah Laidier paced FHE with a 147-118 effort.

Orchard View 18 Fremont 12: The Cardinals conceded the first Baker game, but they rallied to win the Bakers by six pins to take a 6-4 lead. OV would also win a close battle in individual play, a 23-point win. Rhiannon Ziebke (132) and Annika Yuhasz (127) led the Packers.

Otsego 26 Paw Paw 4: It was another stellar performance for the Bulldogs when they faced the Red Wolves. Wybie Burke posted her high game (134), as did Chloe Vincent (141). Alicyn Klok posted a 309 series.

Portage Central 28 Battle Creek Lakeview 2: The Spartans’ ladies bowlers were taken down by Portage Central in a SMAC showdown. The Baker games went to the Mustangs, 140-97 and 101-91. Isabella Ieibanna led BCL with a 137-120 series. Alissa Mella (114-97) and Alissa Morgan (114-87) also broke the century mark.

Wayland 25 South Christian 5: The Sailors only had four bowlers, allowing Wayland to cruise to victory. Kadence Bottrall (238-217) and Bella Harnish (214) both swept their games with strong performances.

 

TOURNAMENT PERFORMANCES

Sturgis hosted the inaugural Trojan Baker Bash. The Trojans’ girls finished third in the 12-game baker qualifiers with a 1586, as Bronson led the way with 1655. In the bracket play, Coldwater upset Bronson in the finals. The Trojans’ boys finished first in qualifiers with a 1946 team tally. In bracket play, Sturgis was upset by Niles, who bowed out in the finals to Coldwater. Sturgis would place fourth after losing in the consolation.