Spotlight: Caledonia’s Alec Bisterfeldt rolled a 300 last week against East Kentwood. His final 10th frame, completing the perfect game with a turkey, is captured here on video.
Allendale tied Zeeland 15-15
Battle Creek Lakeview 29 Vicksburg 1: The Spartans raced past Vicksburg over the weekend. It was 10-0 after the Bakers, with Lakeview winning 190-159 and 164-130. Cade Landers (225-225), Lonnie Green II (195-178) and Casey Whalen (160-173) led the way in individual match play with a pair of points, while Andrew McKee (191) added a point in his single match.
Caledonia 17 Grandville 13: The Fighting Scots raced out to a 14-5 lead heading into the final individual game, and they held off a Bulldogs charge to capture the victory. Ayden Sulzener (253-204) and Nick Dykstra (217-213) led the way for the Fighting Scots.
East Grand Rapids 26 Greenville 4: The Pioneers secured a big win over Greenville in OK White action. Michael Colombo (256-197), Nolan Snoeyer (253) and Cam Brandstadt (212) posted the top scores for East Grand Rapids. Devin Knickerbocker (225-193) and Lance Durnell (205-201) led Greenville.
East Kentwood 22 Grand Haven 8: The Falcons defeated the Bucs in OK Red action last week. Elijah Cruz (205-191), Parker Lovejoy (193-181) and Dylan Gresley (214-161) led EK. Alex Gannon (222-212), Ben Prokopec (220-141) and Austin Brueker (168-164) led Grand Haven.
East Kentwood 24 Jenison 6: The Falcons took down the Wildcats on Monday evening, reeling off a strong individual performance with the Baker score 6-4. Parker Lovejoy (221-210), Dylan Gresley (202-198) and Ben Schraeger (213) led EK.
Frankenmuth 26 Bridgeport 4: The ‘Muth led 6-4 after the Bakers, but they swept individual game play against Bridgeport. Ryan Tutt (232), Cameron Severs (195-196), Mayson Knop (187) and Alec Martin (177) led Frankenmuth in scoring.
Frankenmuth 26 Freeland 4: The Eagles soared past the Falcons in a “Battle of the Birds” on Saturday in Bay City. Cameron Severs (199), Zak Schmitzer (188-171), Mayson Knop (190) and Michael Carter (177) led the ‘Muth, as the team also swept the Baker games.
Fremont def Central Montcalm: The Packers swept the Bakers against the Hornets, and they rolled a 791-893 regular game series. The 893 is a season-best for Fremont. Kaden Johnson (214-206), Andrew Lyon (210) and Gabe VanVleet (191) led the victors.
Fremont 28 Chippewa Hills 2: The Packers swept the Bakers, including a season-best 221 in the second game. They would continue their roll as Aston Yuhasz posted a 192-178 series to allow Fremont to race to victory.
Fremont def Ludington: The Packers and Orioles had a doubleheader match on Monday evening. Fremont won the first game 24-6, and they took the second match 27-3. Andrew Lyon (221, 159), Gabe VanVleet (147) and Jacob Walker (193) rolled strong games throughout the evening.
Fremont 28 Western Michigan Christian 2: The Packers swept the Bakers and never looked back, blitzing the Warriors in this match. Andrew Lyon (192) and Ston Yuhasz (178) led the way for the victors.
Hastings 16 Coldwater 14: The Saxons narrowly defeated Coldwater in Interstate 8 action last week. Deagan Wilkins (189) and Gage Richmond (199-181) led the way with strong performances.
Hastings 21 Wellspring Prep 9: The Saxons defeated Wellspring in a non-league match on Monday. Cam Eaton (205-134), Drew Rhodes (155) and Gage Richmond (167-154) led the victors in scoring. Hastings also swept the Bakers with 182 and 179 single-game totals.
Mattawan 28 Gull Lake 2: The Wildcats cruised past Gull Lake over the weekend. Cameron Johnson (190-211), Charlie Johnson (255) and Eric Wheeler (197) led the way for Mattawan with strong performances.
Otsego 17 Vicksburg 13: The Bulldogs secured a SWMHSBL victory against Vicksburg. Otsego led 6-4 after Baker Game action, and continued their roll in the individual games. Connor Farrish (169), Gavin Merrill (158-153) and Zach Byron (154) posted the victor’s best scores.
Wayland 18 GR Catholic Central 12: The Wildcats swept the Bakers, taking a 10-0 lead. GRCC rallied, capturing 7 of the next 9 points to make the score 12-7 in favor of Wayland. Strong senior play, including two tenth-frame strikes by Stephen Harnish, allowed the Wildcats to hold on for the narrow win. Carson Beck led the way with a 202 game for Wayland.
Zeeland 26.5 Muskegon 3.5: The Zeeland combined squad had little trouble with the Big Reds in league play. Alex Vogt (223) and Nick Woodman (213) paced the victors with strong scoring efforts.
Battle Creek Lakeview 30 Vicksburg 0: The Spartans saw strong performances by Lauren Davis (150), Alissa Mella (123), Alyssa Morgan (116) and Leonie Maier (113).
Central Montcalm 30 Fremont 0: The Hornets blanked the Packers on Saturday, sweeping the match. Annika Yuhasz led Fremont in defeat with a 109, while Adena Tedford posted a 106.
Chippewa Hills 22 Fremont 8: The Warriors defeated the Packers in Saturday’s CSAA Gold duals. The Bakers were close, with Chippewa Hills winning the first game by 7 pins and Fremont losing by 1. As a result, it was 6-4 Warriors. Makayla Johnson led Fremont with a 128, while Annika Yuhasz added a 117.
Coldwater 26 Hastings 4: The Cardinals took flight early, soaring past the Saxons. Amber Rabideau won a point for Hastings with a 126 game, while Ally Herder put together a 149-162 series.
Freeland 27 Frankenmuth 3: The Eagles only had four bowlers, which left them shorthanded on Saturday against Freeland. As a result, Freeland was able to coast to victory. Jozie Felske (163-137) and Tia Bierlein (138) paced the ‘Muth in defeat.
Grandville 26 Caledonia 4: The Bulldogs swept the Baker Games, and they continued their strong play into the individual games. Emma Whitman (173-188) and Kala Bisterfeldt (160-179) led Caledonia in defeat.
Greenville 27 East Grand Rapids 3: The ‘Jackets took down the Pioneers, who were shorthanded with only three bowlers. Genesys Noble paced the victors with a 159-193 series, while Kennedy Dunham (128-136) and Amaya Farr (108-125) also swept their matches. Avery Bishop (120-130) picked up two points for EGR.
Hastings 24 Wellspring Prep 6: The Saxons defeated Wellspring in their non-league match on Monday. Abby Barton (131), Ally Herder (146-168), Amber Rabideau (118-140), Andrea Rhodes (156) and Shyanna Baker (129-155) led the way for Hastings in individual game play.
Mattawan 26 Gull Lake 4: The Wildcats secured a win against the Blue Devils. Klara Kruschwitz (117-117) and Kahlia Morgan (90-97) paced the victors.
Middleville def Wayland: The Trojans dealt the Wildcats their first match defeat of the season on Monday evening. Kadence Bottrall (201) and Bella Harnish (193) led Wayland in scoring.
Wayland 27 GR Catholic Central 3: The Wildcats defeated the Cougars on January 31, sweeping the Bakers. Bella Harnish (217-213), Kadence Bottrall (215-183) and Breanna Hyde (159-148) led the victors in scoring.
Western Michigan Christian 21 Fremont 9: The Packers fell behind 10-0 after the Bakers, and although they played the single games closer, they could not make up that deficit on the scoreboard. Sophia Romine (139) and Makayla Johnson (120) posted the best scores for the Packers.
Zeeland 30 Allendale 0
Zeeland 30 Muskegon 0: The Zeeland bunch swept the Big Reds in OK Green action. Brianna Fortney rolled a 226-215 series, while Rylee Smith posted a 204.
Sturgis Trojan Invitational: The host Trojans placed second in the boys’ qualifying round, with a 2909 score. Portage Northern (2992) earned the #1 boys seed, and they captured the championship in bracket play as well. Sturgis was upset by Coldwater in the semifinals, and they suffered a defeat against Marshall in consolation play, earning the Trojans fourth place. On the girls side of the action, Sturgis (2232) placed sixth out of eight teams. Bronson (2599) led after the qualifiers, but South Haven would capture the championship in bracket play. The Rams topped Hillsdale in the finals.
Hudsonville Invitational: The boys tournament went to the hosts, who defeated East Kentwood and Byron Center in the bracket play. The Zeeland ladies dominated the tournament with a 500-pin advantage in qualifying. In the bracket, they zoomed past Unity to capture the title. Alyssa Fortney, Morgan Smith and Rylee Smith all earned All-Tournament honors. Wayland’s Bella Harnish led the field with a 455 two-game series (200-255) to capture the individual top honors.