Battle Creek Lakeview 21 Mattawan 9: The Spartans took the 6-4 Bakers lead, but continued to capture a victory in individual play. Lonnie Green II (156-197), Riley Ashby (187), Hunter Markos (136), Cameron McKee (134-129), Cade Landers (157-174) and Casey Whalen (175-147) posted top scores for Lakeview.
East Kentwood 27.5 Wyoming Lee 2.5: The Falcons soared past the Legends in a non-league game late last week. A sweep of the Bakers was followed by strong individual play for EK. Nick Boomstra (189), Elijah Cruz (179) and Ben Schraeger (171) led the victors. Joel Pablo (178-174) and Isaias Molina (167) paced Lee.
Grandville 22 East Kentwood 8: The Bulldogs took down the Falcons last week in an OK Red battle. Tyler Straub (225-215), Ryan LeClaire (224-189), Bonham Pulcifer (233) and Logan Straub (247) led Grandville. East Kentwood was paced by Nick Boomstra (234), Parker Lovejoy (213) and Elijah Cruz (200).
Hastings 19 Parma Western 11: The Saxons defeated the Panthers in Interstate 8 action last Thursday. Gage Richmond (164), Cam Eaton (126-135) and Miles Lipsey (187-133) paced Hastings in scoring. Hastings also swept the Bakers earlier in the match
Hastings 26 Potter’s House 4: The Saxons picked up the non-league win over the Pumas last week. Drew Rhodes (138), Cam Eaton (137-138), Jackson Byers (178-157) and Miles Lipsey (140-212) led Hastings in scoring. They also posted a 137-162 Baker series in this match.
Kent City 28 Fremont 2: The Eagles soared past the Packers in CSAA play last week. Kent City is the top team in the league, putting together a 998-1108 team game efforts to capture a convincing victory. Andrew Lyon (214), Aston Yuhasz (204) and Gabe VanVleet (199) led Fremont.
Niles 21 Otsego 9: The Otsego boys team suffered a loss, but they had a strong performance. A season high 918 came in the first game, but they were swept in the Bakers after falling behind 11-9 in individual play. Zach Byron (204) and Gavin Merril (239) led the Bulldogs.
Otsego 21 Edwardsburg 9: The Bulldogs defeated the Eddies in a league match last week. Gavin Merrill posted a 329 series for Otsego.
Wayland 27 GR Catholic Central 3: The Wildcats swept the Bakers to take a 10-0 lead, and they never looked back. Carson Beck (144), Chandler Caruso (240-214) and Stephen Harnish (164-188) led Wayland in scoring.
Wayland 19 Forest Hills Eastern 11: It was a close Baker set, with Wayland leading just 6-4, but Wayland powered ahead to capture a victory. Mark Musgrave (193-189), Kyle VanEss (168-180), Stephen Harnish (201-212), Carter Decker (148) and Chandler Caruso (151) paced the team in scoring.
Battle Creek Lakeview 24 Mattawan 6: The Spartans defeated the Wildcats in girls bowling as well, jumping out to a 6-4 Baker game lead. Nghi Dinh (94), Leonie Maier (98), Erika Granado (106-86), Alissa Mella (106-100), Isabella Liebana (120-91), and Alyssa Morgan (143-117) posted scores for the victors.
GR Catholic Central def Wayland: The Cougars defeated the Wildcats on Valentine’s Day in a bit of a stunner. Bella Harnish (201-211) and Kadence Bottrall (182-256) had strong efforts for the Wildcats, but the remainder of the team was unable to score enough pins to defeat GRCC.
Hastings 30 Parma Western 0: The Saxons swept Parma Western in Interstate 8 action, completing a perfect performance. Shyanna Baker (194), Ally Herder (158), Abby Barton (157), Andrea Rhodes (217), and Kaylin Schlid (144-166) dominated the competition, picking up points with top scores for Hastings.
Hastings 30 Potter’s House 0: The Saxons posted a perfect sweep of the Pumas in non-league play last week. Shyanna Baker (181), Abby Barton (157) and Andrea Rhodes (200) led Hastings in scoring.
Kent City 29 Fremont 1: The Eagles nearly swept Fremont last week. Fremont saw Makayla Johnson (165) and Amelia Foster (129) lead the way, but they were only able to score one point in the match. Kent City proved why they are the best in the conference.
Niles 18 Otsego 12: The Otsego girls bowling team suffered a loss to Niles last week. Chevelle Jaynes posted a 222 score for Niles in the first game to help the team capture a victory. Wybie Burke (200-153) had another strong effort for Otsego, as the team battled. A single pin difference in the Baker Game delivered the match for Niles.
Otsego 20 Edwardsburg 10: The Bulldogs took down the Eddies in Wolverine action late last week. Wybie Burke (269) and McKinley Kinnane (294) led Otsego in scoring.
Wayland 28 Cedar Springs 2: The Wildcats defeated the Red Hawks in OK Gold play. A sweep of the Bakers was followed with a near sweep of Individual play. Breanna Hyde (201-164), Izzy Botwinski (134-156), Haven Baker (156-124), Bella Harnish (198-167) and Kadence Bottrall (148-202) paced the victors.
Wayland 30 Forest Hills Eastern 0: The Wildcats defeated a short-handed FHE team with a perfect sweep. Izzy Botwinski (175), Breanna Hyde (200-157), Kadence Bottrall (221-194) and Bella Harnish (218) led the Wildcats in scoring.
Frankenmuth at the Macomb Dakota Cougars Classic: The Eagles battled, but their boys team placed 25th out of 30 teams in the qualifying rounds of the Cougars Classic. They were unable to qualify for the bracket.
Fremont at the CSAA Conference Tournament: The Packers were led by Gabe VanVleet (184), Owen Hertel (159) and Andrew Lyon (157). On the girls side, Makayla Johnson (159) and Sophia Romine (143-137) led the way. In All-Conference honors, Sophia Romine took home 1st Team honors. Lyon, VanVleet and Johnson captured Honorable Mention recognition.
Sturgis at the Macomb Dakota Cougars Classic: In the boys tournament, Sturgis finished fourth place out of 29 teams in the qualifying round. Lake Orion upset the Trojans in the first round of the tournament, before advancing to the Semifinals. Macomb Dakota defeated Utica Eisenhower in the boys finals. Sturgis’ girls placed 15th in the bracket, qualifying for the bracket play. In the 2/15 matchup, Sturgis lost to Macomb Dakota, who went on to defeat Utica in the finals 360-346.
Otsego at the Wolverine Conference Tournament: The girls finished third in the Wolverine Conference tournament, with three girls named 2nd team All Conference. The boys finished 8th place despite being down two of their top bowlers.
Sturgis at the Wolverine Conference Tournament: The Sturgis Trojans took third place in the boys’ tournament. Sturgis’ girls were in the semifinals down 2-0 in a best-of-five against Three Rivers, but they clawed back and captured a victory. In the finals, they lost by just two pins in a pivotal game four. In total, Sturgis had 4 All-Conference selections and another 3 Honorable Mentions.