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Striking a Balance: Youth leagues return from Thanksgiving break

Striking a Balance: Youth leagues return from Thanksgiving break


By Susan Jenior

Staff Writer


Juniors were back competing in leagues following the Thanksgiving break.

Here is a recap on their return.


Ryan Kertis made a statement as he returned to the oldest-junior league, rolling a high game of 204 on his way to a 536 series to lead the boys in the league. Pushing Kertis was Domnic Madden (171-485) and Carter Flachbart (165-457).

Leading the girls, Emily Morrison rolled a 173 high game and finished her three games with a 483 series. Brooklyn Baril (146) and Lilly Baclawski (402) grabbed runner-up high game and series for the week.

Carter Flachbart, 237-552, and Emily Morrison, 212-599, are at the top of the season-long leaderboard.



Maranda Ailes (154-284) led the girls in the league that bowls on Wednesdays, with Meredith Rang (14-269) and Carly Domres (138-234) rounding out the top-three individual scores for the girls.

Logan Cox (204-348) and Jarrod Gauntner (191-356) shared the top of the leaderboard for high game and series. Brandon Boyette (179-379) moved into the top three with his solid effort.

oyette and Robin Wheeler each had the highest game-over-average and series-over-average.

Boyette rolled a 179 that was 53 pins over his 126 average and stayed consistent through three games, two games, rolling a 329 series that was 77 pins over his series average.

Wheeler was both 25 pins over her game and series average, tossing a 100-185. Wheeler carries a 75 average.



The youngest athletes, learning how to bowl and having fun at the same time, were led by Dylan Simon (92-171), Olivia Lexington (95) and Delanie Baldwin (165).

Bryan Horner (117) and Lilly Renkel (135) own the high games for the entire season. Renkel also has the high series for girls (214). Dylan Simon tossed a 196 to remain at the top of the season-long leaderboard for series.



Dave Reynolds and Nick Williams each rolled a 300 game in the Garden Spot League as Reynolds also captured high series, 754.



Krista Dockery earned the top spots on the leaderboard for high series ad high game, rolling a 203-569 in the Happy Hour Doubles League.

Jeannie Dockery almost pushed her daughter-in-law out of the high game, bowling a 201, just two pins shy of the top spot.



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MIKE’S GALS-STEELASTIC LLC: Kelly Stebner 212-617, Lynnette Szabat 209-586.

WOODLAND’S TRIO: Nick Arlequeeuw 289-792, Tabitha Schlupe 277-685.

KSU FACULTY-STAFF: Hal Lehman 235-653, Betsy Mako 210-537.

FUN CLUB: Phyllis Meonske 185-483, Carol Trego 134-354.

WHITE’S SENIOR TRIO: Kevin Basom 256, Fred Endres 666, Tabitha Schlupe 257-742.

HAPPY HOUR DOUBLES: Thomas Prater 265-705, Krista Dockery 203-569.

ELKS & FRIENDS: Dale Hahn 289, Ron Elwood 750, Tabitha Schlupe 221-655.

FRIDAY CASINO FALL: Jaret Doraski 300, Dale Hahn 300-887, Roberta Papczun 248-665.

FRIDAY MATCH PLAY TRIO: John Hankins 279, Ryan Rosinski, Wanda Gehret 211, Robin Wise 565.

GARDEN SPOT: Dave Reynolds 300-754, Nick Williams 300, Aleks Kiss 247-728.

PERFECT FIT TRIO: Michael Klem 279, Jason Price 985, Bonny Bender 245, Lisa Osborne 852.

ROOFING GUY: Scott Hensley 269-688, Ashleey Cottrell 195, Yvonne Rafferty 531.

GATEWAY CASINO: Steve McCarley 278-731, Alicia Lindon 253-640.

WHITE’S SENIOR DOUBLES: Fred Endres 248-641, Tabitha Schlupe 225-585.



SPINS BOWL BUMPERS: Dylan Simon 92-171, Olivia Lenington 95, Delanie Baldwin 165.

SPINS BOWL JUNIORS: Ryan Kertis 204-536, Emily Morrison 173-483.

SPECIAL NEEDS: Logan Cox 204, Jarrod Gauntier 356, Maranda Ailes 154-284.




PORTAGE COUNTY USBC TOURNAMENTS (Entry forms and info available at Spins Bowl, Kent; Kent Lanes, Kent; and Sky Lanes, Garrettsville and online at Facebook: Portage County USBC.)

TODAY — Portage County USBC Junior-Senior Trio, Spins Bowl, Kent

Feb. 11 — Portage County USBC Handicap Singles, Kent Lanes, Kent.


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