Wildcat bowlers still on a roll

The Wildcat bowling teams kept their forward momentum going last week as they both scored big wins against the North Farmington Raiders.

The boys varsity bowling team pulled out a 19-11 victory against the Raiders on Jan. 19.

The Cats won game 1 of the baker games 203 to 179.

In game 2, the Raiders tied the home team with a game of 212. Leading into the head up games, the Cats led 8-2.

The Raiders won game 1 of head up play, led by Parker Dents 278 game 926 to 906.

The Cats won three matches in game 1, holding onto an 11 to 8 lead.

The Wildcats rallied in game 2, winning 1019 to 996.

Leading the game 2 win was Christian Cartner with a 237 score, followed by Will Fallon’s 226 and Luke Meyer’s 217.

“We struggled tonight but really showed some toughness by pulling out the victory,” said Head Coach JR Lafnear. “We have some really tough matches coming up and we’ll need to bowl better than we did tonight. I was proud of how the team rallied tonight when they didn’t have their best stuff.”

The team is currently at the top of the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) Red Division, touting a 6-0 overall record.

The girls varsity bowling team had an equally successful night.

Following their second-place finish at the county meet last weekend the Wildcat girls kept the momentum going, defeating the Raiders of North Farmington 26-4 on Jan. 19.

After winning both baker games that night, the team took it even further, winning 4 of the next 5 matches.

Megan Kessler scored games of 223 and 203.

Claire Sandstrom shot 160 and 186. Megan Armbruster also chipped in with a 180 game.

“These girls are doing a great job. They just keep bowling well and winning matches. They did what they need to do tonight as a team and that’s all you can ask,” said Lafnear.

The Lady Wildcats bowling team is 6-0 overall.

Both teams will compete against Troy, Jan. 30 at 5 Star Lanes (2666 Metro Parkway, Sterling Heights) at 4 p.m.


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