The Herald Bulletin

Morning Update

Sports

February 16, 2013

Area bowlers place well in state finals

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Local high school bowling was well represented from the area in the state finals at Lafayette on Saturday.

After a very long month with weekend after weekend of frayed nerves and queasy stomachs with some very talented completion, everything came to a head at the state finals this weekend.

The White River Valley I conference produced 2 teams and 3 individual bowlers.

The Alexandria girls team qualified fourth in the tourney with a 2,580 series. Alexandria was in eighth position after two team games and battled back throughout the five baker games to jump into the final spot for the stepladder finals.

In the first head-to-head match, Alexandria beat No. 3 seed Portage.

The Tigers wavered in the second match to fall against No. 2 seed Boone Grove for a third place finish. The Lady Tigers are Emily Young, Alexus Thompson, Ashley Willey, Mikaela Hiatt, Cheryl Redding, McKenzie Starr and Kasey Carney.

In the individual section of the tournament, senior Matt Robey of Pendleton finished 24th in the state, a solid ending to his high school bowling career.

Alexandria junior Mason Ward had a seventh place finish with hopes of returning next year. This was Ward’s second appearance in as many years at the state level.

Emily Young, a freshman from Alexandria, was the only local female competitor to make it to the state level. Young finished in the 13th position as a rookie in the state finals. Experience definitely comes into play at this stage and that was the one thing Young couldn’t practice.

The Pendleton boys team ended its season 11th in the state. Team members are Matt Robey, Steven Pursley, Cody Flatford, Nathaniel Cardwell, Dylan Holford, Levi Bennett and Johnny Ginder.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • SPT - HB0121 - Luck photo Luck, Colts to open season against Manning's Broncos

    The Indianapolis Colts will open the 2014 regular season at AFC champion Denver in a Sunday night showdown pitting quarterback Peyton Manning against his former team.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT - HB0424 - Frankton vs AHS - 048 Frankton hits early, often in win over Anderson Frankton pounded out 11 hits in handing Anderson its second softball loss in as many nights.

    April 23, 2014 3 Photos

  • SPT - HB0424 - Alex v MG 3 Argylls hold on to top Tigers Pitching and defense win games, especially in girls high school softball and it was on display here Wednesday evening as the Madison-Grant Lady Argylls picked up a 4-1 Central Indiana Conference win over the host Lady Tigers.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Indians come up short against Tigers in golf The Anderson Indians came up short against Yorktown 147-170 on Wednesday.

    April 23, 2014

  • Reggie photo for online notebook Colts notebook: Few doubts about Wayne in locker room If there are outside doubts about whether Reggie Wayne can return to form because of his age and the severity of his injury, few are shared inside the Indianapolis Colts' locker room.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT - HB0424 - Mathis armor Mathis' leadership paying off for Colts An authentic set of battle armor greeted visitors to Robert Mathis' locker Wednesday at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center. The black-and-gold helmet and chest plate look more at home in one of the "300" movies, but they are the proud possessions of the NFL's reigning sacks champion thanks to the generosity of Daniel Adongo and Bjoern Werner.

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • Mike Lopresti: Pacers finally respond to critics So maybe the Indiana Pacers don't like being called wussies. Is that all it took, an on-air jab from Charles Barkley? Some brash talk, apparently, from Atlanta Hawks guard and Indianapolis native son Jeff Teague? Or was it the stark reality that they were closing in on owning the notorious legacy of a team that melted in the bright lights, faster than frozen yogurt?

    April 23, 2014

  • Rick Bramwell: Morel season off to a slow start The expectations, brought on by a harsh winter, have turned into a wait-and-see situation for morel hunters. A cooler than normal spring has put the tasty little sponges on ice.

    April 23, 2014

  • Tigers nip Argylls in girls track meet ALEXANDRIA -- Kelsey Crisp had a trio of firsts and a second place finish and her Alexandria Tigers needed every one of those as they nipped Madison-Grant 61-60 in a girls dual track meet here Tuesday. Crisp won the 100, the 400 and the long jump and

    April 23, 2014

  • SPT - HB0423 - PHHS golf 1 PH displays depth, dismantles Delta Three of Pendleton Heights top five golfers sat out Tuesday’s match against Delta, and the Arabians barely missed a beat. Tyler Meyer and Chase Simpson fired low nine-hole scores of 36 to pace the Arabians to a 159-190 victory over the Eagles.

    April 22, 2014 2 Photos

Latest Sports Photos


Click here to browse and buy photos from The Herald Bulletin

AP Video