Bucs' boys bowlers win again

Grand Haven's boys bowling team's unbeaten streak in the O-K Red was on the line and tested against East Kentwood on Wednesday.
Tribune Staff
Jan 19, 2012

Competing at Spectrum Lanes, the Bucs started strong by sweeping the Baker games against the Falcons and earning 10 points.

East Kentwood put a scare into the Bucs, however, by storming back and winning the first match play game to earn seven points. Grand Haven re-grouped and flourished in the second match game, knocking down 1,006 pins to the Falcons 899 to secure the 22-8 victory. Senior Nate Hix was on fire to close out the match, as he finished with a stellar score of 280.

Grand Haven is now 6-0 in the O-K Red and has claimed at least a share of the conference title.

Earning two points for the Bucs in match play games was Nick Laird, who rolled games of 178 and 201. John Morehouse picked up a point with his 224 effort in Game 1, while Justin White’s 206 in Game 2 also earned a point.

Grand Haven’s girls captured four points in Baker games, but lost out in total pins by just 11.

East Kentwood controlled the match play games, outscoring the Bucs 17-3 to earn the 23-7 win.

Scoring points for the Bucs were Claudia Melton, Marina Chavez, and Lindsey Bronold.

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