Bucs’ bowlers hold onto 1st after tie with ‘Dawgs

Grand Haven's varsity boys bowling team held onto first place in the O-K Red Conference thanks to a 15-15 tie against rival Grandville.
Tribune Staff
Feb 9, 2012


The Buccaneer boys claimed a 6-4 lead after the two baker games thanks to a 201 in the opening game and a 214 in the second.

Grandville came back to take 9-of-11 points in the regular games.

John Morehouse scored a pair of points for the Bucs with games of 213 and 180, as did Justin White, who rolled a 193 and a 233.

Zach Gargano earned a point with his 189 game, while Nate Hix bowled a 209 and a 169, but did not earn a point.
In the girls’ competition, the Bucs came up short against the Bulldogs, 25-5.

Grand Haven won the opening baker game with a 165, but fell short in the second, rolling a 126.

The lone match play point came from Claudia Melton, who rolled a 151 game to beat Grandville’s Kasey Eaton, one of the league’s top bowlers. Gina Hartwell bowled a 133 and a 135, while Lindsey Bronold added a 135 and a 141.


Spring Lake’s boys bowling team came up short against Fremont on Wednesday, 27.5-2.5, while the Lakers’ girls lost to the Packers, 23-7.

In the boys’ competition, the Lakers earned points thanks to a 152 game from C.I. Anderson and a 135 game from T.J. Kriger. Seth Kriger added a half a point thanks to his 169 game.

Spring Lake was shut out in the two baker games.

The Lakers’ girls, on the other hand, won the second baker game, 118-110, and also took the overall baker total, 241-238. That gave Spring Lake a 6-4 lead heading into match play, where Fremont proceeded to win 19 of the 20 possible points.

The Lakers’ lone match play point came thanks to a 149 game by Elinor Adams.


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