GH boys' bowlers rolling through O-K Red

Grand Haven's boys bowling team placed fifth out of 12 teams at Saturday's Fruitport Invitational, while the host Trojans were ninth.
Tribune Staff
Jan 10, 2012

In the girls’ competition, the Trojans placed eighth and the Buccaneers were 12th.

Grand Haven’s boys totaled 3,320 pins, well behind Orchard View’s first-place total of 3,644. Oakridge was second at 3,446.  Fruitport finished with 2,958 pins.

In match play, Grand Haven lost in the opening round to Ravenna, 384-368.

Oakridge defeated Orchard View in the championship match, 428-383.

In the girls’ tournament, Fruitport finished with 2,221 total pins and Grand Haven had 1,681. Kelloggsville was the winner with 2,842 pins.

Neither the Bucs nor the Trojans qualified for the match play event, which saw Kelloggsville defeat Rockford, 320-245.

On Monday, the Buccaneers took on Jenison, with the boys team dominating the Wildcats, winning 27-3.

Shamar Stailey had the Bucs’ high game with a 254 and also added a 180. John Morehouse turned in games of 239 and 209, while Nick Laird added a 191 and a 210.

Nate Hix rolled games of 191 and 168, while Justin White won a point with his 192 game.

In the Baker games, Grand Haven’s scores of 171 and 223 for a total of 394 easily defeated Jenison’s 147-203-350.

The Bucs’ girls came up short for the third time in as many matches, losing to Jenison, 25-5. All of Grand Haven’s points came during the match play portion of the event. Lindsey Bronold earned a point with her 127 game. Dominique Sauers won two points with games of 177 and 150, while Sam McKinnon also earned a pair of points with games of 159 and 164.

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