Winter sports update: Bowling

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The men’s and women’s bowling teams have wrapped up their seasons.

Caleb Land, Sports Editor

Final season records: The men’s team finished 6-6-1, and the women’s team finished 0-13 for the season. The men finished sixth in the Sectional and the women were eighth. 

Highlights: Senior Jye Johnson qualified for Regional competition on Jan. 18. Johnson competed in the singles competition during the Regional in Noblesville with a series total of 516, a 172 average. The cutoff to advance to the Semistate was a 551. 

Sophomore Charlie Schenk led the boys team all season with a 195 average, according to Head Coach Mr. Mark Noe, who said that both teams improved during the season. The men’s squad have taken the program to higher expectations with their hard work, he said. “The girls have really improved and developed their games during the season. We are very proud of both squads,” Noe wrote in an email. Freshman Mallory Dills was a late addition but led the girls with a 126 average.

Noe added that Coach Keely Schenk was a great addition to the coaching staff. He said both squads competed hard and worked on their games during our practices and it was displayed this year. 

“We still need to work on consistency and picking up our spares during crucial times of the match. Overall, we had a blast this year and want to recognize the seniors for their leadership and positive role they play for our teams. The Cathedral Irish bowling teams always has room for more participants for next year. The underclassmen will continue to improve their games during the off season at Hindel Bowl,” Noe wrote in an email. 

Men’s varsity bowling averages: Aydan Alerding, 179; Antonio Arroyo, 134; Anthony DeSanto, 132; Jaylen Johnson, 184; Jye Johnson, 168; Nick Rodecap, 176; Charlie Schenck, 195; and William Teasley, 178. 

Women’s varsity bowling averages: Lauren Browning, 102; Mallory Dills, 126; Sydney Moore, 50; Erica Scott, 83; Joanna Suppiger, 104; and Lily Wagner, 106.