Galion Tigers enter first year of varsity bowling


By Chad Clinger - cclinger@civitasmedia.com



GALION TIGERS BOWLING

Saturday Nov. 19 Victory Lanes Warm-up Tourney

Monday Nov. 21 @ River Valley “Buckeye Lanes”

Monday Nov. 28 @ Cardington “Morrow Lanes”

Tuesday Nov. 29 Pleasant

Friday Dec. 2 Jonathan Alder

Monday Dec. 5 @ Ridgedale “Buckeye Lanes”

Tuesday Dec. 6 @ Buckeye Valley “Colony Lanes”

Thursday Dec. 8 River Valley

Monday Dec. 12 Cardington

Wednesday Dec. 14 @ Mount Gillead “Morrow Lanes”

Friday Dec. 16 Ridgedale

Tuesday Dec. 20 Crestline

Thursday Jan. 5 Marion Harding

Friday Jan. 6 @ North Union “Marysville Lanes”

Monday Jan. 9 Buckeye Valley

Friday Jan. 13 Mount Gilead

Wednesday Jan. 18 @ Jonathan Alder “Plain City Lanes”

Friday Jan. 20 Gilead Christian

Tuesday Jan. 24 North Union

Thursday Jan. 26 Crestline

Monday Jan. 30 @ Pleasant “Blue Fusion”

Tuesday Feb. 7 @ Marion Harding “Blue Fusion”

Saturday Feb. 11 @ MOAC Championships in Marysville

Saturday Feb. 18 Sectionals

Saturday Feb. 25 Districts

Saturday March 4 State

GALION — This winter sports season, the Galion Tigers will be sending out two new varsity squads to compete in the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference.

Both boys and girls from Galion High School can now compete on the school’s bowling teams. The rollers were able to get some experience last year when they competed in the MOAC meet, as well as the Crawford County tournament. Both the boys and girls teams won the county tourney.

The Tigers’ boys team will be led by coach Ryan Scribner. Coach Scribner has eight student athletes on his team in their inaugural season. Junior Aaron Stewart is the lone upperclassmen on the team and is joined by four sophomores and three freshmen. Sophomores on the team are Dylan Ruth, Timothy Crawford, David Riddle and Jacob Lear. Alan Evans, Austin Rinehart and Colten Yost are the ninth graders on Scribner’s lineup.

Coach Scribner had the following to say about his team. “(We’re) looking at a pretty young team but a young team with talent. (We’re) really looking forward to this upcoming season.” “It’s a great opportunity to get kids that may not compete in a winter sport out and have something to do. Galion has had a bowling club for many years. With this year being the first year as a varsity sport, my main goal this year is to still have fun as well as going out and being able to compete. This group of kids are ready to compete,” he continued.

The girls side of the bowling team is coached by Bobby Lear. Coach Lear has a smaller roster at just five girls; three juniors and two seniors. Macy Eicher, Stevie Ness and Lynn Ousley are the team’s juniors. Brooklyn Potter and Sara Misera will provide the senior leadership for the first year program.

“This is our first year as a letter sport. We as a team are going to have fun and try to be competitive,” was how coach Lear simply stated the goal for this season.

Both of Galion’s squads had their first action on Saturday Nov.19 at the Warm Up Tourney at Victory Lanes here in Galion. Regular season actions starts Monday Nov.21 at Buckeye Lanes against River Valley in MOAC competition. The hope opener for the Tigers will be Tuesday Nov.29 at Victory Lanes against another MOAC foe, the Pleasant Spartans.

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By Chad Clinger

cclinger@civitasmedia.com

GALION TIGERS BOWLING

Saturday Nov. 19 Victory Lanes Warm-up Tourney

Monday Nov. 21 @ River Valley “Buckeye Lanes”

Monday Nov. 28 @ Cardington “Morrow Lanes”

Tuesday Nov. 29 Pleasant

Friday Dec. 2 Jonathan Alder

Monday Dec. 5 @ Ridgedale “Buckeye Lanes”

Tuesday Dec. 6 @ Buckeye Valley “Colony Lanes”

Thursday Dec. 8 River Valley

Monday Dec. 12 Cardington

Wednesday Dec. 14 @ Mount Gillead “Morrow Lanes”

Friday Dec. 16 Ridgedale

Tuesday Dec. 20 Crestline

Thursday Jan. 5 Marion Harding

Friday Jan. 6 @ North Union “Marysville Lanes”

Monday Jan. 9 Buckeye Valley

Friday Jan. 13 Mount Gilead

Wednesday Jan. 18 @ Jonathan Alder “Plain City Lanes”

Friday Jan. 20 Gilead Christian

Tuesday Jan. 24 North Union

Thursday Jan. 26 Crestline

Monday Jan. 30 @ Pleasant “Blue Fusion”

Tuesday Feb. 7 @ Marion Harding “Blue Fusion”

Saturday Feb. 11 @ MOAC Championships in Marysville

Saturday Feb. 18 Sectionals

Saturday Feb. 25 Districts

Saturday March 4 State

Find Chad on Twitter @GalionSportsGuy

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Find Chad on Twitter @GalionSportsGuy

Reach Chad at 419-468-1117 x2048