In inaugural season, Galion bowlers learning, improving


In the first year of OHSAA bowling, Galion teams holding their own

By Chad Clinger - cclinger@civitasmedia.com



Galion's Brooklyn Potter tries to pick up a spare against Crestline on Monday at Victory Lanes in Galion. Photo by Don Tudor.


Crestline's Madison Huber eyes the pins Monday at Victory Lanes in Galion while bowling against the Tigers. Photo by Don Tudor.


Galion's Aaron Stewart prepares to take on the Crestline kegglers Monday at Victory Lanes in Galion. Photo by Don Tudor.


GALION — The always busy Galion Tigers bowling teams hosted the Crestline Bulldogs on Monday at Victory Lanes. This match was the makeup date for the previously scheduled contest from Dec. 20.

The Galion boys had no issues with the Bulldogs, winning their side of things by a final tally of 2,119-1,788.

The top game on the afternoon was rolled by Aaron Stewart in the second game. Stewart rolled a 220 for that game and an overall series of 387. High series for the day was Austin Rinehart with a 393, comprised of games of 179 and 214.

Other bowlers scores for the Tigers were: Dylan Ruth, 361; David Riddle, 311; Jacob Lear, 270.

As a team, Galion bowled an 862 game one and an 860 game two, totalling 1,722 heading into the Baker games. The first Baker game, the Tigers bowled a collective 188 and then a 209 in the second for a 397 series.

Galion’s girls bowling squad also earned a victory over Crestline, 1,574-1,471.

Sara Misura was once again the high game on the day, as well as the high series. Misura’s first game was a 198 and her second a 176 to equate to a 374 series.

The Tigers used team scores of 648 in game one and 681 in game two to sit at 1,329 pins heading into the team’s Baker series. Once there, Galion bowled a 139 and a 106 for a Baker total of 245 en route to the win.

Other girls series for the day for Galion were: Stevi Ness, 281; Macy Eicher, 220; Brooklyn Potter, 208; Lexi Hadamuscin, who bowled just the second game, 144; Abby Barre, who bowled just the first game, 102.

Tiger bowlers best Gilead Christian

The Galion Tigers bowling teams welcomed the Gilead Christian Eagles to Victory Lanes on Friday to compete in a non-conference matchup. Galion’s boys and girls teams both picked up wins.

The Galion girls won 1,535-1,141.

High game on the night was rolled in the second game of the match by Brooklyn Potter. Potter finished that game with a 168 and Galion totaled 669 pins as a team. High series was recorded by Sara Misura with a 300. Other scores for the Lady Tigers were: Abby Barre, 291; Potter, 279; Macy Eicher, 237. Stevi Ness bowled a 112 first game and Lexi Hadamuscin rolled a 98 game two for Galion.

Galion rolled a 648 first game and a 669 second game to give them a score of 1,317 headed into the Bakers series. The Lady Tigers finished with a 112 and a 106 for an additional 218 pins towards their victory.

The high game and series for Gilead Christian came from Madison Fry. Fry rolled a 135 in the second game of the match and finished with a 252 series.

The boys team for Galion won 1,802-1,290.

Austin Rinehart bowled just the first game of the contest but achieved the high game with a 212. David Riddle took home high series honors with a two-game total of 327. Jacob Lear was the only other bowler to compete in both games and rolled a 305 series. Other one game scores for Galion were: Aaron Stewart, 159; Dylan Ruth, 140; Colten Vost, 124; Alan Evans, 119; and Tim Crawford, 78.

The Tigers bowled a 778 game one and a 689 game two to jump out to a big 1,464-1,109 leading heading into the Bakers series. From there, they rolled a 224 and a 114 to secure the victory.

Garrett Jones had the high game and series honors for the Eagles. Jones bowled a 181 game one and finished with a 300 series.

Galion’s Brooklyn Potter tries to pick up a spare against Crestline on Monday at Victory Lanes in Galion. Photo by Don Tudor.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/38/2017/01/web1_inquirer-012317j-CHS-at-GHS-bowling_0097.jpgGalion’s Brooklyn Potter tries to pick up a spare against Crestline on Monday at Victory Lanes in Galion. Photo by Don Tudor.

Crestline’s Madison Huber eyes the pins Monday at Victory Lanes in Galion while bowling against the Tigers. Photo by Don Tudor.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/38/2017/01/web1_inquirer-012317j-CHS-at-GHS-bowling_0040.jpgCrestline’s Madison Huber eyes the pins Monday at Victory Lanes in Galion while bowling against the Tigers. Photo by Don Tudor.

Galion’s Aaron Stewart prepares to take on the Crestline kegglers Monday at Victory Lanes in Galion. Photo by Don Tudor.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/38/2017/01/web1_inquirer-012317j-CHS-at-GHS-bowling_0023-1.jpgGalion’s Aaron Stewart prepares to take on the Crestline kegglers Monday at Victory Lanes in Galion. Photo by Don Tudor.
In the first year of OHSAA bowling, Galion teams holding their own

By Chad Clinger

cclinger@civitasmedia.com

Find Chad on Twitter @GalionSportsGuy

Reach Chad at 419-468-1117 x2048

Find Chad on Twitter @GalionSportsGuy

Reach Chad at 419-468-1117 x2048

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