Northmor girls win regular season KMAC bowling title

GALION — Northmor won the Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference girls’ regular season championship on Friday with an 11-1 league record (17-1 overall) after topping Cardington.

The Northmor girls were led by Tory Carver’s 350 series, which included a 193 game in their 1988-1941 win. The team also got a 320 series from Kourtney Rinehart, a 298 one from Kristen Bittner and a 295 one from Kahlan Ball. The team also totaled 362 pins in Baker games.

In the boys’ competition, Cardington edged Northmor 2090-2060. For the Golden Knights, Zach Govoni totaled 413 pins. Tyler Bailey added 361 and was followed by Joe Baldinger (319), Wesley Hammond, 311) and Bob Guiler (280). The team also had 376 in the Baker games.

Aft the KMAC tournament Saturday at Victory Lanes. Cardington claimed the boys team champion and Fredericktown the top girls squad.

Cardington had 3578 pins in the boys’ meet, while Northmor was second with 3409, Highland took third with 3050 and Mount Gilead was seventh with 1521.

For Northmor, Joe Baldinger had a three-game series of 528, while Zach Govoni rolled 523. Tyler Bailey had a score of 470, Wesley Hammond rolled 466 and Bob Guiler’s total was 431 pins. The team’s Baker game total was 991.

In the girls’ meet, Northmor finished 58 pins behind Fredericktown with 3011, good for second place. Cardington was third with 2924, Mount Gilead took fourth with 2441 and Highland placed sixth with 2274.

For Northmor, Kristen Bittner led the team with a score of 455. Kourtney Rinehart’s total of 447, while both Maddie Hoverland and Emilie Drumm had 438 pins. Three other girls rolled one game each, while the team finished with an 880 in Baker games.