The Boys Bowling team won the 2nd consecutive MSL Championship on Saturday, February 1, 2020, at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl. This is the first time in school history that the bowling team has ever won two championships in a row.
The boys were led by Russell Orris, who bowled a 649 series. Senior Jacob Thompson bowled a 641 series. Junior Hunter Blair bowled a 587 series. Russell, Jacob, and Hunter were awarded 1st Team All-MSL for their scores.
Junior Anthony Glover bowled a 563 series, earning 2nd Team All-MSL. Senior Michael Dray bowled a 467 series, which earned Honorable Mention.
The boys were in 1st place after qualifying with a 4009. Hamilton Township finished in 2nd, resulting in a Best-of-5 Baker match-up between the Rangers and Vikings.
The Rangers claimed the first game, with a score of 219-161. After a 169-169 tie in the 2nd game, the Vikings and Rangers relied on a 10th frame roll-off. Russell Orris bowled a 20 for the Vikings, claiming a victory. The Vikings ripped off two consecutive Baker game wins of 199-182, and 181-131 to win the MSL Championship.
The Lady Vikings Bowling team won their 2nd consecutive MSL Championship on Saturday, February 1, 2020, at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl. This was the first time in school history that the Lady Vikings have won consecutive championships.
Junior Brianna Fusetti led the Vikings with a 492 series. Junior Ashton Anderson bowled a 459 series. Fusetti and Anderson both were named 1st Team All-MSL for their efforts. Junior Esther McFarland bowled a 347 series, earning Honorable Mention.
The Lady Vikings finished in a tight race with Logan Elm to enter the Championship round. In the first game of a Best-of-5 Baker game series for the championship, Ashton Anderson bowled 3 consecutive strikes, earning the Lady Vikings a 141-140 win. In the next two games, the Lady Vikings won 145-126, and 151-127, securing the MSL Championship.
This is the first time in school history that our program has won back to back championships. We are incredibly proud of the tremendous job of our student-athletes. They made adjustments today, kept positive attitudes, and stayed together all day long.
Coach Hannah Moore did an outstanding job with the girls unit, and should be equally commended for her efforts.