Bowling back for kids, ladies 0
Bowling action got underway in Southport recently. (File photo)
The Portage Youth Bowling Association got underway on Sept. 15.
In the senior division, Brydyn MacIntyre posted the high triple of the day with a 475, trailed by Jeana Paramor's 355 and Bell Andrushuk's 273. In terms of the high single, MacIntyre scored a 194, followed by Paramor's 139 and Andrushuk's 118.
In the junior division, D.J. Harris got the season off to a good start by posting a 463 to edge our Carter Lupkowski (457) for the high triple. Renee Paramor was third with a 376. Aidan McKie had the high double with a 276.
Harris also notched the high single with a 187 to beat out Lupkowski (171), McKie (145) and Paramor (136).
In terms of averages, Harris holds a 154-152 advantage over Lupkowski, while McKie is at 138 and Paramor at 125.
In the bantam division, Keesyk MacIntyre swept all three categories. MacIntyre's 349 nabbed him the high triple over Dylan Tully's 232. MacIntyre also had the high single at 132 to lift him past Westley Sharpe's 97, Tully's 84, and Cali McKie's 65. MacIntyre also has the high average at 116 to hold out over Sharpe's 80, Tully's 77 and McKie's 59.
Tully got past McKie 232-119 for the high double.
Lastly, the bowlasaurus kids played a single game to open, so the high single and high average were the same numbers. Autumn Matthews-Halajeski was on top with a 43 to get past Cadence Matthews-Halajeski (20) and Phoenix Spence (18).
The club has 26 bowlers registered for the season. New registrations will be accepted until Oct. 31.
The Spooner Ladies also opened their season recently.
Louise McCulloch nabbed the high triple with a 442 to hold off Barbara LaFreniere's 429 and Sheila Smith's 413.
For the high single, Evelyn Bowser grabbed a 187 to get past LaFreniere's 178, Smith's 156 and McCulloch's and Marg Clark's 154.
McCulloch holds the averages advantage 147 to 143 over LaFreniere, while Smith (138) and Bowser (133) are close behind.
Bowser has the league standings lead, though, at seven points. Dianne Watson (six), Verna Sharp (five), Clark (two), Mary Rzepa (one) and Marilyn Lusk (scoreless) round out the top six.