Boys bowling beats Fenton, falls short in tournament


IMAGE / Mrs. Stephanie Langworthy

Junior Ethan Burke watches his ball against Fenton on Saturday, Feb. 9. His games of 279 and 234 led the Hornets to a 29-1 victory.

The boys bowling team beat Fenton on Saturday, Feb. 9, and competed in the S & R Singles Tournament at Monitor Lanes in Bay City on Sunday, Feb. 10.


Against Fenton, the Hornets buzzed to a 29-1 victory.

Fenton only managed to beat one Kearsley bowler in individual play, while the Hornets won both Baker games.

The Hornets also won the final pinfall.

Junior Ethan Burke was dominant for the team, shooting a 279 and a 234 in his individual games.

S & R Singles Tournament

In the S & R Singles Tournament, three members placed just outside the cutoff for elimination play.

The Hornets were led by freshman Gage Slagor, who knocked down 1,167 pins over six individual games.

His individual games were scores of 227, 201, 150, 206, 183, and 200, putting him one spot outside of the elimination round.

Junior Ethan Burke followed close behind with a total pinfall of 1,165.

With games of 201, 172, 167, 217, 174, and 234, his late push fell short of qualifying for the playoff rounds.

Though he started the tournament bowling a 159, senior Kyle Langworthy followed up his performance with tallies of 205, 229, 202, 179, and 182. His tournament total was 1,156.

The Hornets will look to right the ship against Holly on Monday, Feb. 11.

The match was rescheduled from Wednesday, Feb. 6, due to inclement weather.

If the Hornets win, they can solidify second place in the Metro League.