Boys bowling buzzes in weekend tournaments


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The boys bowling team fell in two tournaments over the weekend although they qualified first in one of them.

The boys bowling team competed in two tournaments over the weekend, falling in both.

The Hornets qualified first in the Bangor John Glenn Holiday Tournament but fell in the elimination rounds.

Facing Goodrich, the Hornets will return to competition Wednesday, Dec. 18.

Bangor John Glenn Holiday Tournament

The boys bowling team participated in a holiday tournament at Monitor Lanes in Bay City Saturday, Dec. 14.

The Hornets qualified first in the tournament.

As the Hornets moved through the elimination rounds, they ultimately fell to Sturgis.

Freshman Howie Hammond and senior Ethan Burke led the Hornets.

Hammond bowled a 730 series and Burke shot a 674.

Hammond is happy with his overall score but strives to do better.

“I feel good,” Hammond said, “but I know I can bowl better than that.”

Hammond believes the team can produce more overall

“Overall I know the team can do better,” Hammond said. “I think we could be making more of our spares and encouraging each other more.”

Bay City Western Baker’s Dozen Tournament

The Hornets swarmed to Monitor Lanes again Sunday, Dec. 15, to compete in 13 Baker games against different opponents.

The Hornets qualified seventh in their division with a pinfall of 2,610.

The Hornets faced Davison in the first round but ultimately fell to the Cardinals.