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Four Firebird bowlers qualify for state tourney

February 26, 2011

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— Two boys and two girls from Free State High’s bowling team qualified for the state tournament. McKenzie Dever, Alyson Butler, Justin Walthall and Nick Conrad advanced after regionals on Friday at West Ridge.

Both Firebird teams finished fifth, with the top three teams advancing to state.

“Both the boys and girls had stellar performances,” Free State coach Anita Carlson said. “The field was tough, but they stuck with it and did well.”

Dever led the Firebird girls with a 600 (200-169-231) to finish seventh, and Butler added a 587 (173-201-213—587) to finish 10th. Both of the girls finished with their season-high series.

On the boys side, Walthall finished sixth with a 673 (201-226-246), and Conrad took 14th with a 587 (173-201-213).

The Lawrence High boys team finished ninth, and the girls team finished 10th.

Riley Gentry led the boys with a 570 series (178-210-182). Kierstan Warren led the girls with a 520 (176-173-171).

The state tournament is Friday at Northrock Lanes in Wichita.

Boys

Team scores — 1. Derby 2,723; 2. Juction City 2,714; 3. Topeka Washburn Rural 2,663; 4. Manhattan 2,598; 5. Free State 2,553; 6. Wichita Heights 2,494; 7. Wichita Southeast 2,350; 8. Topeka High 2,341; 9. Lawrence High 2,202; 10. Wichita East 2,060.

Free State results

6.) Justin Walthall 201-226-246—673

14.) Nick Conrad 257-162-206—625

Jordan Jump 201-225-190—616

Tre Sexton 171-193-214—578

Tyler Roste 165-195-192—552

Kyle Hall 182-134-207—523

Lawrence High results

Riley Gentry 178-210-182—570

Anthony Rosen 203-204-122—529

Austin Bennett 149-211-156—516

Pace Leggins 188-164-134—486

Owen Blackwood 146-156-182—484

Chase Reiling 148-151-175—474

Girls

Team scores — 1. Wichita Heights 2,469; 2. Wichita East 2,393; 3. Topeka Washburn Rural 2,340; 4. Wichita Southeast 2,327; 5. Free State 2,277; 6. Topeka High 2,214; 7. Junction City 2,073; 8. Manhattan 2,060; 9. Derby 1,981; 10. Lawrence High 1,925.

Free State results

7.)McKenzie Dever 200-169-231—600

10.) Alyson Butler 173-201-213—587

Michelle Schieffer 159-197-174—530

Haley Hanson 202-150-148—500

Korie Reed 139-183-163—485

Sarah Perala 146-133-175—454

Lawrence High results

Kierstan Warren 176-173-171—520

Morgan Boyd 161-143-177—481

Zoe Reed 165-128-160—453

Delaney Dieker 129-154-152—435

Rebecca McNemee 158-128-138—424

Kirstyn Heine 142-135-135—412

Comments

Kash_Encarri 3 years, 9 months ago

Congrats to McKenzie, Alyson, Justin and Nick. Good luck at state next week.

hail2oldku 3 years, 9 months ago

Very well done Kash_Encarri.

Congrats to the state qualifiers. Do Lawrence proud this coming weekend.

Kash_Encarri 3 years, 9 months ago

Congrats to you Justin. 3rd place as an individual is a fine accomplishment at the State Meet. You finished the season strong.

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