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Bellefontaine boys win sectional bowling championship



Raiders take fifth to also advance; Lakers’ Carpenter qualifies to district as an individual

Bellefontaine’s boys bowling team turned in an impressive performance Friday at the sectional tournament at Marian Lanes in Huber Heights.

The Chieftains won the sectional title by 59 pins over runner-up Northwestern with a score of 4,279. The Warriors finished with a 4,220.  

Along with BHS, Benjamin Logan also qualified to the district tournament with a fifth-place finish.

The top six teams and top six individuals not on a qualifying team advanced to the district tournament next Saturday at Beaver-Vu Lanes in Beavercreek.


The Bellefontaine boys bowling team won the sectional tournament championship Friday at Marian Lanes in Huber Heights. Team members are, from the left, front row: Caleb Wykstra, Josh Rinbolt and Cale Sterling; middle row: Cody Hullinger, Joey Jacobs, Nathan Wilson, Dylan Legge and William Spitznogle; and back row: coach Jane Kline, Roman Miller, Alex Richards, Zachary Bodenmiller, Dalton Massey, Adam Williams and Devin Legge. Not pictured is coach Wes Legge.


The Benjamin Logan boys bowling team placed fifth at the sectional tournament Friday to earn a spot in the district meet. Members of the team are, from the left, front row: West Brown, Logan Wenger, Kameran Newland, David Miller, Brock Warne, Connor Davis and Weston Easter; and back row: head coach Robert Wolf, Andrew Felty, Dalton Griffin, Josh Wiley, Cody Weber, Garrett Ashcraft and assistant coach Stacy Walterbusch. (EXAMINER FILE PHOTOS

Kenton Ridge finished third with 4,197, Versailles was fourth with 4,156, the Raiders were fifth with 3,920 and Sidney took sixth with 3,884.

Indian Lake finished in 11th with 3,701 and West Liberty-Salem was 19th with 3,215.

The Lakers were highlighted by senior Tony Carpenter, who advanced to the districts as the fourth individual qualifier. He had games of 231, 215 and 185 for a 631 series.

Senior Roman Miller was on top of his game for Bellefontaine. He had the top series of the entire tournament with games of 248, 289 and 236 for a 773. He beat the second-place finisher by 40 pins.

In addition to Miller’s strong day, the Chieftains saw Cody Hullinger roll games of 220, 235 and 190 for a 645 series. Devin Legge had games of 167, 212 and 212 for a 591 series, Joey Jacobs had games of 227, 173 and 174 for a 574 series and Alex Richards had games of 159, 164 and 191 for a 514 series.

For Ben Logan, David Miller rolled games of 173, 244 and 217 for a 634 series, Logan Wenger rolled games of 177, 186 and 192 for a 555 series, Wesley Brown had games of 173, 157 and 223 for a 553 series, Kameran Newland had games of 179, 201 and 172 for a 552 series and Josh Wiley added games of 178, 169 and 158 for a 505 series.

For Indian Lake, Cody Bodi had games of 215, 196 and 155 for a 566 series, Michael O’Connor had games of  211, 160 and 149 for a 520 series, Michael Stevens had games of 182, 166 and 166 for a 514 series and Connor Dickerson had games of 138, 178 and 180 for a 496 series.

For WL-Salem, Phil Davis had games of 194, 181 and 148 for a 523 series, Justin Dallas had a 179 game and Garret Rudasill had a 164 game.

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