WILMINGTON — Blanchester rallied in the baker games and defeated East Clinton 2162 to 2138 Monday in the season opening bowling match at Royal Z Lanes.
The Astros led 1557 to 1473 after two team games but then went cold to start the bakers with a 101. Blanchester had a 223 and took control.
Bryan Brewer paced the Wildcats with a 375 two-game set with Ryan Brewer finishing with a 350.
Dakota Abney had 267, Braxton McFaddin totaled 262 and Jacob Shelton had 219.
Richard Kempke led East Clinton with a 425 series, recording games of 231 and 194.
Brady Gaddis had a pair of 145 games and finished with a 290 series for EC. Denver Day had a 166 game an Lukas Runk posted a 187 game and 316 series.