WHS wins SCOL finale, Hottinger in mix for high average

News Journal Staff

The Wilmington High School boys bowling team closed out its South Central Ohio League season Tuesday with wins over Washington and Miami Trace at Royal Z Lanes.

The WHS girls bowlers lost to both Washington and Miami Trace. The WHS boys reserve squad was victorious with Andrew Thompson leading the way with a 152 game. The WHS girls reserve team lost to Washington by two pins.

For the WHS varsity boys, Ryan Hottinger is still in the mix for league high average honors. He is at 218 (prior to Tuesday) while Washington’s Brandon Underwood has a 220 average (prior to Tuesday) with three league matches to go, WHS coach Joe Davis said.

Wilmington’s Sawyer Kratzer has a 205 average, Davis said.

The Hurricane had a final score of 2,497 while the Panthers had 2,135 and the Blue Lions had 2,088.

Hottinger finished with 457 (247 and 212). Josh Cordy had a 211 game while Kratzer had a 253 game, Davis added.

Wilmington is 10-2 in league play, both losses coming to unbeaten Hillsboro, according to Davis.

For the WHS girls, Sarah Waln had a 231 game then Katie Hottinger did that three pins better with a 234 to establish a season-high for the girls. The team had a season-best 860 game. Chasity Asher had a 155 game and Mason Noland had a 141 game.

In the article for the WHS bowling match against Goshen at Eastgate Lanes, Andrew Thompson bowled a season-high 162 game. However, the article incorrectly stated it was Austin Thompson who had the 162 game.


News Journal Staff