2016-17 PREVIEW: Wilmington High School boys bowling


Compiled by Mark Huber



The Wilmington High School boys bowling team, from left to right, front row, Hunter Miller, Cameron Blakeman, Noah Sweetman, Steven Bowman, Donavon Brown, head coach Josh Fisher; back row, coach Joe Gigandet, Zach Davis, Clayton Jones, Tristan Reiley, Ryan Hottinger, Jake Zurface, Zach Zeckser, Timothy Wright, coach Chris Reiley.

The Wilmington High School boys bowling team, from left to right, front row, Hunter Miller, Cameron Blakeman, Noah Sweetman, Steven Bowman, Donavon Brown, head coach Josh Fisher; back row, coach Joe Gigandet, Zach Davis, Clayton Jones, Tristan Reiley, Ryan Hottinger, Jake Zurface, Zach Zeckser, Timothy Wright, coach Chris Reiley.


Courtesy Photo | Kim Law, MudPie Photos

TEAM RECORD IN 2015

Team qualified to district tournament; 2nd in sectional tournament; 2nd overall in SCOL, 3rd in SCOL tournament

COACH

Josh Fisher, 1st year as head coach, 10 years coaching overall

COACH’S RECORD

0-0

COACHES IN PROGRAM

Chris Reiley, Joe Gigandet

NUMBER OF RETURNING LETTERWINNERS

4

KEY PLAYERS RETURNING

Ryan Hottinger 1st team SCOL 214 average; Tristan Reiley, Zach Zeckser, Timothy Wright

KEY NEWCOMERS

Steven Bowman, Zach Davis, Cameron Blakeman, Clayton Jones all are challenging for a place in the varsity lineup

KEY PLAYERS LOST

Sawyer Kratzer, 1st team SCOL, 209 average; Josh Cordy 185 average, Andrew Thompson

RIGHT NOW I LIKE

We have a lot of new faces, a lot of underclassmen stepping up. Some of the upperclassmen are helping the younger bowlers and the newcomers.

RIGHT NOW WE NEED TO IMPROVE

Our knowledge of the game for the newcomers and our overall team chemistry

LEAGUE FAVORITE

Hillsboro, they have a really strong youth program outside of the high school which brings in new, experienced bowlers year after year

ROSTER

Donavon Brown

Jake Zurface

Zachary Zeckser

Ryan Hottinger

Hunter Miller

Zachary Davis

Noah Sweetman

Cameron Blakeman

Steven Bowman

Clayton Jones

Tristan Reiley

Timothy Wright

Tyler Pringle

SCHEDULE

Nov 22 McClain @Royal Z 4 pm; Nov 28 Hillsboro @Highland Lanes 4 pm

Dec 1 Fairfield @Game of Fairfield 4 pm; Dec 3 Big Blue Challenge @Game of Fairfield 8 am; Dec 6 Greeneview @Royal Z 430 pm; Dec 7 Goshen @Eastgate Lanes 330 pm; Dec 13 Monroe, Clinton-Massie @Royal Z 4 pm; Dec 14 Hillsboro @Royal Z 4 pm; Dec 20 Franklin @Royal Z 4 pm; Dec 21 Miami Trace, Washington @LeElla Lanes 4 pm

Jan 4 Moeller, Clinton-Massie @Royal Z 4 pm; Jan 8 Back to School Bash @Game of Fairfield 830 pm; Jan 10 Chillicothe, Clinton-Massie @Royal Z 430 pm; Jan 11 Amelia @Cherry Grove Lanes 4 pm; Jan 16 Hillsboro tournament @Highland Lanes 11 am; Jan 20 Chillicothe, Clinton-Massie @Shawnee Lanes 430 pm; Jan 24 Goshen @Royal Z 330 pm; Jan 25 Miami Trace, Washington @Royal Z 430 pm; Jan 28 Jaguar Baker Marathon @Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl 1130 am; Jan 31 Hamilton, Clinton-Massie @Royal Z 530 pm

Feb 2 McClain @Highland Lanes 4 pm; Feb 7 Clinton-Massie @Royal Z 6 pm (Senior Night); Feb 11 SCOL Championship @LeElla Lanes 9 am

The Wilmington High School boys bowling team, from left to right, front row, Hunter Miller, Cameron Blakeman, Noah Sweetman, Steven Bowman, Donavon Brown, head coach Josh Fisher; back row, coach Joe Gigandet, Zach Davis, Clayton Jones, Tristan Reiley, Ryan Hottinger, Jake Zurface, Zach Zeckser, Timothy Wright, coach Chris Reiley.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2016/11/web1_BWL_whsboysteam.jpgThe Wilmington High School boys bowling team, from left to right, front row, Hunter Miller, Cameron Blakeman, Noah Sweetman, Steven Bowman, Donavon Brown, head coach Josh Fisher; back row, coach Joe Gigandet, Zach Davis, Clayton Jones, Tristan Reiley, Ryan Hottinger, Jake Zurface, Zach Zeckser, Timothy Wright, coach Chris Reiley. Courtesy Photo | Kim Law, MudPie Photos

Compiled by Mark Huber