CINCINNATI – Joining their girls counterparts, the Wilmington High School boys bowling team has advanced to next week’s district tournament.
The Hurricane finished seventh Thursday in the Division I Sectional at Colerain Bowl. The top seven teams advanced to the district, which will be contested 9:45 a.m. Feb. 27 at Beaver-Vu Lanes in Beavercreek.
Wilmington was consistent but not spectacular through three games with scores of 989 and 930 and 920. The 2,839 total had WHS fourth going into the baker games.
However, the Hurricane lost ground in the bakers despite a 224 game. The others were 155, 192, 172, 150, 190.
Cincinnati LaSalle won the sectional with a 4,138 score. Western Brown, an SBAAC rival to WHS, was fourth with 3,970.
Wilmington had 3,922 as a team, 94 pins ahead of eighth-place Kings.
Individually, Elijah Martini was 10th overall with a 623 series. He had games of 193, 209 and 221.
Jordan Tackett was 15th with 606 and Grant Pickard was 25th with a 560 series. Mason McIntosh had 546 and finished 30th.
The final score was composed of subs who had 504 total.