Bantam bowlers advance to provincials

Four Lincoln Lanes duos ended up on the podium at the Youth Doubles Bowling Zone finals at Capri Valley Lanes in Kelowna.

Morning Star Staff

Four Lincoln Lanes duos ended up on the podium at the Youth Doubles Bowling Zone finals held at Capri Valley Lanes in Kelowna.

Bowlers have been competing in the qualifying round since January in each of the youth divisions – bantams, juniors, seniors.

After six weeks, the top two doubles teams pins over average advanced to the zones, which was a three-game pins over average tournament.

Koen Hampshire and Nolan Blaeser won gold in the bantam (eight-to-10-year-old) with a total of 212 pins over average. The pair now advance to the provincial finals April 11 at Rev Lanes in Maple Ridge.

Joshua Clarke and Kieran Nanda won silver in the same division, 197 pins over average.

Patrick Kenny and Jason Herwig won silver in the juniors (11-to-14) division, 90 pins over average.

The team of Trevor Kerr and Matt Desmarais won seniors (15-to-19) division bronze, 19 pins over average.