Lincoln Lane youth bowlers lock up medals

Lincoln Lanes of Vernon rolled a ton of medals at the Four Steps to Stardom zone youth bowling finals in Kelowna and Kamloops.

Lincoln Lanes rolled a ton of medals at the Four Steps to Stardom zone youth bowling finals in Kelowna and Kamloops.

In scratch team action in Kamloops, the senior girls team of Krista Koenig, Tyra Hoggard, Torrie Nicholas and Brittany Adams finished first with a 3,008. They are coached by Bill Blair.

The senior boys – Tyce Koenig, Keith Hoggard, Kevyn Hoggard, Hans Gregersen and coach Lawrence Kupryk – delivered a 3,250 to win their class.

In junior girls action, Emma Nuyens, Jennifer Adams, Grace Fontaine and Erin Sakamoto, coached by Viki Dumont, secured gold with a 2,739. The junior boys – Tyler Droder, Jarod Fehr, Taylor Falconer and Sayer Ford, coached by Peggy Hoggard – finished second with 2,474.

Aiden Buckley, Colby Eisenhauer, Adam Fiset and Bobby Dumont, coached by Bob Dumont, combined for a 2,290 to take the Bantam boys division. The Bantam girls – Sierra Merry, Shelby Merry, Mackenzie Killingbeck and Kayla Riggs, coached by Rod Koenig – were second with a 1,481.

In combo team (pins over average) play in Kelowna, Lincoln Lanes boys team No. 1 – Kohl Killingbeck, Austin Cottrell and Hunter Owens, coached by Rory White – claimed first place by rolling 428 pins over average.

The No. 2 team – Michael Hoyland, Andrew Zettergreen and Elton Nicholas, coached by Kiri Adams – secured silver with a 372 POA.

On the girls side, taking silver with 286 POA was Lincoln Lanes No. 2 – Olivia Johnson, Cassidi Breitkreutz and Caitlin Rolke, coached by Trish Stanhuis. Girls team No. 1, comprising Ava Goetzen, Abigail Matsen and Dominique Dufault, coached by Barb Christie, went 196 POA to earn fourth.

First-place finishers in both the scratch and combo events will compete at provincials, March 3 in Surrey and Langley.