Morning Star Staff
Four Lincoln Lanes scratch teams have advanced to the Youth Bowling Championship provincial finals March 5 in Chase and Kamloops after winning zone titles on the weekend.
Bantam and junior teams were bowling at Lincoln Lanes while senior squads were competing at Village Lanes in Chase.
Lincoln Lanes had seven teams competing and all teams came either first or second in their respective divisions.
The senior boys team of Tyler Droder, Jarod Fehr, Kalvin Blaeser and Matt Christie, coached by Lawrence Kupryk, won the zone title with a four-game score of 2,464.
A 2,911 total by the junior boys team of Drew Fiset, Michael Hoyland, Willem Gibson and Colby Eisenhauer, coached by Viki Dumont, was good for top spot. Peggy Hoggard coached the bantam girls Team #1 of Lily Fiset and Sierra Merry to first place with a 1,273 total.
And the bantam boys #1 squad of Zakk Hamilton and Cormac Gibson, coached by Bob Dumont, finished first with a score of 1,003.
The four teams join single competitors Nolan Blaeser (bantam boys), Carys Reed (bantam girls), Aidan Buckely (junior boys), Cassidy Breitkreutz (senior girls) and Kevyn Hoggard (senior boys), who won zone titles in December.
Lincoln Lanes scratch teams that finished second in their divisions included the senior girls squad of Kayli Breitkreutz, Robyn Rolke, Grace Fontaine and Kaylea Egely (coached by Bill Blair) with a 1,979 four-game total; the bantam girls #2 team of Libby Hampshire and Aryssa Matsen, coached by Chandra Hamilton, with a 1,102; and the bantam boys #2 team of Koen Hampshire and Ashton Kenny, coached by Kara Kazimer, with a 983.