Vernon youth bowlers round up gold

The Lincoln Lanes Team #4 struck gold in the 44th annual Fruitbowl Fivepin Bowling Tournament at Capri Lanes in Kelowna.

The Lincoln Lanes Team #4 struck gold in the 44th annual Fruitbowl Fivepin Bowling Tournament at Capri Lanes in Kelowna.

Each of the 16 teams consisted of a Bantam (8-10-year-old), a junior (11-14) and a senior (15-19) bowler. It was a four-game, pins-over-average tournament also featuring entries from Penticton and Chase.

Barb Lemay coached the winning entry of  Charleigh Lemay, Anson Harrower and Grace Fontaine, at a staggering 305 pins over average.

Lincoln’s Team #1, coached by Barb Christie, took silver with 242 pins over. Libby Hampshire, Kaylea Egely and Tyler Droder earned medals.

Finishing eighth under coach Paul Schnyder, at 115 pins over, was Team #2, consisting of Koen Hampshire, Carson Christie and Robyn Rolke.

Solo awards saw Libby Hampshire win the Bantam Girls pins over at 89, Anson Harrower take the Junior Boys high single at 216 and Egely earn the Junior Girls high single at 199.

Fontaine rolled the Senior Girls high series at 819, while Rayne Hill topped the Junior Girls at 654 and Droder delivered the Senior Boys at 852. Rolke had the Senior Girls pins over average at 101.