The Apopka High School bowling teams were back in action on Wednesday September 10 at Colonial Lanes in Orlando against the Boone High School Braves and the Colonial High School Grenadiers.
squad began the match strong with a 201 game which put them 16 pins ahead
of the Braves but 12 pins behind the Grenadiers. They followed that game
with a 176 which beat both Boone and Colonials second game but still left
them trailing the Boone team. A strong 196 in the forth game left the
boys with a strong lead over Colonial High School but only ahead of Boone
High School by a single pin. Although the boys finished with strikes or
spares in 80 percent of their frames, they fell to Boone 164 to 224 in
the final game. The boys were led by David Dixon, Brian Beauchesne, and
Dakota Smith who all had 90 percent strikes and spares in the match. Having
beaten Colonial High School and fallen to a strong Boone High School squad,
Apopka’s boys team now holds a record of 3-1 for the season.
struggled against the more experienced Boone and Colonial squads falling
behind after the first game with a 114 to the Braves’ 146 and the
Grenadiers’ 120 games. Although they continued to have problems
in the second game, they followed with their match high game of 126 in
the third which topped Boone’s third game score. The girls followed
those games with a 111 and a 112 leaving them trailing their opponents
at the completion of the match. The girls were led by Keely Butler who
had 50 percent strikes and spares in the match and Michelle Boughan who
had 40 percent. The girls are now 2-2 on the season.
Both the boys
and girls squads will be back in action again on Monday at