Boys’ and girls’ high school bowling state championships underway

Baton Rouge hosts some high school boys' and girls' bowling state championships

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - It was a packed house at All Star Lanes in Baton Rouge for the Louisiana high school bowling individual championships on Tuesday, April 27.

Girls’ No. 3 seed Ashtyn Yoches of Dutchtown bowled a 770 to place seventh among 48 participants.

After starting slow with a 168, Jordan Wingerter of St. Joseph’s Academy stormed back with a 255, 213, and a 200. Wingereter’s 836 earned her second place behind Hammond’s Jayden Hauck’s 906.

Two Denham Springs Yellow Jackets finished in the top half of the boys’ championships. Mason Ballard finished with a 215 and Quincy Brown finished one spot ahead with a 216.

The top three finishers were New Orleans area bowlers.

Gonzales hosts high school bowling state championships

Louisiana high school boys’ and girls’ bowling team state championships took place at Premier Lanes in Gonzales on Monday, April 26.

The Central boys beat East Ascension, 19-8, while Brother Martin upset top seed Catholic. The Crusaders and Wildcats faced off in the finals, with Brother Martin winning 21.5-5.5.

The Central girls beat Dutchtown and nearly upset Archbishop Chappelle but fell 15-12 in the title match.

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