Category Archives: Bowling

Bowling postseason starts on Friday

The Narrows League and Olympic League bowling championships are Friday at All Star Lanes in Silverdale. The tournaments start at 1 p.m.
The top two teams in the Narrows League tourney (and four individuals) and the top three teams (and six individuals) in the Olympic League advance to the district meet.
The West Central District tournament is at Pacific Lanes in Tacoma on Jan. 26.

The wheres, whys and what-have-yous of state bowling

Where: Narrows Plaza, Tacoma
When: 10 a.m. Friday (six regular games); 8 a.m. Saturday (14 Baker games).
Class 4A: Central Kitsap, Emerald Ridge, Curtis, Shelton, Mount Tahoma, Battle Ground, Evergreen, Moses Lake
Class 3A: Bremerton, Mark Morris, Black Hills, Kelso, Wilson, Timberline, Selah, Kennewick
Class 4A: Central Kitsap—Gwen Jackson, Taylor Cox, Taylor Terpone, Morgan Stout, Myranda Stout, Jenni Cutrone, Roanne Tagle. South Kitsap—Sarah Layton, Brittany McCloud, AlexisTweedy.
Class 3A/2A: Bremerton—Merissa Duzenski, Megan Wittenberg, Alexus Lucas, Helaina Hilligoss, Abby King, Megan Braddock, Allie Taylor. Klahowya—Miranda Bailey, Sheri McCarty. Olympic—Kendra Willis, Jazmine Cone.
Strikes and spares: Miranda Bailey of Klahowya, the younger sister of two-time state champ Carys Bailey, placed second in the Class 3A/2A West Central District meet behind Kelsi Mayther of Timberline. … Emerald Ridge won the West Central District meet last weekend, and is the defending Class 4A state champion. Prairie, last year’s Class 3A/2A state champion, did not advance out of the Southwest District. … Courtney Couch of Emerald Ridge is the defending Class 4A state champion. Myranda Stout of Central Kitsap finished fourth behind her last year….Bremerton finished fourth in the Class 3A/2A team standings last year, and Abby King placed second in the individual meet. … The Knights placed second at district last week and earned the Sportsmanship Award.
George Edgar

The lowdown on the postseason bowling schedule

The Olympic League bowling tournament, originally scheduled for Thursday because postponed because of snow, is Monday at All Star Lanes.
The tourney, which is a qualifier for Saturday’s district tournament, starts at 1 p.m.
The Narrows League tournament is Tuesday at All-Star at 1 p.m.
The West Central District tournament is Saturday at Pacific Lanes in Tacoma.
The state tournament is Feb. 3-4 at Narrows Bowl in Tacoma.

Bremerton fourth at state bowling

Kitsap county continued to show it has what it takes to produce top-notch bowlers as the Bremerton Knights finished fourth in the Class 3A/2A state bowling championships on Saturday in Tacoma.

Bremerton shot a two-day pin total of 6,848. Klahowya finished fifth, 6,797.

In 4A, Central Kitsap was seventh with a score of 6,053.

Bremerton bowlers, front left, Allie Taylor, Rebecca Gardner, Shannara Hankinson, Abby king and Helaina Hilligoss. Back row, left to right, Merissa Duzenski, Dean Wagner (coach) and Brittany Schroeder.

Klahowya’s Bailey wins 2nd bowling title

Klahowya’s Carys Bailey defended her Class 3A/2A individual bowling title on Friday at Narrows Plaza, Tacoma.

Abby King of Bremerton finished second.

In 4A, Central Kitsap’s Myrenda Stout finished fourth.

The team championships begin Saturday with 14 baker games beginning at 8 a.m. Bremerton, Klahowya and Central Kitsap will be competing.

District bowling tourney rolling your way Saturday

The Kitsap Peninsula has dominated no sport as it has bowling.
Over the last five years, teams from have dominated at the state and district level.
The West Central District bowling tournament is Saturday at Bowlero Lanes in Lakewood. Balls start rolling at 9 a.m.
Olympic is the two-time defending Class 3A/2A district champion. Klahowya was third. Central Kitsap was the runner-up in the Class 4A tournament.
Every year since 2007, Kitsap bowlers have taken at least two of the top three spots in the Class 3A/2A tournament. Bremerton won the state title in 2008.
The top five Class 4A teams advance to the state meet. South Kitsap and Central Kitsap will be trying for those spots.
The top four Class 3A/2A teams advance to state. Bremerton, Klahowya, North Mason, Olympic and Sequim will compete for those spots.
The state tournaments are Feb. 4-5 at Narrows Plaza in Tacoma.