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Prep Roundup: Haven bowlers roll past Grandville

Tribune Staff • Feb 5, 2019 at 12:30 AM

The Grand Haven boys and girls bowling teams traveled to take on Grandville for an O-K Red Conference match Monday afternoon.

The Buccaneer boys would come away with an 18-12 win over the Bulldogs, while the Haven girls would score a decisive 22-8 win.

On the girls' side of the event, Grandville took a 6-4 lead after the opening round of Baker games, but the Buccaneers would outscore the Bulldogs 18-2 in the regular games with team scores of 800 and 771 to take the 22-8 win.

Mercedes Mitchell led the Bucs with a 233 high game and a series score of 418. Kaleigh Batka added a 339 series score, while Alexis Morgan-Sitzer added a 321 series score.

On the boys' side, Grandville swept the Baker games to take an early 10-0 lead, but the Bucs would outscore the Bulldogs 18-2 in the regular games with team scores of 829 and 847 to cap off the 18-12 comeback win.

Collin Prokopec led the Bucs with a high game of 211and a series score of 387, while Micah Yager added a series score of 363.

The Grand Haven girls are now 5-0 in the O-K Red, while the Haven boys are 5-0-1

As a result of last week's postponements, both Grand Haven squads will play a condensed schedule as they prepare for the postseason conference tournament on Feb. 16. The Bucs will be back in action today against Caledonia, followed by another league match against Hudsonville on Wednesday.

FRUITPORT BOWLERS SPLIT WITH REETHS-PUFFER

The Fruitport boys and girls bowling teams split their O-K Black Conference match with Reeths-Puffer on Monday.

The Fruitport boys squad took a 17-13 win, while the Fruitport girls dropped a 23-7 decision to the Rockets.

The boys were led by Eli Covert with a 366 series score and Connor Hines with 350. The girls were led by Jessica Plichta with 321 series score and Kennadi Dykstra with a 282.

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