Friday, March 27, 2015

Topeka West Girls Bowling Team Wins State Title

The Topeka West High School Girls Bowling team recently took 1st place in the 5-1A division at the state bowling meet at Northrock Lanes in Wichita.

The girls team consisted of:
Seniors-...
Kelly Koontz (Top 10 at Regionals, 1st team all-city, 2nd team all-league)
Kylie Lewis-Gentry (2nd team all-league)
Kayla Faulkner
Hannah Baker


Juniors-
Renee Howland (2nd individually at State, 1st team all-city, 2nd team all-league)
Brittany Cooper (Top 10 at Regional, 2nd team all-league)
Freshman-
Makaila Cowdin (13th at State, top 10 at Regionals)
The girls competed in 12 total meets this season, they placed 3rd at the Free State Invitational (16 teams, top finish for a 5A team), 1st at the Bishop Miege Invitational (12 teams), 2nd in Centennial League (10 teams), 2nd in Regionals (12 teams), and 1st at State (12 teams).
In the 10 years of bowling at Topeka West the girls team has been to state 6 times. The previous 5 trips resulted in finishing 2nd, 3rd twice, 4th and 7th. This is the first state championship for Topeka West in bowling.
Way to go, Chargers!!!