Tecumseh girls first, boys second at bowling regionals

Clockwise from top left are Kayla Wild, Taylor Cook, Kendall Herron and Brianna Wiemer. Herald file photos by Mickey Alvarado.

TAYLOR — The Division 2 regional bowling championships took place on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28 at Skore Lanes in Taylor and Tecumseh’s girls won the title while the boys placed second.
The Indians captured their 10th consecutive team regional championship with a total pin-fall of 3,831 while the boys placed second with a total pin-fall of 4,042. The top 3 teams in each region move on to the state championships beginning Friday, March 4, at the Super Bowl in Canton, Mich.  
Carleton Airport (3,600) placed second behind Tecumseh’s girls while Adrian (3,532) finished third.
Taylor Kennedy (4,392) won the boys team regional title while New Boston Huron (3,939) placed third to advance to the state meet.
Tecumseh senior Taylor Cook led the Indians with a 712 series, rolling games of 244, 233 and 235.  Senior Kayla Wild wasn’t far behind with a 685 series on games of 247, 224 and 214.  
In the boys team event, Tecumseh was led by junior Tevon Hastings with games of 246 and 204 and senior Devin Hopkins with games of 219 and 204. 
The following day, Saturday, Feb. 27, in the Singles event, Tecumseh had four girls qualify for the individual championship being held at the Super Bowl. Wild earned an individual championship by rolling a total pin fall of 1,299.  Her six-game set averaged out to 216 per game.
Wild finished runner-up at last year’s state meet, losing 392-350 in a two game match against senior Kayleigh Gonzales of Muskegon Reeths-Puffer.  
Joining Wild are Tecumseh sophomore Kendall Herron (6th, 1,121), Cook (7th, 1,111) and senior Brianna Wiemer (10th, 1,099).  Only the top 10 bowlers out of the competition advance to the state tournament.
The Indians’ boys didn’t qualify anyone for the individual tournament. Hastings finished 12th, just 18 total pins from qualifying while Elliot Discher placed 17th and Hurd, 24th.


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