Girls Bowling Advances to State

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(Left to right) (Upper Row) Asst. Coach Terry Zettle, Talyssa Melgoza, Violet Kirk, Sara Barsotti, Roni Dreyfus, Head Coach Marty Miller, (Bottom Row) Rachael Felton, Julia Bond

The Waubonsie girls bowling team took one step closer to defending their state title on Saturday, as they swept the field to take the IHSA Sectional championship. The Warriors posted a pin total of 6,394, defeating second-place Minooka by over 350 pins. Oswego (5,937) and Joliet West (5,821) also advanced to the state finals.

Senior Julia Bond was the individual champion with a pin total of 1,540. Senior Rachael Felton was second overall with a pin total of 1,316. Seniors Talyssa Melgoza and Sara Barsotti bowled 1,215 and 1,154 respectively.

The Warriors travel to Rockford, Illinois, on Friday for the IHSA State Finals. The two-day competition will crown a champion for the 2013-2014 season. Talyssa Melgoza