Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

November 18, 2013

BCHS bowlers off to good start this season

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — The Barren County High School Trojans and Trojanettes have been very busy with the opening of the bowling season.

In two of their latest matches, Barren County swept Bowling Green before losing a close one to John Hardin on the road.

The Trojanettes rolled to a 6-1 victory over the Lady Purples, while the Trojans blanked Bowling Green in the boys’ match by a score of 7-0.

In the girls’ team games, BCHS beat Bowling Green 575-568 in the first two-game set and 925-617 in the finale.

Bowling Green’s lone point came in the second game of the first set, winning 278-268.

The Trojanettes also won both Baker games to secure the victory. Gabby Short led the way with a two-game series of 299 and Madison Tomko rolled a series of 288.

The BCHS boys won every point in their battle with the Purples.

Clay Church led the Trojans in the boys’ match, rolling a two-game series of 378, with a high game of 192. Dakota Hunt rolled a 203 and a 171 to finish with a 374 series.

Barren County wasn’t as lucky against John Hardin as the Trojanettes lost, 6-1.

Barren County’s only point in the match came in the first game of the first series as Barren County beat John Hardin 453-400.

Mackenzie Taylor led the way with a 282 series, sporting games of 152-130. Short had a 280 series with a high game of 141.

The Trojans seemingly had their match with John Hardin in the bag in the early rounds. Barren County split the team games with John Hardin to make it 2-2 heading into the Baker games.

John Hardin won both Baker games by scores of 193-183 and 167-149 to take a 4-2 lead. However, Barren County’s final point came in total pins scored for the match. The Trojans finished with 2,367 pins, while John Hardin finished with 2,362.

Barren County will take a break for the holiday before returning to host South Warren on Dec. 2.