Four area athletes advance to state bowling
OTTUMWA — Eight Fairfield athletes participated in Southeast District Special Olympics bowling Saturday at Champion Lanes in Ottumwa.
Macayla Coffin, Sarah Coleman, Stanley Mason and Mark Miller placed first and received blue ribbons in their respective divisions. All four Fairfield residents will compete Nov. 17 at the state competition in Cedar Rapids.
Others competing included Joe Blain, who finished runner-up, and Dale Noe earning third place. Darin Roth was fourth and Ronnie Withrow took fifth.
Coffin was the torchbearer for the opening ceremonies.
The athletes are coached by Brian Simmons and assisted by volunteers Deb Jaquez, Kayla Stanley, Jazzy Hotek, Lorraine Hill and Ryan Hill.