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Girls’ bowling team picks up victory

Jan 24, 2013
Photo by: MICHAEL LEACH/Ledger photo Fairfield’s Alyssa Chatfield rolled a two-game series of 335 Tuesday as the Trojan girls topped undermanned Louisa-Muscatine by 538 pins.

MUSCATINE — Fairfield and Louisa-Muscatine met for the second time in only four days Tuesday, and the Trojan bowlers came away with an even split.

Fairfield’s girls picked up their fourth victory of the season and second straight over the Falcons with a 2217-1679 victory. Meanwhile, the Trojan boys, who beat Louisa-Muscatine 2705-2640 Saturday at Flamingo Lanes, came up short in their second meeting. Louisa-Muscatine won Tuesday’s match 3113-2828.

Megan Harris led the girls in Muscatine with an outstanding series score of 362. Harris, a Trojan senior, finished 102 pins above her practice average on the day with games of 168 and 194.

Senior Alyssa Chatfield rolled a 335 series with a high game of 180, and freshman Madelyn Swan scored third for Fairfield with a 302 series.

“Madelyn was consistent for her team by tossing two games above her average. It was good to see Madelyn have some success and have Alyssa finish strong with a 180 game,” said Fairfield head coach Lisa Greenig. “They each know they are capable of posting big scores for their team, and they put so much pressure on themselves.”

First-year senior bowler Jenna Nelson led off with a 150 game en route to a 242 series, and Kristen Terrell (240 series) and Tracy Andermann (235) weren’t far behind to round out the varsity squad.

The Trojans also used two of their own girls, freshmen Abby Adam and Katherine Mueller, to fill the Falcons’ varsity team. Adam posted a series scores of 228, while Mueller bowled a 218 over two games.

Fairfield led 1481-1017 after round one and scored a 736 in the baker games to finish off the host Falcons.

And although the Fairfield boys scored above their yearly average, they were no match for a hungry Louisa-Muscatine squad.

Louisa-Muscatine had three bowlers break 400 in round one as it darted out to a 2037-1875 advantage. The Falcons then scored close to 200 or above in every baker game to win the match by 285 pins.

Fairfield sophomore Andrew Chatfield led the cause by tossing games of 185 and 235 for a series score of 420, while Brady Hammes and (376) and Cody Craff (374) each turned in series scores 46 pins above their averages.

Gabe Hull rolled a 359 series and Ben Hull finished with a 346 to round out Fairfield’s team score. Mitch Goudy had an alternate score of 329.

Fairfield rolled baker games of 156, 175, 202, 196 and 224.

“I was impressed, and pleased, the boys were able to get their baker games back on track after beginning round two with a 158 game,” said Greenig. “The other four scores are more than respectable score for competition.”

In JV action, Fairfield was able to play eight boys and one girl, Laura Clemons. Trojan senior Jacob Adam rolled a high series of 346 to lead the JV boys, and sophomore teammate Kenneth Boughner bowled a 182 game and 340 two-game series.

Greenig said the meet served as a learning opportunity for the Fairfield bowlers, who were able to experience synthetic lanes instead of the wood lanes of Flamingo Lanes.

“Bowling in Muscatine gives our kids a chance to bowl on synthetic lanes. One might not realize there is a difference between wood lanes and synthetic, but there is,” said Greenig. “The lane surface and oil patterns impact the way the ball reacts when thrown, adding one more element to think about when adjustments are needed.”

Fairfield’s next bowling destination, Mount Pleasant’s Iris Bowling Center, also has synthetic lanes. The Trojans will be bowling there Saturday in a Southeast Conference dual with the Panthers, and they also return to Mount Pleasant Feb. 14 for the district competition.

The Trojan girls are currently 4-3 on the season, while the boys sit at 5-2.


Fairfield @ Louisa-Muscatine

Varsity Boys: L-M 3113, Fairfield 2828

ROUND 1 — Fairfield: Mitch Goudy 329* (169, 160), Cody Craff 374 (206, 168), Ben Hull 346 (175, 171), Brady Hammes 376 (165, 211), Andrew Chatfield 420 (185, 235), Gabe Hull 359 (189, 170), Total 1875; L-M 2037

ROUND 2 (BAKER) — Fairfield: 953 (156, 175, 202, 196, 224); L-M: 1076 (238, 191, 198, 244, 205)

*Score dropped


Varsity Girls: Fairfield 2217, L-M 1679

ROUND 1 — Fairfield: Jenna Nelson 242 (150, 92), Tracy Andermann 235* (120, 115), Kristen Terrell 240 (120, 120), Madelyn Swan 302 (155, 147), Alyssa Chatfield 335 (155, 180), Megan Harris 362 (168, 194), Total 1481; L-M: 1017

ROUND 2 (BAKER) — Fairfield: 736 (138, 131, 161, 147, 159); L-M: 662 (120, 161, 116, 119, 146)

*Score dropped


JV Boys: Fairfield 2558

ROUND 1 — Fairfield: Kenneth Boughner 340 (158, 182), Wyatt Stark 243 (122, 121), Jacob Dunn 284 (142, 142), Wyatt Andersen 270 (135, 135), Randy Andermann 285 (156, 129), Jacob Adam 346 (175, 171), Total 1768

ROUND 2 (BAKER) — Fairfield: 790 (139, 174, 122, 141, 214)

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