Indian bowlers take second

By The Mercury

The Manhattan High bowling teams competed in the Shawnee Heights Invitational on Monday at Gage Bowl in Topeka.

The girls’ team finished fourth, shooting a team score of 1,978. Washburn Rural won the event with a 2,297, followed by Shawnee Heights and Topeka High.

Individually, Meghan Dooley led the Lady Indians with a 519 series, getting 10th place in the tournament. Katherine Eimer shot a 464, Krystyn Winiecki shot a 462, Miranda Dooley shot a 473, Andrea Miller shot a 430, and Sierra Flowers rounded out the scoring with a 325.

The boys’ team finished second with a team score of 2,428, falling short of Washburn Rural who won the tournament with a 2,542. Shawnee Heights was third, and Topeka High finished fourth.

Individually, Alex Huerta finished second in the tournament with a 642 series. Alex Murph got sixth with a 580, Smitt Thirakul got eighth with a 572, and Shon Eakes finished 10th with a 546. Tucker Reffitt had a 478, and AJ Cabanatuan shot a 495 to round out the scoring.

The Indians return to Gage Center on Thursday for the Centennial League tournament with the girls starting at 1 p.m.

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