Bowling Setting the Lanes Ablaze with 5-0 Winning Streak
Blazing down the lanes with a 5-0 winning streak the bowling Blue Jays are on fire. A great start to the 2019 season the Jesuit varsity bowling team saw victories over Rummel (20 – 7), Holy Rosary (26-1), Kenner Discovery (25-2), Bonnabel HS (24-3), and St. Augustine (26-1). With high expectations for the 7 remaining matches returning seniors Adam Francis, Bradley Fugetta, Alex O’Neil, and Jake Stiegler hope to lead the team all the way to State. Also returning to the team this year are sophomore Ben Hunn and freshman Luke Wood who have two of the highest match scores thus far—257 and 264, respectively. However, Stiegler takes the cake on both the highest match score and series score—266 and 681. Showing lots of promise and rounding out the rest of the team are newcomers sophomores, Gary Sims and Jonah Anderson, and pre-freshman William Adams.
Jesuit vs. St. Augustine Recap
In their latest match against St. Augustine’s Purple Knights the Blue Jays secured the win after two games and bowled to an amazing 26-1 victory.
After a slow start in the first game, the Jays resurged in the last 5 frames with all bowlers rolling strikes and spares. All six bowlers beat out their opponents by margins ranging from 15 pins all the way to 80 pins. Hunn just clinching his 174 victory, over his opponents 159, with a nail-biting last bowl of his last frame.
Leading with an 8-0 after the first game the Jesuit bowlers really hit their stride in game two with a clean 6-0 sweep and four bowlers breaking 200—O’Neil (224), Hunn (212), Francis (205), and Adams (201). With an insurmountable 16-0 lead heading into the final game, the jays stayed on top with the Purple Knights only collecting one of the six game points. Jesuit finished their match with a grand total of 3227 total pins to St. Augustine’s 2479.
Through the Lens…
By the Numbers…
Player Season Stats
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On the Horizon…
The Jays (5-0) are moving into the heart of their season with tough matches against Archbishop Shaw (5-1), Holy Cross, and Brother Martin (5-0). They square off with Shaw on Thursday at 3:20 p.m. at Westside Lanes in Harvey.