Area bowling squads make postseason
From Staff Reports
All three local boys’ and girls’ bowling teams made the Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s state bowling playoffs.
Morgan City, Berwick and Central Catholic girls’ and boys’ teams all made the regionals.
In girls’ action, Berwick is the highest seed at No. 3, while Central Catholic is the No. 7 seed.
On Monday, No. 2 Ellender eliminated CCHS, 24-3, while Berwick defeated Morgan City, which lost a bowl off with South Terrebonne for the fifth seed and subsequently was seeded. The Lady Panthers defeated the Lady Tigers, 22-5.
In other girls’ action, No. 8 Vandebilt defeated No. 9 Terrebonne, 21-6, while in the second round, No. 8 Vandebilt upset top-seed South Lafourche, 21-6.
Also, No. 5 seed South Terrebonne defeated H.L. Bourgeois, 18½-8½.
The top three girls’ teams — the regional champion and runner-up as well as the winner of the two semifinal final losers — advance to the bi-regional round at Holiday Lanes in Bossier City.
Two losers from the 1:30 p.m. semifinals today bowl at 3:30 p.m. to see who goes to the bi-regional.
While Morgan City, Central Catholic and Berwick girls’ teams were eliminated, MCHS’ Jennifer Vu, CCHS’ Jada Pennison and BHS’ Elle Arcemont all are in the running for a spot in the bi-regional playoffs in Bossier City. The top five girls’ scorers among all teams in the regionals advance to the bi-regional.
In regional competition, Vu has bowled games of 144, 168 and 141, while Arcemont has bowled games of 139, 151 and 144). Pennison has recorded scores of 136, 136 and 189.
In boys’ action, Central Catholic (1-12), the ninth seed, upset eighth seed South Lafourche (3-9), 16-11, Monday afternoon for its first win of the season, while No. 10 E.D. White (0-12) fell to No. 7 H.L. Bourgeois (4-8), 23-4.
CCHS will face top seed Morgan City (11-1), today at 3:30 p.m., while H.L. Bourgeois will face No. 2 Terrebonne (10-2) at the same time.
In other 3:30 p.m. action today, No. 4 South Terrebonne (8-4) will play No. 5 Berwick (8-4), and No. 3 seed Ellender (10-2) will face No. 6 seed Vandebilt Catholic (6-6).
Three boys from the losing teams also bowl today at 3:30 p.m.
All winners today advance to bi-regional play, along with the winner of the two semifinalists, which will be held April 2 at Holiday Lanes in Bossier City, while the top seven scorers from the boys’ teams who have been eliminated advance to singles play in Bossier on April 2.