The new Leisure Time bowling Center was abuzz with activity Thursday afternoon as all four local high school bowling teams hit the lanes.
Bradley Central’s boys stayed perfect on the season with 24-3 whipping of Chattanooga Central, while Walker Valley claimed a pair of blowout victories over East Ridge. The Lady Pounders claimed the only win for the Chattanooga squads over the young Bearettes.
The Bears moved to 4-0 on the season after only dropping a pair of heads-up games in the opening round and one in the second while claiming a 3,338-2,509 pinfall shellacking.
A trio of Bradley boys rolled a pair of 200 games apiece, two of whom posted 600 series.
TSSAA state tournament participant Coty Rymer led the Bears with a 655 high series that included the day’s top game, at 256. He also rolled a 211 and a 188.
Gavin Bishop started his day with a 177, then followed with a 223 and 217 for a 617 tally. Jordan Jones had a 569 series that featured a 216 and a 200. Tyler Brown helped out with a 541 series, while Alec Norwood and Hayden Bishop rolled a 488 and 478 respectively.
The Bears also recorded an easy 25-2 win over Notre Dame recently. With the Bradley starters only rolling two games apiece, Hayden Bishop topped the win with a 387, including a 216 high game. Norwood rolled a 204 in his 375 total, while Rymer had a 366 two-game tally. Brown, Gavin Bishop and Jones were right together at 357, 356 and 354.
Both Walker Valley clubs moved to 8-1 on the year with the boys taking a 23.5-3.5 victory over the Pioneers, while the girls just missed their second straight shutout with 26-1 final.
The Mustangs had no 200 games and just a half dozen that broke the 150 mark but still were able to manage 2,605-2,131 victory.
Jacob Baker paced Walker Valley with a 487 series, which included a team-high 179 game. Jordan Trzeciak helped out with a 470 series, while Johnny Brown rolled a 444.
A pair of Lady Mustangs surpassed their male counterparts as Lauren Smeltzer and Chelsey McCormack both rolled 500 series.
Smeltzer had Walker Valley’s lone 200 game with a 206 to highlight her 540 series, while McCormack topped out at 183 on her way to a 520 tally.
The Bradley girls picked up their first win in four tries recently with a 16-11 win over Notre Dame, but came out on the short end of a 20-7 score against Chattanooga Central Thursday.
Callie Morgan and Callie Carter topped the Bearette victory with a 299 and 296 series. Morgan had a 291 Thursday.