Jaiden Montandon sr., sends the bowling bowl down the alley during the first game of the home meet on Saturday Feb. 2. Montandon came in first with a score of 614. (Photo by S. Berb)

On Jan. 29, Buhler’s bowling teams went up against Augusta and came out on top. Varsity girls both placed first, but the JV girls placed second. The varsity girls scored 2,119 compared to Augusta’s 1,847. Jaiden Montandon, sr., came in first with 614, Mary Chambers, jr., was second with 576, McKinley Cross, sr., came in fourth with 489.

The Buhler Varsity boys came in first with 2,303 compared to Augusta’s 1,917. Noah Sheahan, sr., came in second with 586; Creyton Nisly, sr., came in third with 575; Malachi Fabian, so., came in fourth with 546, and Aaron Bergkamp, so., came in fifth with 502.

On February 1, Buhler had a match against McPherson. JV boys and Varsity girls both placed first and Varsity boys placed second. Varsity girls placed first with 2,264 compared to McPherson with 1,817. The top individual bowlers were all Buhler students including Cross, Montandon, Chambers, Adria Huiett, fr., and Alyssa Herl jr.

The Varsity boys placed second with 2,344 compared to McPherson with 2,512. The top individual bowlers included Sheahan in first and Nisly in fourth.

(Story co-written by Kambrie Friesen and Megan Birdsall)