WAYNE – After a pair of close duals earlier this week on the road, the Wayne High bowling teams competed on their home lanes Thursday.
From Wildcat Lanes in Wayne, the Blue Devils hosted Plainview.
The Wayne girls won both match one (829-472) and match two (927-439) while also winning the Baker style game (123-109) securing the 21-0 victory over the Pirates.
On the boys side, Wayne won match one (921-747) and match two (1,034-810) while Plainview won the Baker style match (192-159) but Wayne High held on for the match win 14.5 – 6.5.
The Blue Devil girls got out to a hot start and kept it going all night long. In game one, all five girls posted individual victories with scores of Brianna Nissen (191), Andi Belt (187), Natalie Bentjen (180), Jamie Janke (149) and Jersi Jensen (122). In game two, again all five members of the WHS girls bowling team posted individual match play wins. Scoring for Wayne was Jamie Janke (254), Andi Belt (230), Jersi Jensen (193), Natalie Bentjen/Catherine Rutenbeck (175) and Brianna Nissen (125).
The Wayne boys also would get off to a good start to the night. Game one would find the Blue Devils battling back and forth through the first four frames with the visiting Pirates. Wayne would finish strong with Tanner Sievers (244), Calvin Starzl (203) Brogan Foote (177) and Peyton Reisberg (166) all earning individual victories in game one. Other scorers for Wayne were James Dorcey/Shayne Geidner with 131. Game two would find the Blue Devils starting hot and never looking back. Tanner Sievers and Peyton Riesberg both would start game two with five consecutive strikes. Sievers (235), Brogan Foote (223), Riesberg (210) and Calvin Starzl (194) all won their matches in game two as Shayne Geidner (172) tied his match.
The Wayne JV boys were also able to scrimmage tonight. Leading the JV team Thursday evening was Sean Aschoff (121 & 213), Carter Fernau (162 & 126), Lance Muhs (148 & 110), Koby Nelson (141 & 113), Jacob Anderson (116 & 120), Coby Dickes (111 & 104) and Chase Adams (106 & 67).
Wayne travels to Seward on Saturday, January 23 for a noon start time as no spectators will be allowed in.