The MHSAA state bowling tournament concluded last Friday in Flowood as Class III (5A and 6A schools) put a bow on the 2020-21 season.
The Kossuth Lady Aggies captured the Class I championship last Wednesday, Feb. 3 by out-rolling second place East Union 2,440-2,197 and then winning the baker round to seal the deal.
Two Kossuth bowlers made the all-state team as Lauren Trantham bowled a 548 series for third place and Lynley Woodruff recorded a 518 series to take fourth.
The state title was the fifth for coach Michael Lee’s team since 2015.
The Alcorn Central Lady Bears finished in sixth place in Class I with a total pinfall of 1,747.
On the boys side, the Alcorn Central Golden Bears were the high local finishers with a total of 2,520. Central bowler Warner Michael was named all-state as he rolled a 611 series to finish third overall. The Kossuth Aggies placed fourth with a 2,483 total while the Biggersville Lions were seventh with a 2,075.
East Union won the Class I boys title over Resurrection 2,878-2,628.
In Class II the Corinth Warriors finished in third with a 2,625 total, just six pins behind second place Neshoba Central. Corinth junior Hayes Rutledge was named all-state as he rolled a 574 series to place third overall.
The Corinth Lady Warriors earned a seventh place finish with a total pin-fall of 1,718.
Hancock won the Class III girls title over D’Iberville while the Hancock boys made it a sweep as they bested Olive Branch in the baker round to pull it off.
Congratulations to all local teams that advanced to the state level.