The Pasco girls bowling team will head to state after beating Richland and Pasco on Tuesday at Go Bowl for the Class 4A district title.
Karla Garcia, Neydeen Martinez, Carrie Nolan, Maddy Serrano and Mariko Sital led the Bulldogs into state after they totaled 3,653 pins, better than Richlands 3,529 and Chiawanas 3,343.
The Bulldogs will be joined by individual qualifiers Desirae Baker and Mekenzie Richardson of Richland.
Baker averaged a 176.667 (202-168-160) over three games, while Richardson averaged a 171.333 (149-173-192).
The freshmen will be the first two bowlers to represent Richland at state. This is the first year of the Bombers bowling program. This years tournament is Feb. 1-2 in University Place.
At Go Bowl
Richland (team total 3,529) Desirae Baker 176.667 (SQ); Shannon Cochran 168; Rose Lucas 165.667; Mekenzie Richardson 171.333 (SQ); Madison Vance 139.
Chiawana (team total 3,343) Adriana Galvan 154; Kyanne Jensen 144.333; Yurika Lineras 148; Brenda Vela 155.667; Valerie Vela 163.
Pasco (team total 3,653) Karla Garcia 174; Neydeen Martinez 159.667; Carrie Nolan 171.667; Maddy Serrano 161; Mariko Sital 156.
Hanford 3, Sunnyside 1: The Falcons topped Sunnyside in a crossover district match at Atomic Bowl in Richland, earning a spot in the Class 1A/2A/3A district tournament today at Nob Hill Lanes in Yakima.
Kendal Saueressig rolled a high game of 171 and Cathrine Robertshaw was right behind her with a 165 in Hanfords Game 2 win.
At Atomic Bowl
Scratch Game 1: Hanford 698 (Jackie Wells [Elizabeth Berrington substitute, 7th frame] 113, Robin Hansen 153, Ainsley Gettis 155, Cathrine Robertshaw 119, Kendal Saueressig 158), Sunnyside 654 (Maria Casa 106, Adriana Lopez 137, Briana Esqueda 132, Shantana Schneider 159, Johanna Chumley 120). Game 2: Hanford 773 (Berrington 133, Hansen 155, Gettis 149, Robertshaw 165, Saueressig 171), Sunnyside 686 (Casa 131, Lopez 158, Esqueda 116, Schneider 122, Chumley 159).
Baker Game 1: Hanford 167, Sunnyside 122. Game 2: Sunnyside 136, Hanford 99.
Selah 3, Connell 1: The Eagles season ended in a district crossover match against the Vikings at Yakimas Minda Lanes.
Alex Shusters high game of 167 led Connell, which went 2-13 in the regular season.
Selah advances to face Kennewick, West Valley and Hanford today at Nob Hill Lanes in Yakima for one of two team berths in next weeks state tournament in University Place.
At Minda Lanes
Scratch Game 1: Selah 623, Connell 620. Game 2: Selah 750, Connell 575.
Baker Game 1: Connell 187, Selah 160. Game 2: Selah 174, Connell 106.
Highlights Mikayla Ball (S) 307 (160); Emily Imbery (S) 151; Leala Mangano (S) 156; Alex Shuster (C) 322 (167).