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Sunnyside bowlers drop two matches

A pair of losses to Kennewick on Wednesday and to West Valley yesterday (Thursday) dropped the Sunnyside High School girls bowling team's record on the season to 0-4.

The Kennewick Lions swept the Lady Grizzlies 4-0, although Sunnyside only lost by a 3-1 score to the Rams. On the year, Sunnyside is 2-14 in the points standings.

Thursday afternoon at Yakima's Nob Hill Lanes, the Lady Grizzly keglers won the second of four games, 736-700. The trio of Tiara Moon, Katie Weets and Veronica Uribe powered Sunnyside to the victory. Moon, a senior, tossed a team high 177. She was backed up by Weets' 166 and Uribe's 159.

Rounding out the game two scoring for Sunnyside were Maribel Rodriguez with a 123 and Veronica Tlatelpa with a 111.

In Thursday's opener, West Valley received a 217 effort from junior Kristen Hayward enroute to scoring a 786-715 victory over the Lady Grizzlies. In the losing cause, the junior Uribe rolled a 178, with the team captain Weets adding a 171.

The Rams won both Baker games-where each member of the five-girl squads alternate taking turns throughout the 10 frames. The Baker scores were 193-108 and 174-130.

Wednesday, bowling in Kennewick's home house, the Lady Grizzlies were swept all four games. Uribe turned in the best effort for Sunnyside with a two-game total of 302 (133-169). Weets had the next high two-game total for Sunnyside on performances of 122-150.

The Lions, 787-614 and 900-654 winners in the first two games, were led by Maria Bessey, who shot games of 201-202. Kennewick also received a 371 two-game effort from April Holdiman (169-202). Kennewick went on to win the two Baker games, 134-128 and 188-98.

In junior varsity action Thursday, Kayla Coder turned in the top effort for Sunnyside with a two-game total of 257 (122-135). The next highest single game effort against West Valley's JV was a 111 rolled by Janet Chavez.

This past Wednesday at Kennewick, Sunnyside's junior varsity squad was led by the trio of Vanessa Roman (128-90), Veronica Alvarez (90-118) and Coder (104-102).

The Lady Grizzlies are scheduled to resume action next Tuesday at Sunnyside's Valley Lanes against visiting Selah.

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