St. Joseph bowling teams compete in state tourney

St. Joseph School’s bowling teams fared well in the recent 3A-2A-1A State Bowling Tournament in Jonesboro.

The Girls Team was state runner-up behind the Elkins Elks. St Joseph racked up 2,733 points to Elkins’ 2,868. The Flippin Bobcats finished in third Place.

Senior Mary Rose Siebenmorgen received All-State Honors, finishing 10th overall with a three-game total of 433.

The St. Joseph Boys Bowling Team: Christian Charlton (front, from left), Connor Harrell, Sam Burgener, Nathan Hambuchen; Coach Jeff Shachmut (back), Jake Spradlin, Andrew Marks, Grant Merkel, Nick Davanzo, Coach Jeremy Elsinger and Chase Griffith.

The St. Joseph boys team was awarded third place with 3,733 points. The Norfolk Panthers were first with 3,827 and the Riverside Rebels came in second with 3,823.

Junior Andrew Marks also received All-State Honors and won the Gold Medal for bowling the highest three game total for male bowlers with a 642 score.

Gold Medal Winner Andrew Marks.