The Southside Southerners bowling team has taken home the 3A-4A state tournament championship. The state championship for the boys is a first in school history.
The boys bowled their best scores of the season. After trailing Mayflower by three pins after game one (1052-1049), they shot a school-record 1178 in game two and followed up with an impressive 1149 in game three to take a 150 pin lead into Bakers.
Caleb Patterson finished first overall with a 644 series including a high game of 222.
Lance Mynatt finished in sixth with a 594 series and a high game of 234. Hunter Smart finished seventh with a 590 series and a high game of 230.
All three guys, Patterson, Mynatt, and Smart, were named all-state.
Other big games of not were Blake Duncan with a 226 game, Brason Allen with a 204 game, Johnny Neel with a 202 game, and Andrew Taylor with a 199 game.
The girls’ team finished in third, also making school history.
Hope Sharp finished eighth overall with a 460 series and a high game of 156. Sharp was named all-state.
Katie Denison missed the cut for all state by 14 pins, she shot a 429 series with a high game of 159.