The Greencastle High School bowling team entered the holiday break with a 9-0 record and a two-win lead over second place Lebanon after competing Dec. 17 and 18 in the Wabash Valley South High School Bowling League.
On Saturday at Frankfort's Revolutions, Southmont defeated North Putnam 6-2 and on Sunday at Lebanon, Greencastle beat Frankfort 6-2. North Putnam is now 4-5. Greencastle and North Putnam each received a forfeit from South Putnam.
Greencastle picked up the wins with below average performances. Brittany Friars was the only Greencastle bowler with an above average performance against Frankfort, rolling a 138, 18 pins above her league average.
Jacob Schick, who carries a team-high 257 average, rolled games of 177 and 185 Sunday while leading Greencastle's win over Frankfort. Reggie Alex, averaging 189, won with scores of 161 and 159. Austin Alspaugh, with a 179 norm, rolled a 137 and 159. Ray Stinson, carrying a 238 average, turned in scores of 142 and 139. Joe Fields, with a 154 average, won with a 135.
Josh Andreu led North Putnam's effort against Southmont. Andreu, with a 136 average, turned in games of 134 and 155. Yzander Crowe, with a team-leading 155 average, rolled a 120 and 146. Jeremiah Fink was well over his 104 average, with scores of 138 and 112. Nikki Wertz continued raising her 92 pin average with scores of 106 and 118. K.C. Lofton, average 84, rolled games of 91 and 45.
South Putnam's Tyler Nield is carrying a 145 average, followed by Anthony Cosner at 143 and Matt Allen 137.
The Wabash Valley South League will resume action at Crawfordsville's Plaza Lanes on Jan. 11 with a Putnam County rivalry game between Greencastle and North Putnam. South Putnam will take on Frankfort.