On Tuesday afternoon the Panther Bowling teams hosted the Liberal Redskins and the Holcomb Longhorns. In girls action, the Lady Panthers dominated their opponents from start to finish by tallying 2714 pins to Holcomb’s 2193 pins and Liberal’s 2104 total. Junior captain Allie Brodrick led the charge by bowling games of 235, 201, 174 for a first place series of 610. Lady Panther Hanna Pfeifer rolled her way to a second place finish with games of 187, 182, and 158 for a 527 series. The Lady Panthers captured all 11 WAC points and sit atop of the overall WAC Rankings with a record of 28-5. Other members of the varsity squad include McKenzy Black 501 series; Elsi Miller 495 series; and Kylynn Keeler and Jordan Vsetecka who both rolled series totals of 486.
In boys action it was more of the same for the Panthers. The Panthers dominated the event and claimed 10 out of the 11 points possible. The boys tallied up 3180 pins while Liberal managed to knock down 2848 pins and Holcomb came in with 2523 pins. Junior Jacob Holden and senior Kendall Lloyd provided most of the excitement for the Panthers. Holden captured the first place medal with a series of 660. He rolled games of 192, 221,and 247. Lloyd the senior captain for the Panthers, bowled games of 239, 201, and 219 for a second place finish and a series of 659. Holden and Lloyd have been the top two performers so far this season for the Panther squad. Freshman Jordan Black earned a third place finish with a series of 585. The Panther boys are also currently in a first place tie with Garden City in the WAC points with a record of 23-10.
In junior varsity action the Panthers dominated as well. Junior Drew Reed rolled a 605 series and finished with the top boys series. Junior Keaton Reneau finished in second place with a series total of 583 pins. The JV boys also earned 10 of the 11 possible WAC points.
In the girls junior varsity action sophomore Leigha Belote brought home the silver medal with series total of 399. Sophomore Sydney Soukup earned the bronze medal as she tallied a series total of 391 pins. The JV girls from Great Bend won seven of the possible 11 points.
The next action for the varsity teams will be this Friday and Saturday when they travel to Wichita to compete in the 30 team Great Plains Invitational Tournament. The next home match for the Panthers will be next Tuesday when they host Dodge City.