On Thursday afternoon the Panthers from Great bend hosted the Demons from Dodge City. The Panther boys swept their WAC opponent winning all 11 points. The Panther squad was led by junior Jacob Holden’s series of 611 pins which earned him the silver medal on the day. Sophomore Kameron Keener rolled a series of 586 pins which was good enough for the bronze medal. The Panthers tallied 2996 pins to the Demons 2594 pins. Other members of the varsity team included; Kendall Lloyd, Tylar Wagner, Keaton Reneau, and Jordan Black.
The Lady Panthers started off the day by rolling their highest four game series set of the season of 820 pins. Junior McKenzy Black led the charge by bowling her career best game of 256 pins. The Lady Panthers then began to struggle and lost the next two games to the Demons. In the bakers competition games it was the Great Bend girls coming out on top in game one. Junior captain Allie Brodrick knocked down a strike with her final ball to earn the 1 pin victory. The next bakers game also went to Lady’s from Great Bend as they out rolled Dodge City by a score of 200 -174. In the final game it was the Lady Demons who got sweet revenge as they were able to strike out the 10th frame and edge Great Bend by 1 pin. The Lady Panthers were only able to win four of the 11 WAC points. Team members include; Brodrick, Black, Hanna Pfeifer, Kylynn Keeler, Elsi Miller, and Alex Snyder.
In junior varsity action it was the Great Bend boys defeating the Dodge City boys 10-1 in WAC points. Great Bend was led by freshman Blake Sheets and his second place series of 530 pins and by junior Brodie Owens and his third place series of 524 pins. The Lady Panther junior varsity team also dominated their opponent as they won 9 of the 11 possible WAC points. Sophomore Jordan Vsetecka brought home the gold with a series of 491. Sophomore Sydney Soukup captured the 3rd place medal with a series of 375.
The next action for the Panthers will be Tuesday when they host Garden City and Holcomb in tri-action that will begin at 2:30 p.m. at the Walnut Bowl.