COLUMBUS — Bryan senior Faith Harding bowled a tournament-high 612 (247, 192, 173) series and fronted the Golden Bears’ girls team to a second-place finish (2,895) in the 18-team Teays Valley Thanksgiving Shootout on Saturday at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl in Columbus.

The boys (3,374) took ninth in the 21-team field and were led by Matthew Meade’s 575 (212, 160, 203) series. Meade, a senior, took 19th individually.

Newark won the girls’ tournament with a 3,074, while Wayne’s boys (3,892) were atop the leaderboard. Wayne’s A.J. Scott scored a 718 (223, 279, 216) series to win the boys individual title.

Bryan’s girls also had four other top-35 finishers. Freshman Hayley Federspiel was 14th with a 440 (156, 133, 151) series, while Jessi Federspiel earned 20th with a 423 (142, 134, 147). Freshman Ashley Grymonprez tallied a 372 (110, 125, 137) for 33rd and sophomore Kyah Davis scored a 364 (130, 94, 140) to place 35th.

The Golden Bears bowled a 120 in the first Baker game and followed it up with a 140 in the second. A 147 in the third Baker, 128 in the fourth and 149 in the fifth made up the rest of the girls’ performance.

For the boys, freshman Dakota Brandeberry backed up Meade with a 526 (185, 193, 148) series for 31st individually. Junior LeLyn Boothman had a 474 (154, 182, 138) to earn 43rd, junior Isaac Stoy bowled the first two games for a 406 (221, 185), junior Caleb Muhe rolled a 381 (195, 186) in the second and third games and senior Iestyn Siders had a 267 (131, 136) in the first and third.

The boys tallied a 160, 147, 152, 142, 144 in the five Bakers to round out Bryan’s score.

Both Golden Bears teams will next take the lanes against Delta in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League match on Nov. 29 at Bryan Lanes.

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