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02-19-04: West Ohio High School Bowling Champions

Celina and Coldwater boys tie Wapakoneta for championship; Van Wert girls win title outright

Team champions were crowned on Sunday as the West Ohio High School Bowling Conference wrapped up regular season play on Sunday at Community Lanes in Minster.
For the varsity boys division, several big wins led to tri-champions being crowned. Wapakoneta defeated Coldwater 3,107 to 2,687 to hand Coldwater its second loss of the season and Celina defeated St. Henry 2,808 to 2,692 to deny the Redskins a chance for a share of the title and gave the Bulldogs a share. Coldwater, Wapak and Celina end the regular season at 10-2.
Daniel Ruck of Wapakoneta had high-game honors for the boys after rolling a 254.
The varsity girls division was a little more clear-cut as Van Wert beat Wapakoneta to clinch the outright title by a score of 2,629 to 2,431. Coldwater claimed third place by beating Celina 2,225 to 2,149.
Tracy East paced a Van Wert pack for the top three games on Sunday with a 225.
In the junior varsity division, Coldwater beat Wapak to force a tie with the Redskins for first place in the division.
The varsity teams will compete Feb. 28 and 29 at the OHSIBC Regional Tournament at Northland Lanes in Lima with a chance to qualify for the state tournament held in Bowling Green on March 13.
The WOHSBC will hold its season-ending tournament on March 7 back at Community Lanes in Minster.
Final Regular Season standings for the West Ohio High School Bowling Conference

Varsity Boys W L
Wapakoneta 10 2
Coldwater 10 2
Celina 10 2
St. Henry 9 3
St. Marys 8 4
Van Wert 6 6
Crestview 5 7
Parkway 5 7
Minster 4 8
Fort Recovery 2 10
Marion Local 2 10
New Bremen 1 11
Varsity Girls W L
Van Wert 11 1
Wapakoneta 10 2
Coldwater 9 3
Celina 6 6
St. Marys 5 7
St. Henry 3 9
Parkway 3 9
Marion Local 1 11


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