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The pins weren’t kind enough

West High bowlers come up short at state qualifying meet

WATERLOO– Iowa City West High’s green and gold will not be seen at the 2018 State Coed Bowling Tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo. The Trojans and Women of Troy came up a few pins short of qualifying any individuals in a state qualifying meet on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Cadillac Lanes.
The West High boys finished second as a team with 2,881, behind champion and qualifier Waterloo West with 3,058. Corey Roth led the Trojans with a 450, 14 points short of qualifying. Cedar Rapids Prairie’s Jonathan Keiper nabbed the final qualifier at-large slot with his 464 finish at the qualifying meet hosted by Cedar Rapids Kennedy.
Alexie Little led the West High Women of Troy to a fourth-place finish, behind champion Waterloo West with 2,362 and the Wahawks’ 2,620. Little bowled 399 and missed an at-large berth by two points, as Jefferson’s Megan Kitzmiller put up a 401 for the final spot.
Boys team scores: 1, Waterloo West, 3,058. 2, Iowa City West, 2,881. 3, Iowa City, City High, 2,825. 4, Mason City, 2,478.
IC West boys individual scores: Corey Roth, 450. Jacob Fisher, 394. Ryan Stark, 391. Josh Pelland, 362. Justin Thomas, 333. Daniel Neese, 246.
Girls team scores: 1, Waterloo West, 2,620. 2, Mason City, 2,392. 3, Iowa City West, 2,362. 4, Iowa City, City High, 2,171.
IC West girls individual scores: Alexie Little, 399. Kylie Rohm, 334. Kaitlyn Fultz, 311. Chloe Beckler, 309. Jordynn Brackett, 270. Megan Brown, 247.