Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The 2013 IHSA event may have been the LHS sophomore’s state finals debut, but she was up to the challenge.
Wednesday, February 13
Squaring off against the state’s best competition, Lemont High School sophomore Kyra Udziela spent significant time among the 10 in the individual standings before settling for a 28th-place among the 150 bowlers who began the 2013 IHSA Girls Bowling State Finals at Rockford’s Cherry Bowl Feb. 8-9. Udziela’s total pinfall of 2,474 over 12 games left her with a 206.2 average for the event. Oswego East’s Giselle Poss, daughter of Lemont High School District 210 Director of Information Technology Jim Poss, was the individual state champion with a pinfall of 2,727 (227.3 avg.). She advanced to the final two rounds of competition after a solid first day, in which she averaged 203.5 over six games and was one of just 23 bowlers to post 600 series…
Friday, February 8, 2013
LHS sophomore advanced to the 2013 IHSA Girls’ Bowling State Finals after averaging 218.33 over six games and finishing seventh among individual bowlers at the IHSA Plainfield North Sectional.
Friday, February 8
Taking part in the state’s most rugged sectional, Lemont High School sophomore Kyra Udziela stared down some stiff competition to earn an individual berth to the IHSA Girls’ Bowling State Finals, which will be contested at Cherry Bowl in Rockford Feb. 8-9. Udziela’s six-game pinfall of 1,310 (218.33 avg.) ranked seventh among all individuals at the IHSA Plainfield North Sectional, which was held at Echo Lanes in Morris on Feb. 2. Udziela overcame a slow start in the morning round to finish with a 611 series (147-258-206), and after the break, she surged to a 699 series (180-261-258). She was the second-highest scorer of those bowlers whose teams did not advance to state finals competition; the top two teams from each of 12 IHSA Sectionals …