The Thomas Jefferson bowling team kicked off their season on December 2nd, they came home with a win against city rival Abraham Lincoln.
TJ girls Varsity team got a total of 2724 pins beating both the boys and girls, followed by TJ boys with 2628 pins.
Coach Diane Storey said, “We had ups and downs but we came through with the win.”
The AL varsity boys got 2600 pins, followed by the varsity girls 2006 pins.
Chandler Scott (452 pins) and Natalie Arnold (420 pins) were the top two bowlers of the meet.
Chandler Scott a junior bowler said, “The meet went pretty good, everyone was nice and we all bowled good. A good way to start the season.”
Following them were Emily Eikenberry (380 pins) and Josh Chavarria (438 pins).
After the two individual games, the bowlers go into another format called Bakers.
The girls came together to cement their win in the Bakers format, finishing with 947 pins. Their high game was a 241 (218, 147, 241, 165, 179).
The boys had a big enough lead going into the Bakers format that they just had to hold off against the AL boys, finishing with 896 pins (195, 180, 163, 180, 178).
The next meet is Monday, December 9th at 3:00 at Thunderbowl.