(University Place, WA)…The State 4A Bowling Championship trophy will be staying in the Wenatchee Valley. Eastmont’s girls bowling team followed up Wenatchee’s team title from last year with it’s very own today. The Wildcats outpaced 2nd place Hanford by 316-pins to capture the first State Bowling Title in school history.
Eastmont ended the first day of the tournament at Narrows Plaza Bowl with a 51-pin lead over Hanford with 5,212-pins to the Falcon’s 5,161. Saturday, the girls bowled 14 Bakers and slowly lengthened their lead by bowling an average 186 in the alternating format. The Wildcat’s final team total was 7,824 pins to Hanford’s 7,508.
NCWLIFE Channel caught up with coach Jeremy Anderson via Facebook for his thoughts. He said, “(I’m) very proud of my team and what they accomplished this year. We had this goal since last year at districts and to be able to accomplish it was pretty amazing. It’s a great honor for the girls and I to represent Eastmont and bring home the state Championship to the school.” Anders admitted it was a pretty emotional moment considering he’s leaving the Valley to take a job in Monroe. “It was pretty special for me and knowing how much it meant for the girls. One of the proudest moments as a coach in my life.”
Cheyanne Greening – 1,251 pins (6-games)
Becca Mains – 1,104 pins (6-games)
Emmalee Montoya – 683 pins (4-games)
Jay Gleason – 660 pins (4-games)
Alicia Hastings – 310 pins (2-games)
Sam Heinz – 167 pins (1-game)
Rylee Cox (Bakers player)
Sarah Brown (extra)
Baker Scores (198, 161, 201, 166, 178, 199, 169, 207, 193, 227, 158, 191, 179, 185)
Anders also wanted to make sure to credit assistant coach Christy Binge for all her work and support throughout his time at Eastmont. We asked if she would be taking over the program in his departure and he said, “I don’t know.”