Bowling Continues Action Saturday at McKendree
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Bowling Continues Action Saturday at McKendree
Becky Lohse rolled a 206 in Valpo's opening win on Saturday.

The Valparaiso University bowling team picked up three wins on Saturday as it continued competition at the Bearcat Hammer Open in Fairview Heights, Ill., hosted by McKendree.

How It Happened

  • Competing in the traditional team format on Saturday, Valpo opened play with a 925-896 victory over #14 Lincoln Memorial, led by a career-high game of 215 from sophomore Payton Bertermann (Grayslake, Ill./North). Junior Becky Lohse (Chesterton, Ind./Chesterton) rolled a 206 in the win, while sophomore Sam Perez (Aurora, Ill./Oswego East) added a 192 effort.
  • The second match of the day brought an easy win, as Valpo downed Lincoln (Mo.) by a 944-738 final. Perez posted a 222 to lead the way, and Bertermann checked in with a 190.
  • Valpo picked up its third consecutive victory in match three of the day, earning a 902-882 win over Drury. Perez again paced the Brown and Gold with a 219 game, backed up by a 195 from senior Kendra Tryniski (Fulton, N.Y./Fulton) and a 191 by sophomore Hannah Forton (Macomb, Mich./Dakota).
  • Valpo suffered its first loss of the day in its next contest, dropping a 995-848 decision to #RV Prairie View A&M. Forton led Valpo in that contest with a 209 game.
  • A rematch with Prairie View A&M closed out the day in position round action, and while Valpo improved upon the first meeting, the day would end in a 901-874 loss. Forton rolled Valpo’s high game of the day with a 224 to finish out Saturday’s action, while Perez posted a 199.
  • Valpo finished the day in 12th place out of the 16 competing teams with a total pinfall of 8,864 pins through two days. Perez led Valpo in individual average on Saturday with a 197.8 average.

Next Up

Valpo (10-13) finishes out action at McKendree on Sunday morning with bracket play beginning at 8 a.m.