Bowling Earns Four Victories Saturday
Saturday, October 29, 2022
Bowling Earns Four Victories Saturday
Alli Eible broke 220 twice in Valpo victories on Saturday.

The Valpo bowling program continued hosting the Valpo Bowling Classic Saturday at Stardust Bowl III in Dyer, winning four of its five traditional team matches.

How It Happened

  • Valpo dropped its opening match of the day to #15 Maryville, 986-837, but that proved to be the Beacons’ lone defeat of the day as they ran off four consecutive victories.
  • First up was a 926-821 win over Belmont Abbey, with sophomore Alli Eible (Burton, Mich./Kearsley) rolling a team-high 224 and freshman Jen Patz (Naples, Fla./Naples) posting a 203.
  • Eible recorded the team’s best single-game score of the day in the third match slot, leading the way with a 229 in a 936-913 victory over Tusculum.
  • Sophomore Lilu Smith (Gahanna, Ohio/Lincoln) registered a 227 and Patz a 201 as Valpo cruised to a 974-710 win over Carroll.
  • The day ended on a winning note, with Smith rolling a team-best 208 in a 928-747 win over Elmhurst.
  • Valpo maintained its sixth-place position in the team standings with 9,093 total pins. For the second straight day, Maryville remained atop the team standings.
  • Individually, Smith finished just outside the top-10 with a 194.6 average while Eible averaged 192.0 over the five matches.

Next Up

Valpo (10-14) closes out the Valpo Bowling Classic on Sunday, with three best-of-seven Baker bracket matches starting at 9:30 a.m. The Beacons match up against fifth-seeded Marian in the first match of the day and can finish as high as third place.