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Big matchup for the ladies in the GNBC

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There was a showdown a top the girls division of the Great Northwest Bowling Conference on Saturday at Lucky Jacks in Traverse City. Bellaire and Glen Lake squared off, both with 2 ½ wins on the season and leading their division.  The teams would be separated by just 6 pins (265 to 259) after their Baker games with Bellaire holding a 6 to 4 lead in points. Bellaire's Kristen Schlegel would then take over the match score-wise. Schlegel would roll a 433 two game series (198,235). Although Schlegel would win the one on one battle, Glen Lake would win the war. Glen Lake would win 16 of the next 20 points to finish the match with a 20 to 10 win. Bryanne Palmer rolled a two game series of 319 to lead the Lakers to the top of the III/IV Division for the girls.

TC West Green beat West Gold 29 to 1. Titan Corrine Schotenboer had a 202 game.

TC Central Black beat the vacant team, Hope Eschelman had a 170 game in the win.

Benzie scored their first win of the year by beating Kingsley 30 to 0.

In the boys division TC Christian stayed unbeaten (6-0) by beating Elk Rapids Orange (3-3) 29 to1. Troy Novak (267 game) and Jon Tuck (258 game) led the Sabers as the team had team games of 970 and 967 in the win.

TC West Green also stayed unbeaten at 6 and 0 by beating Bellaire (4-2) 28 to 2. Titans Sawyer Robinson (222), Jake Noble (208) and Ben Mohrhardt (206) all starred in the win. Nick Betten (374 two game series) bowled well in the loss.

TC Central Black improved to 4 and 2 by beating TC West White 27 to 3. Mitchell Mosley had a 418 two game series and Brad Wozniak had a 403 series in the win for the Trojans.

Kingsley beat Glen Lake 17 to 13, although they were one bowler short. Ember Lhamon led the Stags with a 383 series.

Benzie beat TC Prep 22 to 8.

TC West Gold (4-2) beat TC Central Gold (1-5) 30 to 0.

Elk Rapids Black and St Francis tied at 15 to 15. Gladiator Leah Schmerheim led both teams with a 195 game.

Teams return to action for the annual Holiday Singles Tournament next Saturday at Lucky Jacks at 9am.