Boys bowling: All-area teams
March 28, 2013 11:50PM
Updated: May 1, 2013 2:00PM
By the numbers: 219.4 avg., 279 high game, 536 high series, first in sectional, ninth in regional, eighth in semistate, 11th in state
Raves: He averaged the most of any region bowler on the postseason sport shot after being second in area in regular-season average. He was also third in the P-T Preseason Bowl O-Rama with 480.
By the numbers: 208.1 avg., 300 high game, 506 high series, fifth in sectional, sixth in regional, fifth in semistate
Raves: Besides helping Hobart advance to the state finals and finishing 20th in state singles, he also was the top individual in the Holiday Classic and second in the Boone Grove Invite.
By the numbers: 214.0 avg., 279 high game, 505 high series, second in sectional, fourth in regional
Raves: His average was quite impressive, considering the centers in the Suburban Conference. He helped Lowell win the conference title and advance to regional.
By the numbers: 221.2 avg., 279 high game, 494 high series
Raves: Despite missing out on advancing in a stacked sectional, he had the top average in Northwest Indiana and fifth highest in the state.
By the numbers: 215.3 avg., 279 high game, 508 high series, second high series in Mystery Doubles
Raves: He had the third highest average in Porter-LaPorte as the anchor for the conference and sectional champs. He also averaged more than 206 in regular season and postseason team tournament play.
Lake Central senior
By the numbers: 212.6 avg., 267 high game, 496 high series, first in sectional, 10th in mystery doubles
Raves: His individual stats were really good, but it was his clutch play in the anchor spot that helped Lake Central win its first boys state title. He will continue bowling at Grand View University.
By the numbers: 208.0 avg., 243 high game, 475 high series, first in sectional, second in regional
Raves: He also finished third in the Boone Grove Invite individually and helped the Brickies advance to the state finals where they finished fourth.
By the numbers: 209.0 avg., 288 high game, 491 high series, first qualifier in Mystery Doubles, third in Region Rumble
Raves: He had the top average in the Duneland, did well in regular season tourneys and helped the Trojans advance to the state finals before finishing fifth.
By the numbers: 203.0 avg., 257 high game, 465 high series, first in sectional, 10th in Mystery Doubles
Raves: He finished his high school career with another nice season as second in average in the Suburban Conference with a sectional singles title.
By the numbers: 208.8 avg., 264 high game, 472 high series, second in P-T Bowl O-Rama, eighth in Holiday Classic
Raves: His lineup spot changed at times, but in the postseason he was clutch in key moments.
By the numbers: 204 avg., 278 high game, 481 high series, first in Region Rumble, second in sectional, third in regional
Raves: His regular season was good, but his postseason was great as he finished 10th at semistate and 17th at state.
Lake Central senior
By the numbers: 211.2 avg., 265 high game, 515 high series, second in sectional, ninth in Mystery Doubles
Raves: He averaged more than 200 in the regional and state finals team events (205), helping LC win a state title.
Lake Central sophomore
By the numbers: 208.1 avg., 290 high game, 478 high series, sixth in sectional, first in Boone Grove Invite
Raves: He’s a sophomore with a high ceiling after posting great individual stats and helping LC win state.
By the numbers: 203.1 avg., 300 high game, 530 high series, third in Holiday Classic, third in Mystery Doubles
Raves: He was one of two region bowlers to roll a perfect game in high school competition, while also doing well in regular season tourneys.
ANDREAN — Ed Perry; NOLL — Brian Casillas Jr.; BOONE GROVE — Kyle Taylor; CALUMET — Robbie Peterson; CHESTERTON — Mark Childress, Matt Ozimek, Jake Yankauskas; CP — Matt Locher, Justin Melvin, Cory Locher; GRIFFITH — Mitch Burk; HANOVER — Austin Moran, Kevin Beemster, Alex Beemster; HEBRON — Corey Duck; HIGHLAND — Tyler Trombetta, Jonathan Payne, Jake Santos, Jacob Riffle; HOBART — Jerry James, Mike Blue; KV — Ryan Postma; LC — Joey Dorsch, Colin Young; LAKE STATION — Matt Laviolette; LAPORTE — Nate Nieto, Kyle Ruminski, David Lehman; LOWELL — Nick Marlett, Caleb Elliott, Austin Griffith; MERRILLVILLE — Alex Swierc; MC — Sam Welch Jr., Aaron Skibinski; MORTON — Ricky Gutierrez, Dustin Courneya; MUNSTER — Tyler Hansen, Robert Dawson; NORTH NEWTON — Chad Klomp; PORTAGE — Jake Sturgill, Chris Peebles; RENSSELAER — Michael Effinger; VALPO — Jason Wright; WHEELER — Jordan Gilbert