Aviator bowlers keep rolling


By Darrell Wacker - dwacker@aimmediamidwest.com



Butler placed three bowlers on the All-Tournament Team at the Viking Classic. Pictured left to right are Aaron Seelbaugh, Kyle Seelbaugh, and Ian Jacobs.

Butler placed three bowlers on the All-Tournament Team at the Viking Classic. Pictured left to right are Aaron Seelbaugh, Kyle Seelbaugh, and Ian Jacobs.


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The Butler boys bowling team placed second out of 22 teams at the Miamisburg Viking Classic. Pictured left to right are Kyle Seelbaugh, Ian Jacobs, Jake Smith, Aaron Seelbaugh, Will Yeary, Ben French, and Elijah Walters.


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CENTERVILLE — The Butler boys bowling team finished second in a 22-team field at the Miamisburg Viking Classic. Centerville won the tournament with a total of 3,963 with the Aviators second at 3,737. Butler’s Aaron Seelbaugh, Kyle Seelbaugh, and Ian Jacobs were named to the All-Tournament Team.

Jacobs (180-256-141) led the Aviators with a 577 series good enough for fourth overall out of 137 competitors, Kyle Seelbaugh (210-150-199) bowled a 559 which was matched by Aaron Seelbaugh (190-205-164) for a 559 series as well to tie for eighth overall.

Ben French placed 24th with a 521 (166-159-196) while Will Yeary was 25th with a 520 (198-151-171).

The Aviators combined for a score of 1,001 in six Baker games.

Lady Aviators 6th at Viking Classic

The Butler girls placed sixth at the Viking Classic held at Poelking Lanes South in Centerville with a 2,793. Centerville was the overall winner with a 3,367.

The Aviators were led by Alissa Spieles who bowled a 482 series (156-156-170) good enough for 10th place overall. She was followed by Emily Gabert (127-220-117) with a 464 and 15th place, Katrina Herzog with a 409 (140-154-115) for 27th place, and Breanne Kroeker with a 395 (116-184-95) for 31st overall. Emma Sutter bowled two games (69-73) for a 142 and Alyssa Perkins bowled a solo game for an 81.

Butler bowled an 820 in its six Baker games.

Butler sweeps Piqua

HUBER HEIGHTS — The Butler boys and girls bowling teams swept Piqua on Tuesday afternoon at Poelking Marian Lanes in Huber Heights.

The boys team defeated Piqua 2,405 – 2.232. Ben French (247-217) was high for the Aviators with a 464, Aaron Seelbaugh (203-190) rolled a 393, Will Yeary (208-183) rolled a 391, and Jake Smith (186-185) bowled a 371. Kyle Seelbaugh rolled a 199 with an unidentified sub throwing for a 170. The team (206-211) rolled a 417 in two Baker games.

The Butler girls defeated the Indians by a score of 1,680 – 1,431. Alissa Spieles (150-198) led the way with a 348, Emily Gabert (132-157) bowled a 289, Katrina Herzog (120-154) rolled a 274, and Breanne Kroeker (120-146) had a 266. Emma Sutter bowled a 106 game and Alyssa Perkins threw an 84. The team (166-147) scored a 313 in the two Baker games.

Aviators sweep Greenville

HUBER HEIGHTS — The Butler boys bowling ream remained undefeated on Wednesday while the Lady Aviators got above .500 with wins over Greenville.

Butler’s boys (8-0 overall, 7-0 GWOC North) dominated the Green Wave with a 2,480 – 2,065 win. Ian Jacobs (232-223) led the way with a 455, Drew Sacks (225-224) bowled a 449, and an unidentified substitute bowler had a 366. In solo games, Will Yeary bowled a 208, Zach Luttrell rolled a 196, Ben French bowled 191, and Kyle Seelbaugh threw a 182. The Aviators (259-174) rolled a 433 in two Baker games.

The Aviators will return to action Tuesday at Troy and Friday at Sidney.

The Lady Aviators improved to 4-3 both overall and in GWOC North play with a 1,894 – 1,683 win over the Green Wave. Breanne Kroeker (180-168) was the high bowler with a 348, while Alissa Spieles (158-180) and Emily Gabert (169-169) both rolled a 338, and Katrina Herzog (162-168) threw a 330. In solo games, Alyssa Perkins rolled a 122 and Emma Sutter had an 87. As a team the Aviators (156-175) rolled 331 in two Baker games.

The Lady Aviators traveled to Kettering to face Alter on Friday and will return to league play at Troy on Tuesday and Sidney on Friday.

Butler placed three bowlers on the All-Tournament Team at the Viking Classic. Pictured left to right are Aaron Seelbaugh, Kyle Seelbaugh, and Ian Jacobs.
https://www.vandaliadrummernews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2019/01/web1_VikingClassic-1.jpgButler placed three bowlers on the All-Tournament Team at the Viking Classic. Pictured left to right are Aaron Seelbaugh, Kyle Seelbaugh, and Ian Jacobs. Contributed photo

The Butler boys bowling team placed second out of 22 teams at the Miamisburg Viking Classic. Pictured left to right are Kyle Seelbaugh, Ian Jacobs, Jake Smith, Aaron Seelbaugh, Will Yeary, Ben French, and Elijah Walters.
https://www.vandaliadrummernews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2019/01/web1_VikingClassic2-1.jpgThe Butler boys bowling team placed second out of 22 teams at the Miamisburg Viking Classic. Pictured left to right are Kyle Seelbaugh, Ian Jacobs, Jake Smith, Aaron Seelbaugh, Will Yeary, Ben French, and Elijah Walters. Contributed photo

By Darrell Wacker

dwacker@aimmediamidwest.com

Reach Darrell Wacker at (937) 684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.

Reach Darrell Wacker at (937) 684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.