Berean Christian’s Nichole Lewis named Post’s girls bowler of year


2017 PALM BEACH POST GIRLS BOWLING ALL-AREA TEAM

BOWLER OF THE YEAR

Nichole Lewis, Berean Christian, Jr.

Why? She was the lone girl from any Palm Beach school to reach the individual round of 16. There she finished with an 802 series, finishing eighth overall. Her game high 253 was the best of any girls’ bowler in the county. Finished with a 197 average and won a district title.

What was the highlight of your season? Making the top 16 at (the state tournament). And bowling a 299 at the Top 8 Tournament.

When did you first start playing your sport? At the age of 7

What are your college plans? Marine Biology and Veterinary Medicine

Who is the athlete you most admire and why? Jason Belmonte. When he started bowling he was made fun of because of the way he bowled, and he became one of the best bowlers in the world.

What is the song that gets you most pumped up before a game? “Thunderstruck” by AC/DC and “I’m Still Standing” by Elton John.

What’s your favorite social media tool and why? Facebook. You can find college bowling coaches and talk to them and share pictures and articles about things.

What was your favorite movie this year? “Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 2.”

COACH OF THE YEAR

David Anderson, Jupiter: In just his first year as coach, he led his team to a 73-8 record and a 22nd-place finish at the state tournament, the highest of any Palm Beach school.

GIRLS FIRST TEAM

Samantha Clayton, Jupiter, Sr.: Part of a Warriors team that won a district title to reach fourth consecutive state tournament. Set a school-high game of 246.

Kacie Durr: Park Vista, Sr.: Had a four-game series of 682 at the state tournament. Helped Cobras to district title; had a 176 average.

Kayla Grudinsky, Jupiter, Jr.: Had a four-game series of 665 at the state tournament that included a game-high 233. Finished with a 182 average.

Mikayla Holder, Dwyer, Sr.: Placed third at districts and a rolled a 201 game at the state tournament. Had a 644 series at the state tournament.

Alexis Roberts, Jupiter, Sr.: Helped team to a district title and a trip to the state tournament. Completed the season with a 149 average.

Gina Landrum, Suncoast, Jr.: Was part of team that was a District 13 runner-up to Jupiter. Was team captain and a two-time state qualifier.

Sophia Venegas, Boca Raton, Sr.: Rolled a 534 series at the District 14 tourney to help Bobcats finish as runner-up. Season average was 141.

HONORABLE MENTION

Boca Raton: Alexandra Henry; Forest Hill: Natalie Rodriguez; Jupiter: Cortney Coleman; Palm Beach Central: Erica Domis, Natalie Solis; Park Vista: Kristen Bache, Paige Solomon; Royal Palm Beach: Sam Dajay, Lydia Williams; St. Andrew’s: Min He Joo; St. John Paul II: Kalrigh Krolikowski, Rosalie Tomas; Seminole Ridge: Jewel Locke; Somerset Canyons: Alyssa Jawdy, Charley Korb; Spanish River: Madeline Steinberg; Suncoast: Kyleigh Kosches, Haley Kvamberg; Wellington: Katie DaSimore, Sarah Longley; West Boca: Sara Glickman, Katia Ramos.



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