Parish bowlers make all-district teams

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

After a tremendous bowling season that saw three parish teams reach the bi-region round of the playoffs, the all-district bowling teams have been released. Many of Ascension’s most successful performers of 2016 were honored.

For the boys, St. Amant had the most selections with five. The Gators had a great season, earning a No. 7 seed for the playoffs and falling just short of the state quarterfinals.

Prentiss Stanley was a first-team selection for St. Amant. He had a game average of 196 this season.

Two teammates joined Stanley on the first team in Blaycen Breaux (189) and Jack Douglas (174). Douglas reached the state semifinals as a singles competitor.

Collin Ortego (165) and James Regina (165) were both second-team selections for the Gators.

Dutchtown had four players make the all-district boy’s team. The Griffins earned the highest playoff seed in the parish at No. 5 and were eliminated a game short of the quarterfinals.

Not only was Trey Kauffman a first-team selection, he was also named the district’s MVP after producing a game average of 200 for the season. Kauffman came just short of the state semifinals in singles competition.

Also on the first team was teammate Ryan White—who had a 179 average. Austin Vicknair (168) and Chase Conard (166) both made the second team.

Finally, three East Ascension bowlers made the all-district team.

Dillan Moran was a first-teamer. Moran had a 173 average for the season and lasted until the final day of singles competition.

Both Colin Duke (173) and Dominick Michelli (162) made the second team.

Three parish bowlers made the District I girl’s team.

East Ascension had two selections. The Lady Spartans earned a No. 7 seed and made the bi-region, where they fell just short of the quarterfinals.

Bailee Chapman was a first-team all-district selection. She also was named the district’s MVP. Chapman had a 184 average and made it to the final day of singles competition.

Teammate Alea Cooke was a second-team selection with a 138 average.

One St. Amant girl’s bowler made the all-district squad in Morgan Lebourgeois. She made the second team with a 154 game average.