Warren Central bowlers roll past Vicksburg

Published 7:37 pm Thursday, December 7, 2023

CLINTON — Warren Central’s bowlers rolled past Vicksburg High with plenty of room to spare.

Avery Green rolled a 204 in the final game to close out a 575 series, and he teamed with James McKenna and Ke’Sean Smith to lead Warren Central’s boys’ A-team past Vicksburg 1,404 pins to 808 in an MHSAA Region 2-6A match at Indian Lanes in Clinton.

Green rolled games of 179, 192 and 204. All three scores were better than any bowler on either team, athough he did get plenty of help from teammates James McKenna and Ke’Sean Smith.

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McKenna totaled 448 pins in his series, with a high of 166 in the second game. Smith’s top score was 143 in his first game, and he finished with a series total of 381.

Vicksburg’s Koby Cartwright had Vicksburg’s best score, 101 in his second game, and totaled 368 for the series. Caden Barnett rolled a 100 in the second game and 274 for the series, while John Williams totaled 266 for the match.

In the girls’ A-team match, Warren Central’s Tatum Watts rolled a 131 in the second game and 339 for the series as the Lady Vikes beat Vicksburg 929 to 855.

Olivia Alberts totaled 327 and Jasmine Parker 263 for the Lady Vikes.

Makynzie Dunmore rolled a 329 series for Vicksburg and tied Watts’ 131 in the second game. Ariana Davis totaled 306 pins and her sister Amari Davis totaled 220.

In the boys’ B-Team match, Warren Central’s Jayden Swartz rolled a 144 in the final game and 332 for his series as the Vikings beat Vicksburg 592 to 514. Tyler Mitchell rolled 260 for his three-game series for WC.

Vicksburg’s Markeem Bryant was just behind Swartz with a 329 total, including 127 in his final game. Koby Cartwright had a 312 total. The girls’ B-Team match was cut short in the second game because of a lane equipment malfunction.

Vicksburg’s Rikia Wright had the high score in the first game, with a 110. Her teammates Lazaria Thomas rolled a 90 and Allie Danyell Nicole Smith a 53, respectively.

Warren Central’ Anna Kate Davis rolled a 103 in the first game, followed by Gracie Davis with 68 and Makayla Carter with 67.

About Ernest Bowker

Ernest Bowker is The Vicksburg Post's sports editor. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post's sports staff since 1998, making him one of the longest-tenured reporters in the paper's 140-year history. The New Jersey native is a graduate of LSU. In his career, he has won more than 50 awards from the Mississippi Press Association and Associated Press for his coverage of local sports in Vicksburg.

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