Katelyn Garman was the standout performer for Elizabethtown Area High School during the District 3 Bowling Championships, placing fifth in the girls division on Saturday, Feb. 24, at Berks Lanes in Sinking Spring.
Garman bowled well early on in the qualifying round, posting scores of 211, 227 and 207. After two shaky games at 193 and 186, she rebounded well with a personal high of 256, giving her a combined score of 1,280.
It was the third highest of any girl during the round, resulting in Garman earning the No. 3 seed out of six bowlers for the elimination round. She averaged a score of 213 through her first six games.
Sadly for her, she wouldn’t go any further. Garman lost to Emily Breidegam ofGovernor Mifflin 182-148, knocking her out of the championship. Breidegam would go on to beat teammate Emily Garl 213-197 in the final round to win the title.
Elizabethtown had three other bowlers in contention at the event. Elizabeth Vuxta missed out on moving past the qualifying round, but she still finished in 10th place in the girls division with a combined score of 1,234, her highest being 232.. Nikki Lee placed 33rd with a total score of 1,037, with a top score of 191.
On the boys side, Patrick Hoffmaster finished 24th with a combined total of 1,180, getting a top score of 209. Alex Horton of Daniel Boone was the boys champion, winning over Daniel Althouse of Conrad Weiser 213-160.