AOL tops Chapelle in showdown of area’s top girls bowling teams

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In a matchup of what could be the area’s top two girls bowling programs this season, Academy of Our Lady edged Archbishop Chapelle 17-10 Thursday at AMF All Star Lanes.

AOL jumped to an 6-2 lead after one game as Erin Burkart had an opening 205 and Danielle Poussard had a 202.
The Penguins extended the lead 11-5 lead after two games before Chapelle rallied to win five of the eight points in game three.

Poussard led AOL with a 535 series, followed closely by Burkart’s 525 and a 518 series by Lauryn Hartsell, who closed with a 209 game.

The Chipmunks’ bottom of the lineup all finished with 500 series, led by Sarah Rubi’s 559. Bailey Hymel had a 526 and Jessica Ladd rolled a 520 series.

The teams will face off again Feb. 19 at Westside.

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Lenny Vangilder


Lenny was involved in college athletics starting in the early 1980s, when he began working Tulane University sporting events while still attending Archbishop Rummel High School. He continued that relationship as a student at Loyola University, where he graduated in 1987. For the next 11 years, Vangilder worked in the sports information offices at Southwestern Louisiana (now UL-Lafayette) and Tulane;…

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