Bowling: Shaw stays unbeaten; Rummel, Jesuit, Holy Cross, Cabrini win
Even after a tight victory over Jesuit last time out and with a showdown with defending state champion Brother Martin looming, there was no letdown for Archbishop Shaw’s bowling team Monday.
The Eagles blanked Kenner Discovery 27-0 Monday at AMF All Star Lanes in Kenner to improve to 8-0.
Shaw got solid efforts from the right side of its lineup, led by Andrew Hill’s 203 and 234. Garrett Alello rolled a 576 series and Jonathan Arena had a 575 set for the Eagles.
Cody Johnson had a 146 opening game for Kenner Discovery (3-4).
Shaw heads to Colonial Lanes in Harahan on Thursday to face the area’s other unbeaten, Brother Martin (6-0), in a matchup of the top two teams in the initial release of the LHSAA boys bowling power ratings. The Crusaders are at AMF Tuesday against Crescent City Christian.
Archbishop Rummel 17, Patrick Taylor 10: The Raiders jumped to an early lead and held off the Tigers at Westside Lanes in Harvey.
Rummel (4-2) led 6-2 after the first game and 12-4 after the second game. Patrick Taylor (5-2) tried to rally in the final game but won six points and could not overcome the Raiders’ edge in total pins.
Ben Mayer led the Raiders with a 608 series, including a 241 final game, while Matthew Fletcher had a 205 opening game.
Preston Jones paced the Tigers with a 628 set that featured a 230 middle game.
Rummel entered Monday at No. 26 in the power ratings, while Patrick Taylor was 17th.
Jesuit 24½, St. Therese 2½: The Blue Jays got back on the winning track in defeating the Phoenix at AMF.
Jesuit (5-2) used all 10 bowlers, none for more than two games, and five of them had a 200 game, led by William Carpenter’s middle-game 255.
Ryan Hebert’s opening-game 186 delivered one of the two wins on the day for St. Therese (2-6).
Jesuit was 16th in the initial LHSAA power ratings release.
Holy Cross 20, East Jefferson 7: The Tigers took a commanding early lead in defeating the Warriors at AMF.
Jackson Haro had a 472 series to lead Holy Cross (4-2), which was 24th in the initial LHSAA power ratings.
Ethan Jenkins’ 194 final game was the best of the day for East Jefferson (0-6).
Cabrini 25, Patrick Taylor 2 (girls): The Crescents swept the opening game and never looked back in defeating the Tigers in a girls match at Westside.
Rachael Conaway had a 161 opening game to pace Cabrini (4-2), which entered Monday at No. 13 in the unofficial LHSAA power rankings.
Patrick Taylor is 0-6.
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