Boys Bowling: Brother Martin blanks St. Augustine in opener

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Two-time defending state champion Brother Martin extended its winning streak to 35 matches with a 27-0 shutout of St. Augustine in the season opener for both teams Monday at Colonial Lanes in Harahan.

The Crusaders rolled a 3,247 team series, with all 10 players on Monday’s roster seeing action.

Junior Drew Gardner, who has moved into the anchor position, had a 596 series, including a 220 final game. Andre Hoyuela had 10 strikes in a 232 opening game, while senior Brennan Brouillette closed with a 227.

Johnny Kelly led the Purple Knights with a 198 game and a 443 series.

Archbishop Shaw 26, East Jefferson 1: The Eagles opened with a victory over the Warriors at Westside Lanes.

Shaw used nine bowlers for two games each. Zi Hui had a 200 final game, while Joseph Jimenez turned in games of 187 and 188.

Reigning state match-game champion Adam Atkins led East Jefferson with a 530 series.

St. Paul’s 23, Archbishop Hannan 4: Despite being short-handed, the Wolves rolled to a season-opening victory over the Hawks at Tangi Lanes in Hammond.

Jack Bertucci led St. Paul’s with a 625 series, including a 237 opening game.

Chris Reso had a 204 game and 451 series for Hannan.

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Lenny Vangilder

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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