Boys Bowling: Jesuit starts fast in topping Rummel, Patrick Taylor beats Kenner Discovery

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KENNER – After finishing strong in Monday’s season-opening victory over Patrick Taylor, Jesuit’s bowling team picked up where it left off Thursday against Archbishop Rummel.

The Blue Jays fired a 1,347 opening game en route to a 26-1 victory over the Raiders at AMF All Star Lanes.

Jesuit (2-0) finished with a 3,582 team series, led by Gary Sims’ 700 on games of 234-209-257. Joshua Barraza led the opening-game onslaught with a 247, followed by William Adams’ 235.

Luke Wood had a 628 set, including games of 222 and 215, for the Blue Jays.

Matthew Fletcher led Rummel with a 504 series in its season-opening match. Steve Mixon’s middle-game 187 secured the Raiders’ lone point.

Patrick Taylor 15½, Kenner Discovery 11½: The Tigers evened their record at 1-1 with a victory over the Swamp Owls (1-1), also at AMF.

Logan Salas’ 215 final game led Patrick Taylor. Damon Robinson’s 164 middle game topped Kenner Discovery.

Brothers Noah Tran of Kenner Discovery and Nolan Tran of Patrick Taylor were on opposite sides in the second game.

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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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