Matchups set for New Orleans bowling regional Monday
With the regular season complete, the pairings are set for the New Orleans area regional bowling tournament Monday at Bowlmor AMF All Star Lanes in Kenner.
The winners of four boys and two girls matches at 3:15 p.m. will advance to the bi-regional March 29 at All Star Lanes in Baton Rouge. Most teams need just one win on Monday to advance.
On the boys side, top-seeded and unbeaten Brother Martin (12-0) begins pursuit of a second consecutive state championship. The Crusaders will face the winner of a 1 p.m. match between No. 8 seed Archbishop Rummel and ninth-seeded Bonnabel (both 2-8).
The other boys matches pit No. 2 seed Archbishop Shaw (11-1) against seventh-seeded Holy Rosary (4-7), third seed Salmen (7-3) against No. 6 seed Holy Cross (4-6) and fourth-seeded Chalmette (7-3) against No. 5 seed Jesuit (7-4).
In the girls bracket, Cabrini (8-2) is the No. 1 seed. Bonnabel (2-7) and Holy Rosary (1-9) face off at 1 p.m. for the right to battle the Crescents.
The other girls match features No. 2 seed Academy of Our Lady (7-3) and third-seeded Chalmette (4-5).
In addition to the team qualifiers, seven boys and four girls from non-qualifying teams will advance to the bi-regional.
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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;…