Video: Chapelle’s Olivia Bares makes history with 300 game, 794 series
Archbishop Chapelle junior Olivia Bares had a historic day on the lanes Tuesday at Bowlero Kenner.
Bowling in the High School Boys and Girls Bowling League, Bares became the first female bowler in Louisiana to roll a 300 game in high school competition.
She started with games of 226 and 268 before her perfect game completed a 794 series, also a record for Louisiana girls.
Bares had the high average among girls in the New Orleans area last year at 196 and reached the finals of the state singles championship. She has multiple tournament titles in her career, including the state Pepsi Championships last April at Bowlero.
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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;…