Grand Rapids Christian High School
Girls Varsity Bowling
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Mar 4, 2023
Roughly 540 boys and 540 girls bowlers start out competing in the Regional Singles Tournament with hope of qualifying and competing for the State Title.
From the Regional Tournament, only 60 bowlers from each of the boys and girls advance to the State Tournament. Abbe Diemer and Zeke Heerema were among the bowlers who qualified for the State Tournament in Waterford, MI.
Abbe Diemer in only her second year bowling competitively had an up and down day at the Regional Tournament. Ultimately, Abbe finished 10th in our Region qualifying her for the State Tournament. Saturday at the State Tournament. Abbe struggled to find the line in her first game shooting a 140. Abbe bounced back in the following game shooting a very nice 204. Abbe finished the tournament in 22nd place averaging 177.12. This was the highest finish ever for a Grand Rapids Christian girl!! Great season Abbe!
One of Zeke Heerema's main goals for this season was to qualify for the State Tournament and win it. Zeke finished the Regional Tournament in 2nd place, easily qualifying him for the State Tournament. On Saturday, Zeke had a slower start than normal in the first game shooting 204. Zeke bounced back shooting a 267 the next game and 1464 during qualifying to average 244.
Zeke advanced to match play as the #2 seed and easily won the first round. Zeke found himself behind after the first game of the quarter finals, but rallied in the second game with a near perfect game, shooting a 289 to advance to the semifinals. Zeke battled through the semifinals and advanced to the finals after a 26 pin victory. The finals were hard fought and Owen Williams from Tecumseh was not letting up the pressure. However, with some solid shooting and a little luck, Zeke left the tournament the State Champion! Great job, Zeke!