COLUMBUS, Ohio - In the first event of the 2021-22 season, the Walsh Cavaliers men's bowling team competed at the 1st Ohio Bowling Conference event on Saturday (Oct. 2) at Palace Lanes in Columbus, Ohio.
The Varsity team was fifth of 14 teams while the JV team finished 2nd of 11 teams in the running order. The varsity team totaled 6451 total pins for the day with 3684 pins from individual games and 3031 pins in the Baker games. The JV ended the day with 6398 pins overall, with a 3515 individual game total. The Baker games for the JV squad totaled 2883 pins, the highest of all teams in the competition.
In the four individual games, Ryan Hanzak led the Cavaliers with a total of 711 pins (177.75 average) as he finished in 22nd place. Saturday's final team game was the highest of the day (932). Chase Barstow had the highest game of the team, a 256.
- Ryan Hanzak: 711 total (152-181-167-211), 22nd place
- Jordan Norris: 688 total (181-142-169-196), 30th place
- Matthew Hull: 682 total (174-161-208-139), 35th place
- Caden Mutchler: 643 total (214-132-167-130), 41st place
- Chase Barstow: 395 total (139-256), 68th place
- James Jackson: 155 total (155), 76th place
- Robert Wilson: 146 total (146), 80th place
The team totaled 3031 pins in the 16 Baker games, while averaging 189.44 overall. The best Baker game for the team was 247 in the eighth game of the day.
Zachary Eble paced the Cavaliers in the JV standings en route to a All-Tournament Team spot. Eble bowled a 739 total with an average of 184.75, the fifth highest mark of the tournament. Just the like Varsity team, the Cavaliers bowled their best game of the day in game four (919). He had the highest game of the day on the team, a 222.
- Zach Eble: 739 total (169-166-222-182), 5th place
- Joshua Kormanec: 703 total (168-199-147-189), 13th place
- Robert Komlosi: 699 total (181-146-205-197), 15th place
- Samuel Beach: 699 total (136-191-160-212), 16th place
- Bailey McGinnis: 675 total (184-176-146-169), 19th place
In the Baker games, Walsh had 2883 pins knocked down with a best game of 269. The team averaged 180.19 pins per game.
The Cavaliers will return to the lanes on October 30 and 31st at the AHBA event.