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Fair Haven Slaters claim HS bowling championship

By Marion Pickielnok

Twin City Lanes in Barre hosted the Vermont High School Bowling Team Championship on March 7.  It wasn’t hard to find great bowling and unbelievable excitement.

Each match winner was decided by the team winning 4 out of 7 games.

Playing into the quarter finals  were No. 9  White River Valley defeated, No. 8 Springfield (4-2), No. 7 Burlington defeated No. 10 Enosburg (4-0), and No. 11 Hartford defeated No. 6 Brattleboro (4-1).

In the quarter finals No. 1 Windsor defeated No. 9 White River Valley (4-0), No. 4 South Burlington defeated No. 5 Essex (4-1), No. 2 Randolph defeated No. 7 Burlington (4-3), No. 3 Fair Haven defeated No. 11 Hartford (4-0). In the semi finals  No. 4 South Burlington defeated No. 1 Windsor (4-0), No. 3 Fair Haven defeated No. 2 Randolph (4-2).

The final match up was  No. 4 South Burlington vs No. 3 Fair Haven.  Five games into the match, Fair Haven was up at 3-2. Fair Haven attempted to end the match in six games, however, South Burlington proved to be the stronger then,  forcing a seventh game.  In Game 7, Fair Haven found the strikes and made the spares to win the game and become the 2019-2020 Vermont High School Bowling Champions.

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