SMYRNA, Tenn. (3/19/22) – Brooklyn Buchanan averaged 245.80 in traditional matches to lead the individual standings and the Arkansas State women’s bowling team went 4-0 to rank second among 33 teams at the Music City Classic heading into the final day of competition at the Smyrna Bowling Center.
A-State (67-31) climbed from fourth to second in total pinfall with 5,343 pins in traditional play for a total of 10,453 (209.1) after two days. The Red Wolves meet McKendree (10,705) to begin bracket play Sunday with host Vanderbilt third (10,444) and Stephen F. Austin (10,356) fourth.
The Red Wolves opened the day with a 1,046-982 margin over Stephen F. Austin and followed with a 1,083-996 win over Lincoln Memorial. A-State added wins over Spalding (1,044-749) and Maryland-Eastern Shore (1,141-1,056) before closing out the day with a bye and a total of 1,029. The total of 1,141 against UMES ranks fourth among the best of the season by A-State while the 1,083 pinfall against LMU ranks seventh.
Buchanan rolled over 220 pins in each of the five games totaling 1,229 pins for an average of 245.8, 65 pins better than the next closest player in the more than 200 that bowled. Buchanan downed a season-best among all A-State bowlers of 279 against Lincoln Memorial and put down 256 pins against UMES. She had games of 236 against Stephen F. Austin and the last game of the day along with a 222 against Spalding.
Faith Welch and Emma Stull ranked 18th and 19th, respectively, in the individual standings. Welch downed 1,070 pins, an average of 214.00 while Stull rolled 1,068 for an average of 213.60. Stull had three games above 200, including a high of 257 against UMES. Welch was over 200 in four of five games with a high of 235 in the finale.
Bracket play is Sunday at the Smyrna Bowling Center. For the latest on A-State bowling, follow the team on Twitter (@AStateBowling), Facebook (/AStateBowling) and Instagram (@redwolvesbowling).
Music City Classic
Baker Match Results
vs Sam Houston 961-1051
vs Carthage 1016-1004
vs Emmanuel 1032-956
vs Monmouth 1098-945
vs Long Island University 1003-1220
Traditional Match Results
vs Stephen F. Austin 1,046-982
vs Lincoln Memorial 1,083-996
vs Spalding 1,044-749
vs Maryland-Eastern Shore 1,141-1,056
vs Bye 1,029
Traditional Match Results Individuals
1 Brooklyn Buchanan 236-279-222-256-236=1,229 (245.80)
18 Faith Welch 218-205-233-179-235=1,070 (214.00)
19 Emma Stull 222-193-213-257-183=1,068 (213.60)
103 Sheila Sutfin 189-172-179-193-145=878 (175.60)
141 Montana Meyer X-X-197-256-230=683 (227.67)
161 Sarah Sanes 181-234-X-X-X=415 (207.50)
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