The Klahowya Eagles captured the district bowling title in the three individual matches played recently. The Eagles knocked down 2,373 pins, Steilacoom finished second with 2,314 pins and Bremerton finished eighth with 1,889.
The top four teams and eight individuals head to state. Klahowya will send seven bowlers to Bowlero in Tukwila Feb. 1-4, including district champion Hailey Johnson. Johnson won the individual title with a total of 548 pins, 16 pins more than Shelby Lee of White River. In her three games, Johnson scored 189, 157 and 202.
Lucy Mitchell finished sixth with 486 pins knocked down, including a high of 181 in her first game. Jessica Hedahl and Salina Stroup rounded out the Eagles top finishes with 11th- and 12th-place finishes, capturing 463 and 461 pins in three games. The other three Klahowya bowlers heading to state with the team are Ray Ventura, Neveah Glance and Allie Corn.
The Knights had two bowlers place in the top 25 at district. Edyn Weekman finished 13th with 458 pins, including a high of 179 in her second game. She will be the only Knight at state. Charlotte Bronoki captured 23rd with 437 pins, scoring 163 in her second game.
Klahowya and Bremerton’s bowlers will be competing alongside 22 other teams for a shot at the state trophy.