MILWAUKEE, Wisc. (11/10/18) – The Arkansas State women’s bowling team finished the second day of competition of the Warhawk Classic in second-place and will head into Sunday’s bracket play as one of four team’s eligible to play in the championship match.
The Red Wolves finished Saturday with a total pinfall count of 5,256 to give them a two-day total of 10,565, just 23 pins behind tournament leader McKendree with a total of 10,588. Nebraska is in third place with a pinfall total of 10,376, while Sam Houston State is in fourth place with a count of 10,229.
Arkansas State (24-11) picked up where it left off on Friday by going 4-1 in Saturday’s traditional match round with wins of Vanderbilt, Sam Houston State, Wisconsin-Whitewater and Youngstown State. The day began with an 1105-963 win over the Commodores, followed by an 1106-1022 victory over the Bearkats.
The Red Wolves then pulled out a close 1061-1040 win over Wisconsin-Whitewater before dropping its first match of the afternoon with a 968-928 setback against Lincoln Memorial. A-State got back on track in the day’s final match with an 1110-959 win over Youngstown State and will head into Sunday’s bracket play as the No. 2 overall seed.
Taylor Davis led the way for Arkansas State in the individual standings and rolled a 235.40 average, the second highest average among all competitors. Destiny Truly turned in the second-best average on the day with a 212.20 average, followed Denisyha Waller with a 203.60 average.
A-State will take on McKendree in Sunday’s bracket play with the winner advancing to the championship match. The loser will play the winner of Nebraska and Sam Houston for the right to go to the final.
Fans can keep up with the Arkansas State women’s bowling team by following the squad on Twitter (@AStateBowling) and by liking the Arkansas State Women’s Bowling page on Facebook.