Bowling: T-Byrd Lanes competes in 2023 Illinois Pepsi USBC Zone 1 Championship tournament

T-Byrd Lanes bowler Camilla Ramos qualified for the 2023 Illinois Pepsi USBC State Championship tournament at Western Bowl in Champaign. (Courtesy photo)

Ramos advances to state tournament in April after fifth-place divisional finish

FREEPORT — T-Byrd Lanes sent several youth bowlers to the 2023 Illinois Pepsi USBC Zone 1 Divisional Championship tournament at Four Seasons Bowling Center on Jan. 21 and 22. Camilla Ramos advanced to the state tournament, finishing fifth out of seven bowlers in the U8 Girls Division with a 238 series (98, 76 and 64). Giuliana Henderson took seventh with a 216 series (76, 65 and 75). The state tournament will be held from April 14-16 at Western Bowl in Champaign.

Grayson Campbell placed seventh out of 15 bowlers in the U10 Boys Division, rolling a 322 series (90, 122 and 110) to finish only nine pins away from qualifying for the state tournament. Jaxon Harnesk took 11th with a 237 series (77, 76 and 84). Zachary Waddle led T-Byrd Lanes in the U12 Boys Division, finishing 13th out of 29 bowlers with a 353 series (105, 137 and 111) while Sergio Ramos took 16th with a 338 series (92, 114 and 132). JJ Groves finished 28th with a 247 series (80, 90 and 77).