Girls Bowling: Lady Hubs handed narrow loss from Belvidere

Sophomore Cassidy Vincent looks for her mark during the Rochelle Lady Hub varsity bowling match against Belvidere on Wednesday. (Photo by Russell Hodges)

Vincent rolls team-leading 539 series in 2,693-2,548 defeat

ROCHELLE — The Rochelle Lady Hub varsity bowling team battled Belvidere in nonconference action Wednesday evening, hanging tough over all three games but falling short in a 2,693-2,548 loss. Sophomore Cassidy Vincent led the Lady Hubs (6-5, 5-3 Interstate 8) with a 539 series, while freshman Kylie McCullough added a 471 series in the match. Rochelle will host another nonconference match against Streator on Thursday at 4 p.m.

Belvidere edged the Lady Hubs 876-845 in the first game to take the series lead. Mia Quintero led the Bucs with a 179, while Vincent fired a 161 and junior Makenzie Liezert added a 151 for the Rochelle side. Belvidere extended its series count with a 899-817 win in the second game, where Riley Freeman shot a 181 for the Bucs. Vincent's 169, McCullough's 163 and a 149 from junior Anahi Alanis were the top scores for the Lady Hubs in the second game.

Belvidere clinched the series sweep with a 918-886 victory in the third game, where Eliza Guarnevcia recorded a 192 for the Bucs, who saw five of their six starters finish with 400-plus series scores. Vincent rolled her series-best 209 in the third game, while McCullough added her series-best 170 and junior Faith Adams fired a series-best 171. Adams ended the evening with a 427 series for the Lady Hubs.