Girls Bowling: Lady Hubs open season against Ottawa

The Rochelle varsity girls bowling team competed against Ottawa during its first match of the season on Tuesday. Above from left to right are head coach Joey Johanning, Cassie Moore, Alyssa Schwanert, Autumn Headon, Alyssa Mickley, Aubrey Headon and Taylor Bearrows. (Courtesy photo)

Mickley leads Rochelle with team-high series in loss to Pirates

OTTAWA — The Rochelle varsity girls bowling team rolled its first strikes of the 2018-19 season when the Lady Hubs battled Ottawa on the road Tuesday evening. The Lady Pirates won all three games and the team series by a final score of 2,330-2,068 to drop Rochelle to 0-1 overall.

Ottawa edged Rochelle 812-753 in the first game with freshman Alyssa Schwanert leading the Lady Hubs with a high game of 182. The Lady Pirates took the second game 772-621, and Ottawa won the third game 746-694, with freshman Alyssa Mickley rolling 183 and senior Autumn Headon adding 180 for Rochelle.

Mickley finished with a high series score of 457 for the Lady Hubs, while Headon totaled 426 and Schwanert added 411. Rochelle will compete in the Jefferson J-Hawk Invitational in Rockford this weekend.

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