Prairie View Claims Bowling Regular Season Title
D’IBERVILLE, Miss. – The Prairie View A&M Panthers won the Southwestern Athletic Conference bowling regular season title on Sunday.
The Panthers entered the final game of the regular season with a 19-4 record, which was one more win then its opponent, Texas Southern who entered the final game with an 18-5 record. The Panthers defeated the Tigers 960-876 in the final game to finish at 20-4 and claim the regular season title.
Jackson State and Texas Southern would each finish the regular season at 18-6 with Jackson State having the edge in total pins (25,637-25,525) to take second place. Alabama State finished in fourth place, Grambling State finished in fifth place, Southern finished in sixth place and Alabama A&M rounded out the standings.
Denisyha Waller of Texas Southern was named the bowler of the year. Waller was the only bowler to average a score over 200 for the regular season, knocking down 206.9 pins per contest.
Katelyn Dickerson won the freshman of the year award. Dickerson made history by bowling a perfect 300 in the third game of the day. Dickerson averaged 192.9 pins per game during conference play.
The All-Conference team was also announced. The complete All-Conference team is below:
Bowler of the Year
Denisyha Waller (Texas Southern)
Freshman of the Year
Katelyn Dickerson (Prairie View A&M)
|Denisyha Waller (Texas Southern)|
|Katelyn Dickerson (Prairie View A&M)|
|Rebecca Hresko (Alabama State)|
|Lindsay Paredes (Prairie View A&M)|
|Marcella Sanchez (Jackson State)|
|Alexes Burton (Prairie View A&M)|
|Brittany Kinney (Prairie View A&M)|
|Amanda Morgan (Prairie View A&M)|
|Kiara Smith (Jackson State)|
|Brianna Reid (Jackson State)|