Boys Bowling with a Great Start to the 2017-2018 Season

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Team waits in anticipation for the potential strike.

Huntley’s boys bowling hosted Geneva on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Bowl-Hi. Huntley scored a total of 3509 pins, while Geneva had a total of 3324. This was Huntley’s first home match of the 2017-2018 season.

Jesse Alcasid opened the night with 2 strikes. By the end of the match, Alcasid had 18 strikes, Kevin Sieb had 26, Michael Corsaro had 19, Jerrik Alcasid had 11, Tyler Nasternak had 8, and Zachary Mirshak had 18. Siebs’

Nasternak ended the night with 465 points, Jerrik with 541, Jesse with 565, Corsaro with 605, Mirshak with 625, and Sieb with 708. Jerrik and Jesse each had one over 200 game. Mirshak and Corsaro each had two over 200 games, and Sieb ended all three games over 200.

This was brothers Jerrik and Jesse’s first time competing together at a home match. In games two and three, Jerrik beat Jesse by 4 pins and 3 pins, respectively. 

“I am very proud of my little brother,” senior Jesse Alcasid said. “I see how much he has improved.”

Jesse has also competed against his older brother, Jonel, during his freshman and sophomore years on the team.

Sieb, and the rest of the varsity team, was encouraging the Geneva team. After the match ended, the two teams started to play a baker’s game, which is a game just for fun.

“It was a blast getting to know the other team and my team even more,” senior Kevin Sieb said. “You know, it’s all about having fun, not about winning.” 

Last season, the team advanced to sectionals. This season, coach Andrew Weigand hopes to keep building off of the progress made from last season.

This season’s goal, according to coach Weigand, is for the team to advance to the second round of sectionals.

“Also to try to qualify at least one person individually for state.” coach Weigand said.

The team hopes to carry on this win into their next meet against Larkin on Friday, Nov. 10 at Bowl-Hi.

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