Ky Ralston (centre) finished with a silver medal at the zone finals at Capri Valley Lanes in Kelowna on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (Contributed)

Junior Salmon Arm bowler advancing to provincials

Young Lakeside Bowling team represents city in zone competition

Junior bowler Sierra Merry is advancing to the provincial championship after a strong finish in a recent zone competition.

The Youth Bowling Canada provincial tournament held its zone competition at the Capri Valley Lanes in Kelowna on Sunday, Dec. 8. Nine bowlers representing Salmon Arm’s Lakeside Bowling participated in bantam, junior and senior divisions, with two bowlers finishing just short of the podium and one coming away with a silver medal.

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The bantam boys division saw Logan Merry finish in fourth place and Vincent Borrowman in sixth. The junior boys’ division had Ky Ralston finishing with a silver and Thomas Bungay finishing in sixth. For the senior boys’ division, Justin Thomas-Jules finished in fourth with KJ Bungay finishing fifth and Damian Thomas-Jules finishing seventh.

Sierra Merry, in the junior girls’ division, finished in first place and will be advancing to the provincials in March. Senior girls bowler Shelby Merry finished in fifth place.

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