Lady Leafs are ready to strike

Chris Steele
Karis Ostrowski sets down her ball during Geneseo's dual against Ottawa at Lee's Lanes.

The Lady Leafs’ bowling competed at the Kewanee Invite, battled Rock Island and hosted their home opener against Ottawa.

Kewanee Invite

The Lady Leafs finished third at the Kewanee Invite and Emily Pobanz finished runner-up individually at the Dura Bowl on Dec. 1.

A senior, Pobanz finished with a 1091 six-game series and a 239 single game.

After a slow start, Pobanz rolled a 205, 193 and 239 to finish with the highest three-game total at the invite.

Karis Ostrowski tallied a 986 six-game series to finish in 10th place, and Delaney Ostrowski finished a few pins back with a 946 series.

Geneseo’s Jenah Hart rolled a 938 six-game series, and Madison Holevoet finished with a four-game 531 series.

The Leafs’ Breann Keller rolled a 310 two-game series.

Geneseo at Rock Island

The Lady Leafs’ Pobanz remained on fire with a 674 three-game series against Rocky on Dec. 3.

Pobanz earned high series honors by 98 pins over Rocky’s Macy O’Mary who finished with a 576.

However, Rock Island won the team competition 3048-2996 over Geneseo.

Pobanz opened with a 245 game, and she finished with a 213 and 216 game.

Hart rolled her way to a 521 series, and Karis Ostrowski finished with a 514 series.

Delaney Ostrowski tallied a 476 series, and Keller finished with a 436 series.

Geneseo’s Holevoet finished with a 375 series.

In the JV contest, Geneseo held off Rock Island for a 2130-2097 victory.

The Leafs’ Miranda Roemer finished tied for the JV high three-game series with a 428.

Grace Moore tallied a 406 series, and Brooke Sproston finished with a 363 series.

Adi Hernandez-Nesbitt rolled her way to a 345 series, and Molly McGill finished with a 322 series.

Geneseo’s Madison Kensinger finished with a 266 series.

Ottawa at Geneseo

The Lady Leafs had a great showing against the Lady Pirates at Lee’s Lanes on Dec. 4.

Geneseo won the dual 3186-2481 eclipsing 1000 pins as a team in all three games.

Delaney Ostrowski finished with the dual’s high three-game series with a 578, and Pobanz finished with a 559 series.

Keller rolled her way to a 549 series, and Hart finished with a 529 series.

Holevoet tallied a 489 series, and Karis Ostrowski finished with a 482 series.

Geneseo JV team was led by Roemer’s 472 series, and Hernandez-Nesbitt finished with a 459 series.

Mary Thomas rolled her way to a 446 series, and Grace Moore finished with a 441 series.

Emily Henson completed a 373 series, and Sproston finished with a 340 series.

The Geneseo girls’ bowling team will have Autograph Night at Lee’s Lanes on Thursday, Dec. 13 with bowling against Kaneland beginning at 4 p.m.