The first ever varsity bowling individual state championship were held Saturday at Champlain Lanes in Shelburne.
Springfield's Matt Power had the high score of the day with a 268.
Brattleboro's Jeremy Lackey finished in fourth place. He put up a 201 in the Elite 8 to knock Power out of the tournament. Lackey would fall in the final four to Randolph's Logan Lumbra, 193-137. Lumbra's best score on the day was a 220.
South Burlington's Maddy Denton is the state runner-up. She won her Elite 8 match-up, 260-256. Picking up a strike in the final frame for the win. Denton put up a 223 in the semifinals to advance to the final match against the state champ, Cody Seaver of Fair Haven. His best score of the day was a 229 in the Elite 8 round.
The high school bowling team state championships are next Saturday in Barre.
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