Versailles Lady Tiger bowlers look for a successful season

VERSAILLES – The Versailles Lady Tiger bowlers are hard at work looking forward to another successful season in 2015‐16.

“Team goals are set high again this year with plans to win the conference and head to the state

tournament,” coach Tyler Phlipot said.

There are 16 girls on the bowling team this year. Eight will dress varsity and the rest on junior varsity. All of the girls have worked hard in practice and are ready for the season.

Hannah Niekamp is returning for her fourth year of varsity, and as always great things are expected from her. She will be a voice of experience and a strong leader.

Niekamp is one of three seniors this year with Olivia Breuning and Crystal Hartzel. The seniors are expected to lead and encourage team unity and focus.

Underclassmen bowlers include Maggie Hedrick (11), Brigette Holsapple (11), Brooke Condon (11), Jamee Brown (11), Makenzie Berning (10), Natalie Parin (10), Morgan Heitkamp (9), Morgan Barlage (9), Haddi Treon (9), Payton Bulcher (9), Jena Mangen (9), Larissa Jones (9) and Cassidy Riegle (9).

West Ohio High School Bowling Conference competition remains strong this year. St Marys, Coldwater and Wapakoneta are teams to take seriously. Coldwater is bringing back all members of its state championship team from 2014‐15.

There are many fresh faces this year on the Lady Tigers bowling team, but they are working hard and committed to having another great season this year.