Highland: Sports

Junior High Bowling: Highland Middle School students place at SIJHSAA state meet

Highland Middle School bowlers Adam Buske and Molly Marshall both placed in the top five at the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association State Bowling Tournament Saturday at St. Clair Bowl in Fairview Heights.

Marshall, a sixth grader, won the girls state title with a six-game series of 1,068, which equates to a 178 single-game average. Her highest games were 225, 184 and 179.

Buske, an eighth grader, finished fifth in the boys competition with a 1,067 series, which is also a 178 average. His top games were 225, 187 and 178.