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Boys Bowling 4 and 0 in Suburban League

Up only 3 pins going into the baker format; the Boys Riders stayed focused and bowled as a unit to beat Twinsburg, bringing their record to 4-0 on the season in the Suburban League. Matt Richards bowled a 448 series, Kobe Thigpen a 431, Chris LeSueur a 421, Lucius Ivory a 407, and Shaun Bennett a 352.  Over the weekend at the Nordonia Classic Kobe Thigpen rolled his 1st 700 series ! Games of 225-254-226 tallied for a 705 and tied him for 1st place series in the tournament. Kent brought home a second place trophy. Good effort gentlemen!!

Lady Bowlers Win Again

All of the Lady Bowlers helped earn a victory yesterday over Twinsburg pushing our record to 3 and 1.  However, we are still looking for consistency as we move into the middle of our season and make a push to the postseason.  High games for Roosevelt were; Braydn Harris 199, Jade Kimmel 181, Tara Sefchick 153, Melina Ferner 142, Ryan Rhinehart 105, and Paige Robinson a 104.  The ladies bowl next at Kent Lanes on Thursday December 13th at 4:00 PM.

Girls Bowling

The Girls Varsity Bowling team finished in 4th place at the Nordonia Knights Classic yesterday.  Bowling high games for Roosevelt were Jade Kimmel 198, Ryan Rhinehart 153, Braydn Harris 159, Tara Sefchick 129, Paige Robinson 128, Melina Ferner 121, and Liz Gavriloff a 107. The team will bowl today against Twinsburg at Roseland Lanes.

Hockey Defeats Canfield

The Rider Hockey Team collected its first league victory of the season last night, by defeating the Canfield Cardinals by the score of 7 to 6. Nick Krestan scored a “Hat Trick”, 3 goals, Ethan Steffl had 2 goals, and Monroe and Macomber each scored 1 goal. Jake Bennett recorded his first career league victory in net. The Riders will take on Chagrin Falls this evening.

Congratulations Swim and Dive Team

Congratulations to the Boys Swim and Dive team for a 108-83 win over Aurora.  There were many great swims however our swimmers of the meet Justin Barzellato and Finn Kaine were outstanding!  Way to go Rough Riders! Our girls battled but came up short last night against Aurora.  Our swimmers of the meet were Maddie Touve and Hava Bailey.  Great job girls! Our next home meet will be Wednesday, December 12th against Tallmadge.

Boy Bowling Beats Copley

It was a tightly contested match throughout; but the Boy Bowlers rallied in the baker format to claim victory. Once again, the solid team performance was the difference, with each individual doing their part to bring success, leading by a mere 5 pins after 2 games. Lucius Ivory bowled a 201 and 189, Chris LeSueur 188 and 194, Shaun Bennett 179 and 193, Matt Richards 192 and 178, Carter Troyer 179. They won by 74 pins and their record is now 3 and 0!

Lady Bowlers Win Again

The Lady Bowlers hung on and won a close one against Copley winning by a score of 1,619 to 1,617 and pushed their record to 2-1.  Rolling high games for the Rough Riders were Tara Sefchick 185, Braydn Harris 162, Jade Kimmel 154, Ryan Rhinhart 109, and Paige Robinson 99.  The ladies bowl again this Sunday in the Nordonia Knights Classic at North Woods Lanes at 9:00 AM.

Lady Bowlers Beat Barberton

The Girls Bowling team evened up their record at 1-1 by beating Barberton 2,049 to 1,119 yesterday at Kent Lanes.  Jade Kimmel came up huge rolling games of 197 and 186.  Melina Ferner rolled her best as a Rough Rider going 167 and 164.  Braydn Harris had games of 169 and 158 while Tara Sefchick rolled 150 and 145. Finally, new comer Paige Robinson rolled games of 107 and 109 for a 216 series. The Riders were up by one pin after game one but pushed it to 51 pins before heading into the Baker format. The ladies sealed the deal by rolling games of 164, 175, and 158. The ladies will bowl again today against Copley at Reviera Lanes.

Boys Bowlers Beat Barberton

The Rough Riders roll to their 2nd victory of the season as the Barberton Magics visit Kent Lanes by a score of 2498 to 1713.Solid team effort with everyone on the 7-man roster getting into the line-up. Scorecard – Lucius Ivory with a 189 and 246 game for a 435 series, Shaun Bennett 187 and 224 for a 411, Matt Richards 216 and 171 for a 387, Jacob Carlson 193, Chris LeSueur 178, Kobe Thigpen 173, Carter Troyer 128. The Match total was 2498. The next match is today vs Copley @ Riviera Lanes.

$1.00 Ice Hockey Student Tickets Dec. 6

Attention Hockey fans!  Buy your $1.00 student ticket to watch the Rough Riders take on Canfield at home tomorrow, December 6th at 7:00. Tickets will be on sale tomorrow in the Athletic Office until 2:30.  THE FIRST 25 STUDENTS IN THE ATHLETIC OFFICE THURSDAY MORNING WILL RECEIVE A FREE TICKET!  All student tickets will be $4.00 at the door, so make sure to buy yours early!  That’s STUDENT ONLY pre-sale tickets for $1.00 for the hockey game Thursday!  Adults will not be admitted at the game with a $1.00 ticket.

Boys Bowlers Defeat Tallmadge

The Tallmadge Blue Devils rolled out big scores, but the Kent boys were not discouraged. They brought home a come from behind victory 2723 to 2706. Kent score-Kobe Thigpen a 236 and a 227 game for a total 463, Lucius Ivory 204-212for a 416, Chris Lesueur 196-215 for a 411, Matt Richards 212-185 for a 397, and Shaun Bennett 157-208 for a 365. Great match to watch, solid scores by both teams.  Never give in-never give up! Way to go gentlemen!!