Rolla youth bowling team wins Missouri Youth Team Championships Division 7.
The Havener Center youth bowling team finished atop the 17-team field to capture the 2013 Missouri Youth Team Championships Division 7 state championship.
In winning the top Division 7 grouping which requires a 750 team average or above, Havener Center, bowling out of Rolla's Colonial Lanes, were represented by freshmen Nate Potrafka and Josh Elliott; sophomore Gavin Lewis, and senior Jordan Youngblood. Together they bowled a 2458 scratch out of 3600 and carry a team handicap of 228 for a total of 2686 for the win.
The victory qualifies the Rolla squad to compete in the Missouri State High School Tournament as an eight-team squad on Saturday, May 25 in St. Joseph.
Representing the squad in St. Joseph will be seniors Nathan Neagles, Justin Isaacson and Cody Wilson and junior Glenn Sapaugh joining Potrafka, Elliott, Lewis and Youngblood.