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Mark Morris stops Timberline rally to repeat in 3A-2A girls’ bowling; Battle Ground cruises in 4A

Harold Lysne is the owner of 10-lane Tiger Bowling, a bowling alley located just across the street from Battle Ground High School.

And it is becoming the house where WIAA state high school girls’ champions rise from.

Followers thought Battle Ground’s first Class 4A state title last season was impressive, totaling 7,716 pins and winning by 267 pins over 2011 champion Emerald Ridge.

The result Saturday? The Tigers were almost assured of repeating when they walked through the doors of Narrows Plaza Bowl in University Place, but began the Baker team format by bowling a 235 – and ended up

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Mark Morris’ Kilgore, Skyview’s Crockett capture girls’ bowling championships

With each strike, spare – even nasty split – the Timberline High School girls’ bowling team cheered.

Even at the most important tournament of the season, the WIAA state girls’ championships at Narrows Plaza Bowl in University Place, the Blazers aren’t taking themselves too seriously.

As a result, they are seriously in the middle of the Class 3A/2A team title hunt.

Consistent not flashy, Timberline nearly kept pace with defending state champion Mark Morris after the first day of the tournament Friday.

After six games, the Monarchs lead with 5,171 pins. Right behind them are the Blazers, the West Central

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State girls’ bowling primer: Southwest Washington schools still favorites at Narrows Plaza

Friday and Saturday, Narrows Plaza Bowl, Tacoma

Schedule: Friday - Individual round begins at 10 a.m. Saturday – Baker game team format begins at 8 a.m.

Defending team champions: 4A – Battle Ground. 3A/2A – Mark Morris.

Skinny: Battle Ground’s Wylicia Faley, a round-the-clock bowler, won the 4A title last season as a sophomore, totaling 1,236 pins in six games to outlast Southwest Washington rival Amanda Van Meter, of Heritage (1,170). Faley placed fourth at last week’s district tournament behind winner Porsche Chartrand, of Camas – but the Tigers did capture the team championship. …

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