Kettering, Ohio - The Alma College bowling team finished the 2018 Roto Grip Raider Classic in fifth place with 8420 points, 151 points behind fourth place, over the weekend (Nov. 10 and 11).
- Alma posted a 940 in the first game behind Rachel Kuczajda's 211. Josee Hale (Defiance, Ohio / Defiance Senior High) and Davis added games of 197 and 196. Alma was tied for fifth after the first game.
- The Scots had their worst game in the second with 854 points. Shunk notched a 201 as a warm-up.
- Alma scored 1095 in the third game, tied for the second highest score in the tournament from any team. Davis went off for a career-high 278 and was followed by Brooke Fornetti (Iron Mountain, Mich. / Iron Mountain) with her own career-high of 224 and Shunk with a 221. Hale and Kasidey Easlick (Gladwin, Mich. / Gladwin) rounded out the fivesome with a 191 and 181, respectively.
- Easlick followed her strong first game with a career-best 257 in the fourth game to lead Alma to a 905. Davis followed with a 187.
- Davis and Fornetti posted team-high scored of 213 and 195 in the fifth and final team game, leaving Alma in sixth place after five team games.
- The Scots picked up one spot in the standings over 20 Baker games but could not jump into fourth place, falling just short of the four-team elimination tournament. Alma had a team-best 233 in the 12th Baker game, which has five team members bowl two frames each in one game. The 12th game began a seven-game streak in which the Scots scored over 200 each time. They added one more in the 19th game, but it wasn't enough to get them into the tournament.
- Four Scots set career-highs in the tournament: Emma Davis, Brooke Fornetti, Kasidey Easlick and Rachel Kuczajda.
- Kemmie Shunk's 221 was her second-highest score this year.
- The junior varsity team finished as the runner-up in the JV elimination tournament. Alma fell to Pikeville by 58 points in the championship game after Pikeville scored a 203 in the first game. Jasmine Lowe (Saint Louis, Mich. / Saint Louis) posted three straight 200 games and Aaliyah Wilson (Alma, Mich. / Alma) added a 213 game, herself.
The bowling team travels to Rossford, Ohio to compete in the BGSU Falcon Classic on Saturday, Nov. 17.