Girls and Boys Varsity Bowling
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past seasons
2015-2016
The Butler boys and girls bowling team opened the season strong at Family Bowlaway by sweeping Mars 7-0.
Nick Huff led the Golden Tornado’s boys with a 662 series and a 247 high game. Hunter Lefever and Jordan Reges, who had a 616 series and high game of 236, also bowled well for Butler (1-0).
Kyle Barnes led Mars with a 518 series and 191 high game.
On the girls’ side, sophomore Ashley McCue led Butler with a 551 series and top game of 202.
Nicole Nebel also had a high game of 204 for the Golden Tornado, while Mercedes Belch rolled a 520 series.


2014-2015
Butler bowlers handle Raiders


Matt Wetzel and Shawn Marcellus both rolled a 603 series to lift the Butler boys bowling team to a 5-2 victory over Seneca Valley at Family Bowlaway Wednesday afternoon.
The effort helped the Golden Tornado improve to 4-1.
Seneca Valley’s Jonathan Elluinger led all bowlers with a 667 series and single game of 269.
Butler’s girls rolled to a 7-0 sweep of the Raiders, with Megan Paul scoring a 559 series and high game of 199. Baylee Verner added a 554 series and high game of 198 for the Tornado (5-0).

Girls
Butler 5 Knoch 2

Boys
Butler 7 Knoch 0

The Golden Tornado boys were led by Matt Wetzel, who had a 595 series with high games of 217 and 207.
Shawn Marcellus also bowled a 570 series for Butler.
Joel Zacherl led Knoch with a 626 series and a high game of 264.
Megan Paul, who leads Section 2 with a 203 average, led the Butler girls (4-0) with a 624 series (217-200-207).
MiKayla White added a 577 series and a high game of 219
for the Golden Tornado.




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2013-2014
2013 Golden Tornado Highlight

Girls
Butler 7 Mars 0
Butler 7 Armstrong 0
Butler 7 Karns City 0
Butler 7 Knoch 0
Butler 7 Seneca Valley 0
Butler 5 Mars 2
Butler 5 Armstrong 2

Boys
Butler 7 Mars 0

Butler 5 Armstrong 2
Butler 7 Karns City 0
Butler 7 Knoch 0
Butler 6 Seneca Valley 1
Butler 7 Mars 0
Butler 7 Armstrong 0



“The boys team could be ready to make a strong run
at the regional and state level. The team is deep, has experience and a definite leader.”
- Butler Varsity Bowling coach Bob Cupp

Butler Boys over Mars Boys: 952-887. 985-833. 839-770. (2776-2490).

Senior Cody Rosenbauer led Butler with a 589 series (233 high game). Butler freshman Nick Huff added a 567 series(244 high game). Butler senior Garrett Sexton added a high game of 232. (559 series). Butler sophomore Matthew Wetzel had a 535 series (214 high game).
Jake Cookson had a 526 series (199 high game).

Butler Girls over Mars Girls: 831-715. 858-675. 845-711. (2534-2101).
Junior Megan Paul led Butler with a 567 series (214 high game). Butler senior Kelly Bintrim added a 534 series. (192 high game). Butler senior Ciara Pellegrini had a 502 series (181 high game.)
Butler junior Mikayla White had a 471 series. Butler junior Baylee Verner (460 series).


The Butler High School Boys and Girls bowling teams swept Karns City 7-0


Jacob Cookson led the Butler boys with a 705 series-(games of 235-203-267). Cody Rosenbauer added a 650 series including games of 225 and 235. Matt Wetzel had a 236 game. (Match totals: Butler-3038 Karns City-1982)

The Butler Girls were led by MiKayla White who rolled a 576 series with games of 175-207-194.
Kelly Bintrim added a 209 game. (Match totals: 2432-1454)


Butler 7 Knoch 0
The Butler Boys won the three game total 2725 to 2368, and were led by Jacob Cookson who rolled a 621 series and a high game of 269. Matthew Wetzel added a 576 series and games of 195-177-204. Cody Rosenbauer had a high game of 209. Andrew Barron added a 192.
The Butler Girls won the three game total 2355 to 1700, and were led by MiKayla White who rolled a 569 series including a high game of 244. Ciara Pellegrini had a high game of 182. Abby Bagley had a high game of the night with a 175. Kelly Bintrim had games of 174 and 170. Baylee Verner had a 170 game.
Both Butler teams are now 4-0 and will face Seneca Valley next Wednesday at Mars Lanes.

The boys JV team were led by Earl Tirk with a 616 series and high game of 232. Kyle Bintrim had a 578 and high game of 236.

Butler 6 Seneca Valley 1
The Butler high school bowling teams defeated Seneca Valley at Mars Lanes. The Butler Boys defeated Seneca Valley 6-1. (three game total was 3022-2546.) Sophomore Matthew Wetzel led Butler with a 682 series and high game of 268. Senior Garrett Sexton added games of 241 and 234 with a 613 series. Senior Jacob Cookson had a 617 series and high game of 233. Freshman Nick Huff had a 592 series. Jonathon Elluinger had a 644 series for Seneca Valley. Butler completed the first half of section-play at 5-0.
Butler 7 Seneca Valley 0
The Butler Girls remained undefeated with a 7-0 win over Seneca Valley. Senior Kelly Bintrim led Butler with a 523 series and a high game of 221. Megan Paul had a high game of 180. Brianna Stivason added a 173. Seneca Valley's Haley Hardcastle had a 546 series with a high game of 200. Butler is now 5-0.
Junior Earl Tirk led the Butler Boys Junior Varsity with a 546 series with a high game of 196.
Andrew Barron had a 522 series. Kyle Bintrim had a high game of 212. Jeffrey Cupp added a 191 game.

The Butler Bowling teams improved to 6-0 with victories over Mars.

The Butler Boys defeated Mars 7-0. (2490-2315 three game totals). Jake Cookson led Butler with a 557 series and a high game of 211. Garrett Sexton added a 231 game. Matt Wetzel had a 211.

The Butler Girls won 5-2 over Mars. Mars topped Butler by seven pins in the opening game. It was the first single-game loss of the season for the Tornado Girls, but they rebounded to win the three-game total by 287 pins. MiKayla White led Butler with a 493 series. Megan Paul added a 485 series.
Kelly Bintrim had a 475 series.

For the Junior Varsity, Hunter Lefever rolled a 204 game. Dan Bellis rolled a 203 game.
Nick Bonomo had a 201.

The Butler Boys defeated Armstrong 7-0. (three game total 3223-2591). Jacob Cookson led Butler with a 744 series on games of 235-268-241. Garrett Sexton added a 677 series and a 236 high game. Cody Rosenbauer had a 626 series and high game of 234. Matt Wetzel had a 609 series. Jared Shaner led Armstrong with a 583 series.

The Butler Girls defeated Armstrong 5-2. (three game total 2493-2339). Megan Paul led Butler with a 581 series and a high game of 226. Alexa Edmonds led Armstrong with a 522 series and high game of 238.
Both Butler teams improved to 7-0. The Armstrong teams fell to 5-2. Butler will travel to Karns City next Wednesday.

The JV Boys were led by Dan Bellis who rolled a 619 series and a high game of 235. Andrew Barron added a 223 game. Kyle Bintrim and Hunter Lefever each had a 200.

The JV Girls were led by Abby Bagley who rolled a 492 series and had a high game of 214.

WPIBL Boys bowling results:
1. Hempfield -- 2926
2. Norwin -- 2865
3. Butler -- 2759
4. Moon -- 2732
5. Hopewell -- 2720
6. Penn Hills -- 2696
7. Plum -- 2587
8. Baldwin -- 2534
9. McKeesport -- 2478
10. Armstrong -- 2425

18 teams participated at Nesbit's Lanes in Plum. It was the best finish for Butler since the program began.

Senior Jacob Cookson led Butler with a 570 series (190-190-190). Freshman Nick Huff rolled a 564 series (238-182-144). Senior Garrett Sexton had a 554 series (171-172-211). Junior Dan Bellis had a 406 series (233-173).

The Boys team will send all five starters to the Western Pennsylvania Singles Regional, and compete in the Team Regional at North Versailles Bowl
.

2012
The Butler High Golden Tornado Bowling teams started their North division
title defense tonight with wins over visiting Seneca Vally.

The Butler girls and boys varsity teams both won 7-0 and won the section point to start the season 1-0 in the North section of the WPIBL. The WPIBL has 47 high schools throughout the Pittsburgh area and Butler is the North division with Seneca Vally, Knoch, Karns City, Mars and North Allegheny.

This is the first match for the newly formed Seneca Vally team under the direction of Head Coach Terry Cochrin.

The Butler boys were led by Co Capt Brandt Fleming with a 663 series (224-206-233). And the Girls by Co Captains Autumn Hepler 577 (186-165-226) and Brea Suchonic 573 (234-163-176).
Seneca Vally boys were led by Brett Zasadni (200-174-172 = 546 series)
and for the girls Sarah Ahlgren (204-175-170 = 549).

High Scores over 180 (boys)
Butler
Dan Bellis - 188-198
Matthew Blose - 189
Cody Rosenbauer -188-181-193 (562 series)
Brandt Fleming - 224-206-233 (663 series)
Jacob Cookson - 229
Brandon Buzard - 180
Zack Sexton - 181-201
Garrett sexton - 193

High Scores over 160 (girls)
Butler
Megan Paul - 191
Kelly Bintrim - 168-188-177 (533 series)
Autumn Hepler - 186-165-226 (577 series)
Brea Suchonic - 234-163-176 (573 series)
Ciera Pelligrini - 163-165
Shilo Warren - 165

The Butler High Golden Tornado bowling teams run their season record 2-0 with a wins over the Mars Planets.

Leading the way for the boys was Jacob Cookson with a 649 series (278-197-174) and Matthew Blose 605 (211-215-179). The Tornado boys came out of the gate fast with an 1103 opening game, that also is a team high for the year. Matthew Blose (211) Zack Sexton (166) Cody Rosembauer (213) Brandt Fleming (235) and Jacob Cookson (278). They followed that up with 919 and 912 for a 7-0 win.
The Planets were led by strong performances by Justin Schell, Josh Bartly and Eric Barnes.

The Tornado girls continue their winning ways with a 7-0 win. Brea Suchonic led the way with a high game of 237 in game 2 with with help from Autumn Hepler (200) and Megan Paul (199). The lady Planets were led by Karlee Arendt's high game of 181.

Boys srores over 180
Butler
Matthew Blose - 211-215
Zack Sexton - 201
Cody Rosenbauer - 213-191
Brandt Fleming - 235
Jacob Cookson -278-197
Anderew Barron -200-183
Mars
Juston Schell -190
Eric Barnes - 208

Girls scores over 160
Butler
Megan Paul - 199
Ciera Pelligrini -171-163
Kelly Bimtrim - 176-169
Autumn Hepler - 200-167
Brea Suchonic - 170-237
Mikayla White -168-171


The Butler High Golden Tornado bowling teams beat North Allegheny in WPIBL action and improve their section
records for Boys and Girl varsity to 3-0.

The Tornado boys won their match 7-0 behind strong performances by Jacob Cookson (232-209-195=636 series), Matthew Blose (209-202-201=612) and Brandt Fleming (189-203-185=577). The Butler boys are now 3-0 and NA falls to 1-2 in section play. The JV boys were also on their game and won their match 7-0 and are also 3-0.

For the Tornado girls it was not so easy. They came out hot in the first game and won 910-798. But NA bounces back with a 929-831 win in game 2. Butler was holding onto a 14 pin lead after 2 games. In the third and final game the lead went back and forth the entire game and ended up a tie 888-888. With Butler winning the match 4-3 and the and the section point by 14 total pins. The Tornado girls were led by Megan Paul (200-186-212=598 series) and big games from Kelly Bintrim (246), Autumn Hepler (202) and Brea Suchonic (195). The girls are now 3-0 in section play. The NA girls were led by Bethany Schopper (180-191-234=605 series) and Marlee Tyler -167-200-176=543). The Tornado JV girls also won 5-2 and are 3-0 in section play this season. NA falls to 2-1 on the season.

Boys High Games over 180
Butler
Matthew Blose - 209-202-201=612
Zack Sexton -188
Cody Rosenbauer - 194-180
Brandt Fleming - 189-203-185=577
Jacob Cookson - 232-209-195=636
Cody Loue - 194
Dan Bellis - 198
Garrett Sexton -183-186
Hunter Lefever - 191-181

High games over 160
Butler
Megan Paul - 200-186-212=598
Mikayla White - 172-215
Kelly Bintrim - 246-170
Autumn Hepler - 202-188
Brea Suchonic -180-195
Ciara Pelligrini - 183-164
Shilo Warren - 192





2011
Bowling
Girls
Butler - 7 New Castle -0
Butler - 7 Mars -0
Butler - 7 North Allegheny-0
Butler - 7 Karns City -0

Butler - 7 Knoch - 0
Butler - 7 New Castle -0
Butler - 7 Mars -0
Butler - 5 North Allegheny-2
Boys
Butler - 7 New Castle -0
Butler - 5 Mars - 2
Butler - 5 North Allegheny-2
Butler - 7 Karns City -0

Butler - 7 Knoch - 0
Butler - 7 New Castle -0
Butler - 7 Mars -0
Butler - 5 North Allegheny-2

The Butler High Golden Tornado Bowling Teams
start the 2011-2012 season with wins against New Castle.

The Tornado Boys were led by Captain
Brandt Fleming and strong performances by Jacob Cookson (184-197-246 = 627 series) and
Brayden Troyan with games of 246-211 and a 600 series. The Tornado boys won the match 7-0 and are now 1-0 in section play.


The Tornado Girls were Captained Brea Suchonic and also had a strong performance by Senior Nicole Balk (232-167-212=611 series). The Tornado Girls won their match 7-0 and are also 1-0 in section play.

The Tornado JV teams followed by winning 7-0
in match play and are both 1-0 in section play.

Tornado Girls over 160

Nicole Balk - 232-167-212=611
Kelly Bintrim - 173-170
Autumn Hepler - 171-191
Brea Suchonic - 160-163-197=520
Megan Paul - 178-214-191=583
Ciara Pellegrini - 188
Kelli Sherge - 166

Tornado Boys over 180


Brandt Fleming - 188-198
Cody Rosenbauer - 206
Brayden Troyan - 243-211 (600 series)
Jacob Cookson - 184-197-246 (627 series)
Austin Gagliardi - 193
Matthew Blose - 203-182


The Butler High Golden Tornado bowling team won their second match of the season against Mars..

The Tornado Varsity Girls Won 7-0 and are 2-0 in section play.
Led by Autumn Hepler (578 series) and Capt Brea Suchonic (572 series).
The Tornado Varsity Boys won 5-2 and are also 2-0 in section play. The boys had strong performances by Garrett Sexton (584 series) and Breadyn Troyan (579 series).

Both the JV Boys and Girls won 7-0.

The next match will be against North Alegheny.

Boys High scores over 180
Butler
Garrett Sexton - 185-188-211=584
Cody Rosenbaur - 213
Breadyn Troyan - 217-193
Brandt Fleming - 214
Zack Sexton - 187-191
Andrew Barron - 183
Austin Gagliardi - 192
Derek Bush - 189

Mars
Ethan Gressang -181
Justin Schell 182


Girls high scores over 160
Butler
Nicole Balk - 162-202-179 = 543
Kelly Bintrim - 203
Autumn Hepler - 175-211-192=579
Brea Suchonic - 161-212-199=572
Megan Paul - 166-171
Alisha Fisher - 175

Butler - 7 NA - 0

Butler - 5 NA - 2

The Butler High Golden Tornado Bowing Teams keep their perfect seasons rolling with victories over North Allegheny.

The matches were close and down to the wire but the Tornados pulled through in the clutch.

The Varsity Boys lost the first game of the 3 game match but turned things around and won the second 2 games to win the match 5-2. The Tornado boys led by strong performances by Matthew Blose (234-235-165 = 634 series) and Garrett Sexton (184-192-248=624 series) are 3-0 this season in section play.

The Varsity Girls kept their winning streak alive with big night by Capt Brea Suchonic (254-194-172=620 series) and Kelly Bintrim (172-201-192=565 series). They also improve to 3-0 by winning the match 7-0. For NA Ryanne Tyler led the way with (254-170-190=614 series).

The JV Boys won their match 7-0 and are now 3-0 on the season. Strong games by Andrew Barron (235-175-172=582 series).

The JV girls won their match 7-0 and are also 3-0 in the year. Mikala White was high girl with (169-167-198=534) followed by Heather Paul (179-160-187=526).

High boys scores over 180

Butler boys
Garrett Sexton -184-192-248=624
Cody Rosenbauer -182-194-184=560
Matthew Blose -234-235-165=634
Braedyn Troyan - 213-192
Brandt Fleming - 184-188
Dan Bellis - 216-187-
Austin Gagliardi - 190-184
Zack Sexton - 197
Andrew Barron - 235

Butler girls - high scores over 160
Nicole Balk - 172-168-198=538
Megan Paul -164-176-166=506
Kelly Bintrim - 172-201-192=565
Autumn Hepler - 160-215
Brea Suchonic - 254-194-172=620
Mikala White - 169-167-198=534
Ashley Henry - 163-166
Heather Paul - 179-160-187=526

Butler High Golden Tornado Bowlers run their perfect seasons going and improve to 4-0.

Butler hosted Karns City at FamilyBowlaway and won both the Varsity Boys and Girls matches and also the JV Boys and JV Girls matches 7-0.

The Varsity girls were led by strong performances by Nicole Balk (202-191-207=600 series) and Heather Paul (183-222-190=595 series). Karns City girls high bowlers were Nikki Ferris and Kristin Hepler.

The Varsity boys were led by Garrett Sexton (194-236-163=593), Jacob Cookson (568 series) and Brandt Fleming (566 series). Karns City high bowlers were Tyler Martin and Pat Phillips.

Boys high scores over 180
Butler
Garrett Sexton - 194-236
Matthew Blose - 201-214
Braedyn Troyan - 193
Brandt Fleming - 216-193
Jacob Cookson - 185-191-192
Zack Sexton - 189
Austin Gagliardi -199

Girls scores over 160
Butler
Nicole Balk - 202-191-207
Heather Paul - 183-222-190
Kelly Bintrim - 162-162
Autumn Hepler - 180-166-178
Brea Suchonic - 217
Megan Paul - 214-182-232
Ashley Henry - 175
Alisha Fisher - 198-192

Butler - 7 Knoch - 0

Tornado bowler finish the first half of the season with a perfect 5-0 record.
The Tornado Boys and Girl kept their winning streaks alive with 7-0 wins over Knoch.

The Butler Varsity Boys were led by Sophomore Garrett Sexton (222-187-196=605 series)
and Juniors, Capt. Brandt Fleming (206-143-229=578 series) and Matthew Blose (167-202-201=570 series).


The Tornado Varsity Girls were led by Senior Nicole Balk (183-211-222=616 series) and Junior Autumn Hepler (161-238-176=575 series). Erica Johns took top honors for the Knoch girls.

JV boys top bowlers were Austin Gagliardi (500 series) and Andrew Barron (495 series).

JV Girls top bowler was Kelly Bintrim (532 series).

Boys scores over 180
Butler
Garrett Sexton - 222-187-196=605
Matthew Blose - 202-201
Brandt Fleming - 206-229
Jacob Cookson - 192
Cody Rosenbauer - 234-202
Zack sexton - 206
Braedyn Troyan - 192-190
Brandon Buzard - 189

Knoch
Brett Minor - 206
Kevin Hindman - 215
Bill Patrick - 181

Girls scores over 160
Heather Paul - 187-181-167=535
Nicole Balk - 183-211-222=616
Megan Paul - 178-180-181=539
Autumn Hepler - 161-238-176=575
Brea Suchonic - 183-160-198=541
Kelly Bintrim - 198-184
Alisha Fisher - 170
Mikayla White - 160

Butler High Golden Tornado Bowlers keep on winning by defeating visiting New Castle 7-0 in all matches.
Both the Varsity Boys and Varsity Girls sweep their matches and improve to 6-0.

Leading the way for the Tornado boys once again was Sophomore Garrett Sexton (232-170-200=602 series). Garrett not only leads the team in average but is leading the section with a 200 average for 15 games. Matthew Blose and Jacob Cookson were other top contributors to the Tornados win. Top finishers for New Castle were Nathan Preisel and Nick Kingman.

For the lady Tornados it was Freshman Megan Paul (190-211-192=593) and Senior Nicole Balk (201-161-225=587) leading the charge. New Castle's high honors go to Autumn Taylor and Meya McKissick.

The JV boys were helped to their 7-0 win by a big game by Dan Bellis (248).

And the JV girls were led to their 7-0 win with help from Ciara Pellegrini with games of 205-194. Also chipping in was Kelly Bintrim with games of 183-187.

Boys scores over 180
Butler
Garrett Sexton - 232-170-200=602
Matthew Blose - 191-192
Brandt Fleming - 184-181
Jacob Cookson - 219
Dan Bellis - 248
Zack Sexton - 201
Austin Gagliardi - 194
Braedyn Troyan - 181
Brandon Buzard - 191

Girls scores over 160
Butler
Heather Paul - 172-170
Nicole Balk - 201-161-225=587
Megan Paul - 190-211-192=593
Autumn Hepler - 214-167
Brea Suchonic - 169
Kelly Bintrim - 183-187-187=557
Alisha Fisher - 187
Ciara Pellegrini - 205-194
Mikayla White - 179

Butler High Golden Tornado Bowling Teams remain undefeated and improve their records to 7-0 with wins over Mars. The shot was tough but the Tornados prevailed winning each match 7-0.

The Tornado Varsity girls were led by a strong performance by Kelly Bintrim (193-181-222=596 series).

The Tornado boys to honors go to Jacob Cookson (577 series) and Capt Brandt Fleming (547 series).

The Tornados next match will be against North Allegheny next Wednesday at FamilyBowlaway @ 3:30.

Tornado Boys over 180
Garrett Sexton - 189
Matthew Blose - 190-204
Brandt Fleming - 187-182
Jacob Cookson - 268
Dan Bellis - 181
Cody Rosenbauer - 187-181
Andrew Barron - 197

Tornado Girls over 160
Heather Paul - 160-211
Kelly Bintrim - 193-181-222=596
Megan Paul - 168-169
Autumn Hepler - 191
Alisha Fisher - 178
Nicole Balk - 164

The Butler High Golden Tornado Varsity Bowling teams clinched playoff spots by beating visiting North Allegheny Wednesday night. Both the boys and girls varsity teams improve their records to 8-0 with 2 matches remaining in the regular season. Not only are they in the playoffs but they are also now qualified for the Western Pennsylvania Regional's to be held in March. The top 6 teams at Regional's will qualify for States.

The Butler boys won their match 5-2. The Tornados won the first game then lost game two but finished strong in game three to win the match. Top boys honors for the night went to Captain Brandt Fleming with 638 series and Jacob Cookson with 593 series.

The Tornado Girls also won 5-2. The girls had an early scare by losing the first game and turning it around to win the next two games and the match. Top girls honors go to Nicole Balk with a 552 series, Capt Brea Suchonic 550 series and Megan Paul 536 series.

The Butler JV boys won their match 7-0 and are also 8-0 for the season. The Tornado JV girls lost their first match of the season 5-2 and are 7-1 on the year.


Top Boys scores over 180
Garrett Sexton - 201-189
Matthew Blose - 198
Cody Rosenbauer - 209
Brandt Fleming - 217-216-205=638
Jacob Cookson - 227-212
Dan Bellis - 205
Austin Gagliardi - 185

Top girls scores over 160
Megan Paul - 178-203-155=536
Nicole Balk - 181-212
Autumn Hepler - 169-183
Brea Suchonic - 163-215
Heather Paul - 172-190
Ciara Pellegrini -169
Mikayla White - 168


The Butler High Golden Tornado Girls finish their season with a perfect 10 - 0 record by beating Knoch 7-0. This is the third straight season where the girls varsity team has gone 10-0. They are headed to the league playoffs next Thursday at Sims Lanes then on to the Western Pennsylvania Regional's in March. The team was led by seniors Nicole Balk (535 series) and Heather Paul (534 series) on their final regular season match. They were both honored before the match as our 2 graduating members. Top honor for Knoch goes to Erica Johns (590 series)

The Varsity boys were not so lucky falling the Knoch 5-2. This gave the playoff bound boys a 9-1 record and they will also be headed to Regional's in March. The boys top scorers were Jacob Cookson (555 series) and Brandt Fleming (530 series). Kevin Hindman was Knoch top roller with a (666 series). This win helped qualified Knoch (8-2) for the playoffs and Regional's.

High girls scores over 160
Butler
Heather Paul - 185-162-187=534
Kelly Bintrim - 199-199-134=532
Nicole Balk -179-169-187=535
Autumn Hepler - 214
Brea Suchonic - 223-167
Megan Paul - 202-164-174=540
Alisha Fisher - 165-161
Mikayla White - 178-168

Knoch
Erica Johns - 244-185-161=590

High Boys scores over 180
Butler
Garrett Sexton - 193
Matthew Blose - 197
Brandt Fleming - 204
Jacob Cookson - 223
Braedyn Troyan - 224
Zack Sexton - 193
Austin Gagliardi - 194

Knoch
Joel Zacherl -223
Bill Patrick - 185
Brett Miner 210
Kevin Hindman - 193-215-258=666
Tyler Laughner - 191
Montana Simpson 182
Brock Penred - 191-194
Dylan Cimbala - 201

The Butler High Golden Tornados finished of a great season by finishing in 4th place in the State Championships.

The Tornado girls were ranked 3rd after the qualifying round on a very difficult lane condition. The shot was very heavy and long oil making it a very tough scoring condition. Kelly Bintrim led the charge for Butler with a (561 series), Autumn Hepler (550 series), Brea Suchonic (508 series), Megan Paul (494 series) and Nicole Balk (449 series). Autumn Hepler also received the bronze metal for third high game (241) in the qualifying portion of the championships. The Tornado roster consisted of Captain Jr. Brea Suchonic, Sr. Nicole Balk, Sr. Heather Paul, Jr. Autumn Hepler, Sophomore Kelly Bintrim and Fr. Megan Paul and Mikayla White.

The top 4 teams made the championship playoff round and Butler (3rd ranked) faced Muhlenberg (4th ranked) in the first match in the step ladder finals. The match was a best of 3 baker games and Butler won the first game but fell to Muhlenberg in the next 2 games to finish 4th in the State. Muhlenberg then bowled Shikellamy (defending champions) in match 2 and Shikellamy won that match to face number 1 seed Hempfield for the title. Hempfield won game 1 and Shikellamy won the second game to force a winner take all final game. Hempfield came out on top 223 to 157 to win the State Championship. Congrats to Hempfield.

The Boys state champions are from Exeter High School (Berks County)

Congratulations to all the Tornado girls for a great season.

Thanks
Jim Hepler
Asst Coach
Butler
724-316-3660


2010
The Butler High Golden Tornado Bowling Teams
start the new season off on the right track.
Standings

The Butler High School Golden Tornado Bowling Teams finish the regular season with perfection going 10-0 in the North Section of the WPIBL. The Girls won 7-0 and the Boys 5-2 against host Karns City at Bruin Lanes.

This is the second straight 10-0 season for the Varsity Girls and runs there winning streak to 20 in there first 2 seasons. For the Boys this will be there first 10-0 season and there first trip to the playoffs. The boys league playoffs will be next Wednesday (2/23/11) at White Oak Bowl. The Girls playoffs will be held next Thursday (2/24/11) at Family Bowlaway here in Butler @ 3:30 PM.

Leading the way for the Tornado Girls was Autumn Hepler with (210-246-172=628 series) and Kelly Bintrim (176-225-166=562 series).

Taking the lead for the Boys was Nick Cooter (190-211-202=603 series) , Sam Weston (188-220-172=580 series) and Brandt Fleming (168-195-212=575 series). For Karns City Aaron Weckerly shot (186-191-219=596 series).

The Butler High School Golden Tornado bowling teams run there records to 9-0 and clinch the Section title. All 4 teams keep there perfect seasons alive with 7-0 wins against second place Shaler.

The Tornado Varsity Boys had a season high 3008 for a 3 game set with games of (1041-1008-959). Leading the way for the Tornado boys was Freshman, Braedyn Troyan who shot a personal high game and series (290-234-194=718 series). Braedyn was locked in right away starting the first game with a spare and then taking it off the sheet with 11 strikes in a row for his 290 game. Also having a good night was Sam Weston with a 591 series (229-189-173).

The Tornado Varsity Girls also had a star of there own in Kelly Bintrim, who shot a 616 series (191-171-254). Also adding to the winning totals were Nicole Balk (181-171-215=566 series) and Brea Suchonic (188-237-146=571 series).

Leading the way for the JV Boys was Cody Rosenbauer (211-197-214=622)

The Golden Tornados will close out there regular season next week at Karns City.

Other Boys High Scores over 180

Brandt Fleming -207-189
Jacob Cookson -191-215
Nick Cooter -193-187-188=568 series
Matthew Blose -199
Travis Hoffman - 190
Zack Sexton - 205
Garrett Sexton - 183

Other High Scores Girls over 160

Brittney Buzard -181-184
Autumn Hepler - 160-169-184

The Butler High Golden Tornado Bowling Teams clinched playoff spot with win over Mars. The Varsity Boys and Girls improve there season section records to 8-0 with 2 matches remaining. All 4 teams Varsity and JV, Boys and Girls won there matches 7-0.

With the wins both the Boys and Girls clinch a birth in the WPIBL playoff and it also qualifies them for the Western Pennsylvania Regional Playoffs. From the Regional's the top 6 teams move on to State Championships. Last year the Girls team made it to States and finished 6th.


High Scores
Boys
Brandt Fleming - 226 (551 series)
Derek Bush - 201
Marc Bush - 186

Girls
Alisha Fisher - 161-162
Brea Suchonic - 164
Autumn Hepler - 198-164
Three Butler bowlers put together 600 series
Wednesday as the Golden Tornado
opened the season with a sweep of Knoch.
Butler is in its second season in the WPIBL. Knoch is in its first season.
Nick Cooter had a 625 series for the Tornado while
Jacob Cookson
had a 614 and Brandt Fleming a 606.
Braedyn Troyan
added a 205 and Travis Hoffman had a 202 in the boys win.

Brea Suchonic and Nicole Balk
paced the Butler girls win with series of 590 and 594, respectively. Suchonic had a 246, Balk a 222.
Kelly Bintrim had a 201 and Chelsea Shever a 200.


The Butler High School Boys and Girls bowling teams sweep last nights action against Knoch. Butler is starting there second season in the WPIBL
(Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Bowling League).


The WPIBL consists of 47 schools in the Greater Pittsburgh area.
North Division

Butler

Knoch
Mars
Karns City
Shaler
New Castle

Boys Varsity

Section
Butler 1-0 JV 1-0
Knoch 0-1 JV 0-1

High scores over 180
Butler
Brandt Fleming - 192-234-180 (606 series)
Braedyn Troyan - 205
Sam Weston - 199
Jacob Cookson - 221-225 (614 series)
(Capt) Nick Cooter - 201-245 (625 series)
Matthew Blose - 181
Travis Hoffman - 202
Derek Bush - 192
Marc Bush - 185


Girls Varsity
Section
Butler 1-0 JV 1-0
Knoch 0-1 JV 0-1

High scores over 160

Butler
Nicole Balk - 181-191-222
Heather Paul - 174-173
Chelsea Shever - 200-165
Brea Suchonic -173-171-246
Autumn Hepler - 173-166-180
Brittney Buzard - 189
Shilo Warren - 162

The Butler High School Boys and Girls bowling teams are 2 - 0 to start the season. The Butler Varsity girls have now won 12 in a row dating back to last season. The Boys were led by a strong performance from Captain Nick Cooter (254-186-146 = 686 series). With a 2-0 start the boys are looking to better the 7-3 record from last year and just missed the playoffs. It's been a great start being 2 -0 for all 4 teams (Varsity and JV).

Boys Varsity

Section
Butler 1-0 JV 1-0 Season Butler Varsity 2 - 0
New Castle 0-1 JV 0-1 JV 2 - 0

High scores over 180

Butler
Brandt Fleming - 200
Braedyn Troyan - 184
Jacob Cookson - 183 - 181
(Capt) Nick Cooter - 254 -186 - 246 (686 series)
Cody Stroup -181
Derek Bush - 186
Aystin Gaglardi 208 - 185
Garret Sexton - 201
Nick Born - 257

New Castle
Nathan Preisel - 212 - 198
Matt Buelow - 195

Girls Varsity

Section
Butler 1-0 JV 1-0 Season Butler - Varsity 2 - 0
New Castle 0-1 JV 0-1 JV 2 - 0

High scores over 160

Butler
Nicole Balk - 170 - 182
Heather Paul - 185
Brea Suchonic -180 - 172
Alisha Fisher - 175 - 183 - 188
Shilo Warren - 161
Ciara Pellegrini - 161 - 164


The Golden Tornados Varsity Boys and Girls teams improve there section records to 3 - 0 in the young season.
The JV Boys and JV Girls also win moving to 3 -0.

The Varsity Boys were led by a strong performance by Brandt Fleming. Brandt had the first 9 strikes in the first game that led to a 278 and he ended the night with a 654 series (278-185-191). Braedyn Troyan also chipped in with a 602 series. The boys shot a season high 3 game total of 2986 (1074-1021-890).

The Golden Tornado Varsity Girls were on a roll of there own led by a 673 series by Nicole Balk. Along with Autumn Hepler's 580 and Heather Paul's 562 the girls shot there season high of 2830 (924-872-1034).

The JV teams had standouts of there own. For the JV Boys Travis Hoffman (223-187-204) 614 series and Matthew Blose had a (159-188-235) 582 series. And for the JV Girls Brittney Buzard had a 221-190 in the JV match and a 185 game in the Varsity match for a 596 series.

BOYS HIGH SCORES OVER 180

BUTLER

Brandt Fleming - 278-185-191-(654 series)
Braedyn Troyan - 176-248-178 (602 series)
Sam Weston - 224-181
Jacob Cookson - 196-211
Nick Cooter - 201-214-184
Matthew Blose - 188-235
Travis Hoffman - 223-187-204 (614 series)
Garrett Sexton - 214

MARS

Josh Bartley - 244-200
Chris McKinnis - 182
Bill Lobaugh - 183

GIRLS HIGH SCORES

BUTLER

Nicole Balk - 210-237-226 (673 series)
Heather Paul - 177-234
Alisha Fisher - 184-175
Brea Suchonic - 164-164-199
Autumn Hepler - 189-201-190
Brittney Buzard - 221-190-185
Shilo Warren - 191-165
Ciara Pellegrini - 160
Kelly Bintrim - 190-174

The Tornado Girls Varsity improve to 4 - 0 and were led by Brea Suchonic firing a 730 (3 game series of 237-244-249). Also burning it up for the girls was Nicole Balk shooting her second straight 600 series with a 602 set (208-223-171). The Varsity Girls also topped last weeks high 3 game set by shooting 2886 (890-1047-949) a 192 average per girl for 15 total games.

The Varsity Boys also improve there record to 4 - 0 by winning. Helping to lead the boys to victory was Jacob Cookson with a 676 series with games of 237-205-234. The third game in the match was a close one but the boys marked in 19 of there last 20 frames to pull ahead to stay.

Leading the way for the 4 -0 JV Boys was Matthew Blose with 627 series (204-205-218). And for the 4 -0 JV girls it was Shilo Warren with a 511 series (138-171-202).

Girls High Scores over 160
BUTLER
Brea Suchonic - 237-244-249 (730 series)
Nicole Balk - 208-223-171 (602 series)
Heather Paul - 168-191
Autumn Hepler - 169-200-192 (561 series)
Kelly Bintrim - 189-207 181 (577 series)
Shilo Warren - 171-202
Ciara Pellegrini - 165
Chelsea Shever - 186



Boys High Scores over 180
BUTLER
Jacob Cookson - 237-205-234 (676 series)
Matthew Blose - 204-205-218 (627 series)
Brandt Fleming - 191-214
Sam Weston - 189-194
Nick Cooter - 207
Derek Bush - 189-207
Garrett Sexton - 189
Nick Born - 205
Braedyn Troyan - 198

The Butler High Golden Tornado Bowling teams drive there records to 6-0 by winning all 4 matches 7-0 against Knoch.

The Varsity Boys were fueled by strong performances by Nick Cooter (267-223-167 = 657 series), Derek Bush (231-206-172 = 609 series) and Brandt Fleming (181-202-215 = 598 series).

The Varsity Girls also had strong support from Nicole Balk (265-212-179 = 656 series), Heather Paul (189-220-167 = 576 series) and Brea Suchonic (197-187-192 = 576 series).

For the Boys JV squad - Matthew Blose (212-183-159=554) and Garrett Sexton (182-146-204=532).

For the JV Girls squad - Brittney Buzard (164-135-182=481) and Shilo Warren (185-142-160=487).

Other Boys high scores over 180

Butler
Sam Weston - 184-253
Cody Rosenbauer -228
Braedyn Troyan-199

Knoch
Brett Miner-191
Kevin Hindman-226-187

Other Girls high scores over 160

Butler
Kelly Bintrim- 236
Autumn Hepler -178
Ciara Pellegrini -162



Butler completed their first half of the regular season with a sweep of Karns City. All teams went 7-0. Leading the boys with a 624 series (215-199-210) was Brandt Fleming. Nick Cooter had a season high game of 267. Derek Bush contributed a 247. Leading the girls was Brea Suchonic with a 578 (224-162-192), followed close behind by Nicole Balk with a 573 (173-213-187). Others scores of note

Butler Boys
Matthew Blose 180-183
Cody Rosenbauer 218-191
Jared Vose 208
Sam Weston 181
Braedyn Troyan 204-188
Jacob Cookson 214-195




Butler Asst. Coach
Jim Hepler
724-316-3660
2009

The Butler High Golden Tornados Bowling teams enjoy home cooking in
4 matches against Karns City.

The Girls varsity and Jr varsity keep their perfect seasons alive and improve to 5-0.

Boys Varsity got back on the winning track and moved up to 3-2 on the season. Jr varsity Boys run their winning streak to 4 wins and are 4-1 over all.

Girls Varsity win (6 1/2 - 1/2)
Girls JV win (7 - 0)

Boys Varsity win (7-0)
Boys JV win (7-0)

Girls high scores over 160

Butler
Ashley Hevesy - 165
Autumn Hepler - 201-178
Nicole Balk - 168-169
Brea Suchonic - 191
Hope Griffith - 175-163
Chelsea Shever - 171
Ashley Aul - 160


Boys high scores over 180

Butler
Derick Hahn - 187-205
Ben Hoffman - 192
John Ewing - 219
Dalton Monaco - 224-189
Brandt Fleming - 183
Mike D'Antonio - 190
Christian Ward - 185
Derek Bush - 191

Karns City
Jon Barlett - 182
Brandon Christie - 200
Aaron Weckerly - 188
Cory Callihan - 183
Brian Hile - 192
Josh Morrow - 189


Thank you for your support.

Ast. Coach Jim Hepler
Cell (724-316-3660)





Butler - 6
North Allegheny - 4

Ashley Hevesy 157-194, Autumn Hepler 161-198, Nicole Balk 180-178, Brea Suchonic 178-167, Hope Griffith 224-194

Butler - 7
Mars - 0

The Golden Tornado Bowling Team continued their winning streaks last night against Mars at Family Bowlaway.

The Girls Varsity and Girls Jr Varsity keep their perfect seasons alive and improve their section record to 3-0.

Girls Varsity win 7-0.
Girls JV win 7-0

The Boys Varsity and Boys Jr Varsity win their second straight match and improve their section records to 2-1.

Boys Varsity 7-0.
Boys Jr Varsity 6-1.

Girls scores over 160.

Butler girls

Autumn Hepler 162
Ashley Hevesy 209
Nicole Balk 207
Brea Suchonic 197
Hope Griffith 184-198


Boys scores over 180

Butler boys

Derick Hahn 200-182
John Ewing 194
Dalton "DJ" Monaco 263-199
Randall Welton 189
Samuel Weston 215-183

The Butler Tornado Varsity and JV girls continue their winning ways keeping their perfect season alive with 7-0 victories against North Allegheny. Their season records now both stand at 6-0

Also posting a victory was the boys JV team defeating North Allegheny with a 5-2 win improving their season record to 5-1

The boys Varsity lost a hard fought match to NA with a score of 2-5 Evening their record at 3-3


Girls 160 and above
Shilo Warren 196
Heather Paul 171
Autumn Hepler 169-185
Hope Griffith 180-186

Boys 180 and above
Brandt Fleming 212
Randall Welton 196
Mike D'Antonio 186
Ben Hoffman 188
Derick Hahn 221
John Ewing 202
Derek Bush 181-217
Dalton Monaco 182-201

The Butler Tornado Bowling Teams swept Karns City. The Tornado Varsity boys victory kept their playoff hopes alive.Their record now stands at 6-3. The boys must win all four games against Shaler to advance to the League Championships.

The Tornado girls kept their record perfect at 9-0.
Their playoff season starts February 25th at Crafton-Ingrem Lanes.

Girls 160 and over
Alisha Fisher 170
Shilo Warren 162
Heather Paul 170
Hope Griffith 166-171
Chelsea Shever 170-175
Ashley Hevesy 189-203

Boys 180 and over
Derick Hahn 211
Ben Hoffman 241
John Ewing 180
Randall Welton 202
Travis Hoffman 201
Brandt Fleming 188-190

The Butler High Golden Tornado's Varsity Girls bowling team finished their inaugural season undefeated with a (7-0) win against Shaler. The Girls finish their regular season with a 10-0 record, and Captain Hope Griffith will lead them playoffs. The Girls have also qualified for the Western Pennsylvania Regional Championship to be held March 13th in North Versailles.

The Tornado Varsity Boys also finished their season with a (4-3) win over Shaler. In the process they shot season high game of 1117 (223 average for each boy). Boys finish their season with a (7-3) record and just missed the playoffs. The Boys actually tied for the final playoff spot at (7-3) but lost out to Shaler due to the tie breakers.

The Tornado JV Girls also finished their season with a perfect 10-0 record.

The Tornado JV Boys lost their opening match of the season, then ran the table by winning their next 9 matches and finishing 9-1.

Girls Scores over 160

Heather Paul - 198
Ashley Hevesy - 176 - 181
Nicole Balk - 168 - 166
Brea Suchonic - 162 - 193
Hope Griffith - 209 - 196

Boys Scores over 180

Christian Ward - 186
Brandt Fleming -212 - 183
Randall Welton - 189 - 184
Sam Weston - 210 - 227
Mike D'Antonio - 190
Derek Bush - 216 - 219
Derick Hahn - 188 - 202
Ben Hoffman - 187 - 248
John Ewing - 180 - 193
Dalton Monaco - 255

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