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Dodger bowlers sweep

January 11, 2013
By The Messenger Sports staff ( , Messenger News

Both the Fort Dodge boys and girls bowling teams impressed Thursday night with convincing home victories over Des Moines Hoover at Ridgewood Lanes.

The Dodger boys downed the Huskies by a 2,947-2,209 final.

Alex Markov (236-220-456) and Chase Messerly (227-227-454) led the way for the FDSH boys.

On the girls side, the Dodgers prevailed, 2,611-1,977.

Ciara Sturm (178-241-419) and Shelby Jacobson (183-179-362) were the top performers for Fort Dodge.

"We had a happy bunch of kids," said FDSH head coach Don Ervin. "We just looked great (yesterday). We've been working hard all season, but we just need to get a little more consistent."

Fact Box


Fort Dodge 2947, Hoover 2209

Fort Dodge boys - Drew Hanson, 161-212-373; Chase Messerly, 227-227-454; Alex Markov, 236-220-456; Jared Rogers 141-156-297; Thomas Thompson, 150-178-328; Coletyn Nelson, 204-181-385. End of regulation: FD led 2005-1,295.


Fort Dodge 2611, Hoover 1977

Fort Dodge girls - Shelby Jacobson, 183-179-362; Christina Hemann, 171-121-292; Samantha Witte, 189-149-338; Michaela Spaulding, 136-124-260; Allison Birnbaum, 171-134-305; Ciara Sturm, 178-241-419. End of regulation: FD led 1,716-1,301.

Next action for the Dodgers is Monday when they host conference rival Mason City for a 3:30 p.m. start time.



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