The Fort Dodge boys and girls bowling teams made their season debut against Johnston here Monday night at Ridgewood Lanes.
The Dodger boys dropped a 3,190-2,976 decision.
Drew Hansen (209-257-466) and Alex Markov paced Fort Dodge.
On the girls side, the Dodgers prevailed by a 2,623-2,485 final.
Leading the way for Fort Dodge were Allison Birnbaum (222-171-393) and Ciara Sturm (219-171-390).
"Considering all the butterflies and everything, I think we did pretty well for the first time out," said FDSH head coach Don Ervin. "We didn't shoot up to our potential quite honestly, but we know what we need to do to correct our mistakes."
Johnston 3,190, Fort Dodge 2,976
Fort Dodge - Drew Hansen, 209-257-466; Chase Messerly, 161-180-341; Alex Markov, 234-196-430; Austin Graves, 159-194-353; Xavier Edgerton, 154-151-305; Seth Hanson, 192-194-386.
End of regulation: Fort Dodge 1,976.
Fort Dodge JV boys - Dylan Gurnett, 91-133-226; Justus McNeil, 132-132-264; Joey Rosalez, 107-139-246; Brandon Trueblood, 92-76-168; Don LaVanway, 135-80-215; Trevor McCuddin, 72-107-179. End of regulation: Fort Dodge 1,131.
Fort Dodge 2,623, Johnston 2,485
Fort Dodge - Erika Farr, 140-161-301; Shelby Jacobson, 137-178-315; Michaela Spaulding, 168-181-349; Megan Patrick, 119-189-308; Allison Birnbaum, 222-171-393; Ciara Sturm, 219-171-390. End of regulation: FD 1,755.
Fort Dodge JV girls - Francis Lee, 114-110-224; Breana Heiter, 108-94-202; Kari Anderson, 101-120-221; Cassandra Plagge, 137-110-247; Zoe Vaughn, 107-55-162; Ali Paulson, 97-115-212. End of regulation: Fort Dodge 1,102.
In junior varsity action, the Dodger boys tallied a 1,751. Justus McNeil (132-132-264) was the top performer.
Fort Dodge's JV girls scored a 1,715. Cassandra Plagge (137-110-247) anchored the Dodgers.
Next outing for FDSH is Thursday at Marshalltown. Start time is set for 3:45 p.m.