Special Olympians hold bowling area games

Special Olympians share their ribbons and medals from the area games bowling competition. They include (top photo, back row from left) Jay McGuire, Jess Arneson, Danny Selph, Phil Wichman, Arthur Arriago, (front row) Hailey Lough, Allisha Ayers,

Kenny Sather and Nikki Rhein.
Photos courtesy of Kaylene Patten

Rex Coleman, Special Olympian bowling coach, was very pleased with the competitiveness of the Special Olympic athletes during this year’s area games. The games took place at Snowy Lanes Bowling alley on Tuesday, Sept. 19.
Although this year’s team was smaller than previous years, the athletes were mighty when it came to the bowling competition.
Sunday, Oct. 1, the Eagles team travels to Billings to compete in the state games against other Montana teams.
Results from the area games are as follows:
Individual competition
Division I: 1. Hailey Lough
Division II: 1. Jess Arneson
Division III: 1. Phil Wichman, 2. Jay McGuire
Division IV: 1. Nathan Knox, 2. Allisha Ayers
Division V: 1. Danny Selph, 2. Arthur Arriaga
Doubles competition
Division I: 1. Jess Arneson and Nathan Knox
Division II: 1. Hailey Lough and Arthur Arriaga
Division: 1. Allisha Ayers and Phil Wichman, 2. Jay McGuire and Danny Selph
Because Kenny Sather and Nikki Rhein are not traveling to the state games competition, they received area games medals for their efforts.



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