By John Gatto
For the Mountain Advocate
Union College men’s bowler Raymond Repaci (FR) captured the 2015 Mid-South Conference Men’s Singles title on Friday, as part of the 2015 Mid-South Bowling Championship at Southern Lanes.
Repaci won the singles title with a total score of 969, besting Pikeville’s (Ky.) Joshua Encarnacion by a single pin to take the individual title. With the win, it marked the first time a Union bowler has taken top individual honors at the Mid-South Championship.
Elsewhere in men’s singles action, Wayne King (SR/Paris, Ky.) was Union’s second highest finisher in 14th place with a pin count of 881, while Jonathan Courtney (SR/Georgetown, Ky.) placed 27th with 827 pins. In men’s doubles action, the team of Courtney and Repaci finished fourth overall, ending with 1796 combined pins on the day.
For the women, Katelynn George (JR/Crowley, Texas) was Union’s highest finisher, placing ninth with a 930 pin total.Kendall Lane (FR) (887 pins) and Sabrina Yearling (FR) (882 pins) finished 15th and 16th, respectively, to round out the top finishers on the women’s side. Campbell and Lane also placed seventh in double action, as well (1758 pins).
The MSC Championship resumes at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday with the team competition. The bracket is double elimination with the championship match scheduled for approximately 4:15 p.m.