02/10/16 – KHSAA State Bowling Championships Begin Thursday at Collins Eastland

February 10, 2016 2015-2016 News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 10, 2016

The 2016 KHSAA State Bowling Championships (Feb. 11-12) get underway Thursday morning with the singles competition at Collins Eastland in Lexington. Team champions will be decided on Friday, with the boys’ team finals scheduled for 12:15 p.m., followed by the girls’ team championship at 5:15 p.m.

Thursday’s boys’ and girls’ singles competition begins with qualifying games at 10:10 a.m. After each competitor bowls three games, the field will be trimmed to the top eight individuals. The top eight will then roll two additional games, with the top four boys’ and girls’ performers advancing to the step ladder bracket, which will continue through its completion. Awards for the singles competition are tentatively scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

The boys’ team championship opens Friday’s action, with team introductions slated for 7:30 a.m. and qualifying games starting at 7:50 a.m. Following two qualifying games, each team will be seeded in a 16-team bracket with the state champion determined through baker matches. The girls’ team championship is scheduled to begin with introductions at 1:15 p.m., with qualifying games scheduled to start at 1:35 p.m.

Lane Assignments for Thursday’s singles competition can be found at:
http://khsaa.org/bowling/2016/singleslaneassignments.pdf

Lane Assignments for Friday’s team competition are available at:
http://khsaa.org/bowling/2016/teamlaneassignments.pdf

The official championship program can be viewed here:
http://khsaa.org/Publications/Programs/20152016/Bowling/issue1/index.html

Championship results will be posted to KHSAA.org as they become available. Following the event, a highlight package of the 2016 KHSAA Bowling State Championships will be available at KHSAA.tv.

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The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 277 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 43 state championships in 13 sports and 4 sport-activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.