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Duncan Lanes bowlers pin down berths in nationals, capture medals

Tyler Murchie of Duncan Lanes picked up the gold medal in the YBC provincial 10-pin bowling competition for senior boys. - submitted
Tyler Murchie of Duncan Lanes picked up the gold medal in the YBC provincial 10-pin bowling competition for senior boys.
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Duncan Lanes bowlers earned medals in five of six age groups at the Youth Bowling Canada 10-pin provincials in Kelowna.

Tyler Murchie, with a 970 pinfall, earned gold in the senior boys’ category. Tristin Reynolds attained a 685 total for gold in junior boys. Murchie and Reynolds now advance to the nationals in Winnipeg May 3 to 5.

Murchie’s 228 in the fourth game of the championship was the high score of the day. Reynolds’ best score of 158 overcame a 27-pin deficit going into the last game and broke him out of a tie for the silver medal to claim gold by 25 pins.

In bantam boys, Owen Ketch (712) won bronze, Wyatt Wratten (639) was fourth and Mackenzie Thompson (573) fifth. Amber Kelly (549) earned bronze for bantam girls, Dawn Miller (626) claimed bronze in junior girls, Aden Nettleton (571) came fourth in junior boys and Samantha Gullens (821) took fourth in senior girls.

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