Van Buren claims 6A state boys title
Van Buren's Omar Franco rolled a 664 to edge Fort Smith Southside's Andrew Stephen to claim the Class 6A state individual crown and helped lead the Pointers to the team title as well on Thursday at Bowling World in Fort Smith.
The Pointers totaled 4,190 pins to outdistance Conway with 4096. Fayetteville was third with 4065. Individually, Franco rolled 211, 227 and 226 to edge Stephen, who finished with 650 -- rolling games of 233, 185 and 232. Franco's teammates Steven Dye and Caleb Jenkins finished third and fourth, respectively.
Cabot claimed the girls' team title with 3849, followed by Conway at 3451 and 6A-West Conference champion Rogers Heritage third with 3354. Jaymie Burrow of Conway easily won the girls' individual title with 648. Bree Wilson of Cabot was second with 582, followed by Bentonville West's Marlyssa Lee third at 559.
Preps Sports on 02/14/2020
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