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The Cedar Crest bowling team had an excellent performance this past weekend during the Pennsylvania State High School Championships at Dutch Lanes in Ephrata.

Two Cedar Crest bowlers received top individual honors this weekend and the Cedar Crest Boys won the team competition on Saturday, beating out Lancaster-Lebanon competitor Warwick.

In competition Friday, Paige Boyd was named Girls Singles Champion and Kolby Bennett was named Boys Singles Champion. Northern Lebanon bowler Aliza Shirk also placed in Girls Singles, taking fourth.

2019 PIAA Boys and Girls Singles Champions Paige Boyd and Kolby Bennett pose following the competition. Photo credit: Colleen Bennett

This is Bennett’s second consecutive year winning the state title. He and Boyd both placed first at the Lancaster-Lebanon competition last month as well, the second time for both of them.

During team competition, Boyd and Bennett took the top spots on their respective All-State Teams, with Boyd having the Girls High Game (246) and Bennett the second highest Boys game (277). Another Cedar Crest bowler, Darren Zombro III, also made the Boys All-State Team.

The Cedar Crest bowling team is coached by head coach Jen Wagner and Asst. Coach Rich Boyd.

An earlier version of this article misstated the location of the tournament. We sincerely regret the error.


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Great article! The tournament was held at 222 Dutch Lanes in Ephrata though. Thank you for using my pictures!

Thank you… I apologize for the mistake, I’ve updated the post and noted the change!