SIOUX CITY | Morningside College’s men’s and women’s bowling teams each recorded third-place finishes at the Mustang Invitational, which was held Saturday and Sunday.
Grand View out-bowled Hastings 8,738-8,611 to win the nine-team men’s tournament, while Morningside followed with an 8,596 score. Tommy Croskrey led the Mustangs with a fifth-place 1,216 for a 203 average.
Morningside was also represented by Brett Hansen (1,141), Jorge Loredo Duran (1,113), Shane Roder (1,079) and Kyle Kommes (1,072).
The Mustangs advance to the championship matches in match-play competition, defeating Hastings in the semifinals before falling to Grand View in the finals.
Morningside’s men finished second with 8,021 pins in the six-team junior varsity tournament.
Grand View won the seven-team women’s tournament, rolling an 8,010. Second-place Hastings (7582) was followed by Morningside (7,428).
Emma Sonier led Morningside with a seventh-place 1,045 pins and a 174 average. Brooke Bomgaars (990) also competed for the Mustangs along with Bailey Portwood (971) and Mari Pizzini (958).
Like the Morningside men, the Morningside women advance to the championship matches in match-play competition, defeating Hastings in the semifinals before falling to Grand View in the finals.