EPHRATA, Pa. — The highschool winter sports activities season is extra than simply basketball, wrestling and swimming. One different highschool sport is a spare to no different in our space, bowling. As their season lastly will get underway the opponents are discovering that this yr they want a simply tad bit extra focus.
“I used to be scared we weren’t going to have a season, however I’m joyful we’re right here,” says Northern Lebanon captain Aliza Shirk.
However any worries are actually prior to now, not less than for the second and if there was any concern over bowling in a masks, it’s now simply one thing to maneuver previous.
“If you end up within the zone you don’t suppose, you’re simply within the zone.“
An relate-able take from Cocalico senior Tristan Present who spent a lot of his match racking up the strike rely.
That’s the thoughts of a bowler, laser centered on ten pins, 60 toes away for ten frames.
In accordance with Shirk it’s all price it. “It truly is it’s laborious to breath however you gotta get via it, something is price bowling.“
Conestoga Valley’s Robbie Jack likes to work fast however that’s simply a part of his sport.
“It was completely different at first however when you get bowling within the competitors that feeling simply goes away and you’re centered on the way you bowl.”
Because the frames go bye whether or not it’s a strike or a break up the bottom line is to calm these nerves.
One thing Shirk and her teammates try for each sequence.
“It’s the frenzy of ‘oh I may actually use this to win’, it’s the sensation of I need to do that“
“Doing this” is what they like to do.