Bell finishes second in singles, sixth in doubles at MSC Championships
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Bell finishes second in singles, sixth in doubles at MSC Championships
Peyton Bell finished second in singles and sixth in doubles at the Mid-South Conference Championships. (Credit Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Peyton Bell finished second in singles and Bell and sophomore Jarred Bradshaw placed sixth in doubles for Cumberland at the Mid-South Conference Bowling Championships on February 22-24 in Bowling Green, Ky.

Bell knocked down 996 pins in five games with a high of 231, an average of 199.2 per game, good for second among 76 competitors. The Lebanon native lost in the stepladder finals, 176-160, to Bryce Frantz from the University of the Cumberlands.

Bell and Bradshaw finished with 1,865 pins in doubles for sixth among 37 teams.

Elsewhere for the Phoenix men, Bradshaw finished 44th in singles with 869 pins, freshman Matthew Charlton placed 53th with 850 pins and sophomore Thomas Chenault was 75th with 731. Charlton and Chenault finished 34th in doubles with 1,581 pins.

Senior Kelsey Wezel paced the Phoenix women with 776 pins in five games with a high of 176, good for 51st overall. Freshman Skyann Wiley finished 65th with 721 pins, while freshman Hattie Isham knocked down 687 (69th), freshman Kristina Walls posted 672 (71st) and freshman Kristin Sheffield netted 611 (76th).

In doubles Wezel and Wiley placed 30th with 1,497 pins and Walls and Isham were 37th with 1,359.

In the team competition, the Cumberland women defeated Lindsey Wilson in six games (158-140, 124-179, 133-146, 181-137, 147-123, 177-174) but lost to Campbellsville University in four games (132-177, 159-204, 145-191, 144-181) and Shawnee State in six games (172-158, 152-177, 187-139, 143-152, 112-168, 126-138).

The men dropped a decision to Life University in five games (153-152, 157-203, 107, 222, 132-147, 122-222) and the University of the Cumberlands in four games (127-189, 121-167, 123-165, 149-256).