Garden City High School's girls and boys bowling teams got the perfect outcome Thursday when they won all 11 points available in their Western Athletic Conference dual match at rival Dodge City.
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It was a busy weekend for GCHS athletic teams with boys basketball, boys and girls wrestling, boys swimming and boys and girls bowling all in action Friday and Saturday across the state.
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On Thursday, Jan. 23, the Garden City High School boys basketball team won its opening round game of the Valley Center January Jam for the second year in a row. On the same evening, the Buffaloes girls and boys wrestling teams swept past Liberal in Western Athletic Conference dual action. The Lady Buffs won 24-20 while the boys captured a 44-16 match win.
When she arrived at Garden City High School for her freshman year, Angelina Leeper had little idea of what her bowling career would look like. In her wildest dreams, it would have been difficult to imagine that there would be one Class 6A state championship and a pair of runner-up finishes in her freshman, sophomore and junior seasons. Now a senior, and one of the leaders of the Lady Buffs, Leeper made the next step of her career -- both bowling and academic-wise -- a reality when she signed an NJCAA National Letter-of-Intent to attend Barton Community College in Great Bend next fall.
Tuesday's anticipated showdown with the Great Bend Panthers bowling teams was every bit as advertised. The Lady Buffs were dominant against the Lady Panthers, sweeping 9 of the 11 points in the WAC race, while also earning the second and third highest 3-game series medals behind the performance of Emilee Giger (557) and Angelina Leeper (556). On the flip side, the Buffs' boys struggled on their home lanes at Hard Rock, winning just 2 of the 11 points available against the Panthers.
For the fifth time in six meets, the Garden City High School boys swimming team brought home the first-place trophy, this time on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Hays Invitational. It was a big and impressive victory for the Buffaloes, rolling up 569 points while winning 9 of the 11 events. Junction City was a distant second with 387 points while WAC opponents Dodge City (371), Hays (334) and Liberal (204) rounded out the team scoring.