The Vinton-Shellsburg bowling team began its season with a win at Independence on Friday. Taylor Berry’s 375 led the all bowlers; Josh Staab led the Vikings with a 370. It was the first time in school history that a female had a higher total score than any of the boys, says coach Amber Pattee.

The JV has a home meet on Tuesday, and both varsity and JV will compete against   at Berry’s Lanes on Friday.

Meets begin at 4 p.m.

Full results:

Connie Upmeyer 115 159    274
Jillian White    124 144    268
Erin Wood         169 140    309
Brianna Lundvall 148 161    309
Korey Murdock 145 149    294
Taylor Berry         171 204    375
Totals    VS                        2205
               Independence    2010
Cole Tharp            149 160 309
Josh Staab            182 188 370
Jordan Schoettmer166 195 361
Cyrus Elwick            176 148 324
Ethan Dedrick    150 169 319
Ryan Schoettmer    152 141 293
Totals    VS                        2572
               Independence    2281
Charley Cooling    129 151 280
Gabe Schmidt    123 131 254
Matt Karr            153 165 318
Nathan Harrelson    206 141 347
Keegan McKibben   139 221 360
-From Amber Pattee,  Vinton Shellsburg Bowling and Volleyball Coach