PVAM, ASU Slice Through Day One of East Round-Up
JACKSON - Prairie View and Alabama State both rolled through the first day of the SWAC East Bowling Round-up at Fannin Lanes on Friday. Both teams won all five of their matches. PVAM became the first team in the two round-ups to crack the 1,000-pin barrier when they beat Jackson State 1038-855.
The Panthers' other wins came over Grambling (924-763), Southern (943-848), Alabama A&M (949-861) and Texas Southern (925-880). The win over Alabama A&M stopped an 11-match winning streak for the Bulldogs, which dated back to the West round-up in January.
Alabama State had wins over Southern (850-796), Grambling (805-740), Jackson State 940-801, Alabama A&M (938-873) and Southern (964-849).
Below are the day's complete match results. The round-up continues Saturday morning finishes up on Sunday. the top six teams, three from east division will advance to the SWAC Bowling Championship tournament on March 2-4 in Arlington, Texas. The top individual bowlers will also earn spots on the 2012 All-SWAC teams. The top five will make the first team, while 6-10 will earn spots on the second team. The bowler with the best average overall in the two round-ups will be crowned SWAC MVP, while the top freshman will be crowned Freshman of the Year.
*Prairie View 924, Grambling State 763
Alabama State 850, Southern 796
*Jackson State 914, Mississippi Valley 745
Alabama A&M 926, Texas Southern 872
*Alabama A&M 963, Mississippi Valley 668
Jackson State 857, Texas Southern 809
Alabama State 805, Grambling State 740
*Prairie View 943, Southern 848
*Alabama State 940, Jackson State 801
Prairie View 949, Alabama A&M 861
*Southern 913, Texas Southern 823
Grambling State 851, Mississippi Valley 599
Southern 888, Mississippi Valley 648
*Texas Southern 878, Grambling State 786
Prairie View 1038, Jackson State 855
*Alabama State 938, Alabama A&M 873
*Prairie View 925, Texas Southern 880
*Alabama State 795, Mississippi Valley 593
Alabama A&M 964, Southern 849,
Jackson State 811, Grambling State 752