Cadillac’s Vermilyea, Beaverton’s Ivey Shine at Bowling State Finals

CANTON – Cadillac sophomore Kyle Vermilyea finished runner-up at the MHSAA Division 2 bowling singles finals at Canton’s Super Bowl on Saturday.

Vermilyea fell to Coldwater’s Alec Keplinger in match play, 431-325.

Advancing to the round of 16 on a roll-off, Vermilyea defeated Croswell-Lexington’s Logan Hoyt (455-393) in the opening round, Tecumseh’s Logan Hoffmeister (414-346) in the quarterfinals and Lowell’s Carson Clark (449-345) in the semifinals.

On the girls side, Gaylord’s Savannah Roemer fell in the round of 16 to Carleton Airport’s Makayla Souva, 361-337.

At the Division 4 finals at Battle Creek’s M-66 Bowl, Beaverton’s Victoria Ivey finished runner-up, dropping a 410-323 match to Vandercook Lake’s MacKenzie Johnson in the finals.

Ivey advanced through the day with wins over Oscoda’s Andrea Bickel (311-284), New Haven’s Diana Cottrell (323-297) and Lincoln Alcona’s Raegen Eller (370-310).

Traverse City Christian’s Ava Walker fell to Johnson, 315-292, in the round of 16, while Rogers City’s Stephanie Marx dropped a 369-295 match to Brown City’s Faith Gleasure in the same round.

On the boys side, Rogers City’s Luke Augsburger reached the quarterfinals with a win over Mason County Central’s Michael Lammi (367-354). He later fell to Vandercook Lake’s Keegan Campbell, 387-352, in the quarterfinals.

At the Division 3 finals at Muskegon’s Norway Lanes, Sanford Meridian’s Kyle Nohel reached the semifinals.

Nohel defeated top-qualifier Zach Ray (332-331) of Richmond and Perry’s Devon Wert (351-332) before falling to eventual state champion Javen Howes of Corunna, 382-303.

Gladwin’s Ryan Day reached the quarterfinals, holding off Algonac’s Brett Leuffgen (360-355) in the round of 16 before falling to Adrian Madison’s Isaac Solis (436-401) in the quarterfinals.

On the girls side, Central Montcalm’s Lynsey Blonshine fell in the quarterfinals to Ishpeming’s Megan Wilkins, 453-335. Blonshine reached the quarterfinals with a win over Coloma’s Lainey Meader (332-327).