Madras bowlers win state
Madras and Bend girls joined together for the bowling season and on Feb. 23-24, in Salem they won state.
Madras high school bowlers Anona Francis and Zoya Hansen joined three other girl bowlers and the combined team captured gold.
The boys team of A.J. Morgan, Andrew Short, Reed Surber, Garrett Goelze, and Seth Baker placed third at districts on Jan. 26 and were able to place twelfth at state in Salem.
The boys team have been coach by Tami and Kalani Kepa'a for the last nine years and have now made it to state three time. They have made state in back-to-back years. This was the first time the girls made it to state.