Boys Varsity Bowling · Bowling: Watts named All-Midstate, Bowler of Year nominee


Jacob Watts of White House, the runner-up in the TSSAA Division I Boys Bowling Tournament, has been named to the 2019 Tennessean All-Midstate boys bowling team and a nominee for The Tennessean Sports Awards Boys Bowler of the Year.

Full team:

BOYS

All members of the Tennessean All-Midstate boys bowling team are nominees for the boys bowler of the year. The winner will be announced on May 31 at the fourth annual Tennessean Sports Awards presented by Farm Bureau Health Plans.

Jacob Berry

Blackman, Jr.

Why chosen: Finished 10th in the TSSAA Division I boys individual state tournament. He averaged 219.81 during the regular season.

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Trevor Brady

Santa Fe, Jr.

Why chosen: Brady finished third in the TSSAA Division I boys state individual tournament. He averaged 229.60 during the regular season.

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Luke Flatt

Columbia, Sr.

Why chosen: Flatt tied for 11th in the TSSAA Division I boys state individual state tournament. He averaged 229.70 during the regular season.

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Dalton Karstens

Friendship Christian, Sr.

Why chosen: Karstens won the TSSAA Division II individual state tournament. He averaged 208.97 during the regular season.

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Hunter Kinzer

Mt. Juliet, Sr.

Why chosen: Kinzer finished seventh in the TSSAA Division I boys individual state tournament. He averaged 210.23 during the regular season.

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Josh Meeke

Smyrna, Sr.

Why chosen: Meeke won the TSSAA Division I individual boys championship. He averaged 232.28 during the regular season.

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Andrew Shattuck

Oakland, Sr.

Why chosen: Shattuck finished ninth in the TSSAA Division I individual boys state tournament. He averaged 210.25 during the regular season.

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Jacob Watts

White House, Sr.

Why chosen: Watts finished second in the TSSAA Division I boys individual tournament. He averaged a state-leading 233.35 in the regular season.

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COACH OF THE YEAR

Carl Syler

Smyrna

Why chosen: Smyrna won the TSSAA Division I state team tournament, beating Hardin County 21-6 with 3,812 total pins. The state championship was the program’s fifth, tying Columbia’s boys for the most in state history.