Cascade bowlers competed at their Class 1A State-Qualifying Meet Feb. 18 at Cherry Lanes in Dubuque. A season that had seen some highs and lows came to an end for both the boys’ and girls’ teams.

Camanche earned the bid to the state tournament from this site as they shot a 2,828. Wahlert 2,818, Maquoketa 2,687, Waukon 2,657, Bellevue 2,538 and Cascade 2,512 rounded out the teams.

Ray Martin led the Cougars with the third-highest series of the meet and the highest game of the meet, but did not qualify individually. He shot a 432 (178-254). Sam Noonan 358 (166-192), Zach Green 334 (158-176), Isaac Hogan 285 (150-135) and Jared Weber 249 (138-111) all added scores as well. Nolan Frasher’s 245 (109-136) was not counted.

The Cougars trailed first place Camanche by 204 pins going into baker games. Cascade slipped a little more as they shot an 854 in bakers with games of 161, 200, 141, 211 and 141.

Wahlert won the girls’ district with a 2,564. They were followed by Camanche with 2,401, Maquoketa 2,345, Bellevue 1,922, Cascade 1,885 and Waukon 1,741.

Erin Knipper led Cascade with a 312 (131-181). Other scores that counted were Jessica Kremer 255 (139-116), Emma Cram 248 (108-140), Nicole Finzel 247 (149-98) and Ella Madsen 202 (99-103). Ceyaira McFarland shot a score that didn’t count of 164 (81-83).

Cascade’s seasons come to an end with the boys averaging 2,393.7 and the girls 1,905.3.