Special Olympic Athletes Bring Home Medals

Red Lodge Special Olympians completed their first competition this past weekend at the State Special Olympics Bowling Championships in Billings. 
Ten athletes and four unified athletes competed in three events; singles bowling, doubles bowling, unified doubles bowling and team bowling at Sunset Lanes and Fireside.   
These athletes began practicing the middle of August at the Silver Strike Bowling Alley in Red Lodge.
Kam Stevens donated lane time, shoes and bowling balls for the athletes so that they could hone their skills. The athletes chose their team name (Flaming Strikers) and athlete, Sabrina Morgan, designed the t-shirt for the team. Napa Auto Parts in Red Lodge, sponsored the team bowling shirts. 
Here are the results for the Flaming Strikers at the State Bowling tournament:

Singles:
Bryan Whittaker- Gold in Assisted Ramp Bowling; Lisa Byrd- Bronze; Mac Sowa-Gold; Sarah Johnson- 4th place;Lucas Widner- Bronze.

Doubles  Unified:
Kelli Luoma and Cortney Lynde- Gold; Brad Evans and Ryan Green-Silver; Albert Crowder and Don Duncan-Gold; Josiah Smith and Alayna Smith-Bronze.

Doubles:
Sabrina Morgan and Lisa Bird-Bronze; Jeremy Shields and Lucas Widner-Bronze.

Team Bowling:
Unified Team: Kelli Luoma, Cortney Lynde, Alayna Smith, Sarah Johnson and Sabrina Morgan-Silver Medal; Team:  Albert Crowder, Jeremy Shields, Mac Sowa, Brad Evans and Josiah Smith-Silver Medal.

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