WILMINGTON, Del. - - The Wilmington University bowling team won the first day of the Griffin Baker Classic on Saturday, going 3-1 while knocking down 4,439 pins to earn the title at the Bowlero Wilmington in Prices Corner.
The two-day Griffin Baker Classic is split up into two one-day tournaments, as all teams will start fresh once again on Sunday.
The Wildcats had a five-match average of 177.6 on Saturday, defeating Adelphi who knocked down 4,418 pins for a 176.7 average. Molloy finished third with a total of 4,351 pins and a 175.0 average.
The Wildcats were led by freshman Sydney Jones, as she finished the day with a 19.79 Baker frame average. CC Riojas had an excellent day as well, finishing with a 19.22 Baker frame average. Rachel Hirst added an 18.30 Baker frame average while Malia Stout added a 17.53 Baker frame average on the day.
Wilmington will wipe the slate clean and start all over tomorrow with matches against Adelphi, Molloy, Felician, St. Thomas Aquinas, and a final match against Adelphi.