SUMMERSIDE – Jenna Smith of Ellerslie led Team P.E.I. in tenpin action at the Special Olympics Canada 2018 bowling championships on Wednesday afternoon.
It was the opening day of competition in the event, which has attracted over 400 athletes, coaches and mission staff to P.E.I. The tenpin competition is taking place at Credit Union Place in Summerside and Tyne Valley, and the site of the fivepin action is at Murphy’s Community Centre in Charlottetown.
At Credit Union Place, Smith bowled three 100-plus games. Her scores were 101, 107 and 131 for a 339 score.
Kevin Ramsay of Tyne Valley registered a 319 total after scores 95, 88 and 136, which was the highest score registered by Team P.E.I. in tenpin on Day 1.
Paul Phillips of Summerside bowled games of 83, 95 and 89 to finish at 267. Wayne Dyment, also of Summerside, had scores of 82, 89 and 91 for a 262 total.
Tenpin action continues at Credit Union Place on Thursday. Smith and Phillips, along with Dyment and Ramsay, will team up in doubles action that is scheduled to get underway at 1:15 p.m.
Individual play will take place in both Summerside and Tyne Valley on Friday.