Parker Braccio nearly accomplished the ultimate in his sport.
The Tallmadge sophomore fell just short of perfection, but he certainly put up a score of a lifetime.
Thanks to Braccio’s 297 game, the Tallmadge boys bowling team improved to 6-1 overall and 6-1 in the Suburban League after posting a 2,724-2,360 victory over Hudson Wednesday at Sto-Kent Family Entertainment Center in Stow.
Braccio, who started his game with 11 consecutive strikes, added a 179 for a 476 series. Also faring well for the Blue Devils were Robert Wilson (201 and 236), Gabe Griffith (192 and 226), Patrick Stachowiak (238 an 171) and Joshua Parry (185 and 201).
The Tallmadge girls remained unbeaten with a 2,175-1,876 win. With the victory, the Lady Blue Devils improved to 6-0 overall and 6-0 in the league.
Kirsten Moore led Tallmadge with a 430 series (196 and 234). Emily Kiss was next with scores of 242 and 139.
Rounding out the top four for the Lady Blue Devils were Isabelle Hall (151 and 169) and Hallie Turney (132 and 130).
Tallmadge’s junior varsity boys earned a 1,477-1,311 win. Greg Brown led the Blue Devils with scores of 206 and 202, respectively.
Tallmadge’s JV girls team won 1,218-1,210. Cynthia McCune rolled a 305 series (161 and 144) and Florence Drayer had the high game of 162.
The Tallmadge girls and boys teams earned victories over Suburban League rival Brecksville-Broadview Heights Tuesday at Spins Bowl Independence.
The girls posted a a convincing 1,969-1,615 win. The boys earned a commanding 2,570-2,112 victory.
The Lady Blue Devils were led by Kiss, who rolled games of 169 and 224, respectively.
Isabelle Hall was next for Tallmadge with scores of 164 and 147 and Aubrey Zalar bowled games of 125 and 142.
The Lady Blue Devils welcomed the return of Moore, who was out of action due to an injury. She bowled a 213. Hailey Cool added a 158.
The boys team was led by Braccio’s 474 series. He rolled games of 204 an 259. Griffith was next for Tallmadge with a 463 series (204 and 259).
Also competing for the Blue Devils were Stachowiak (171 and 204), Josh Parry (180 and 192) and Wilson (170 and 149).
Tallmadge’s JV squads also won easily.
The Lady Blue Devils posted an 887-580 victory. McCune led the way with scores of 115 and 138.
The boys earned a 712-412 win. Nicholas Drayer led the way with games of 177 and 159. Cooper Randolph had the high game (187).
The Tallmadge boys won the 14-team Falcon Classic Saturday at Legend Lanes in Cuyahoga Falls.
The Blue Devils finished with a score of 4,417. Stow-Munroe Falls was the runner-up with a score of 4,385. Cuyahoga Falls took third with a score of 4,318.
Griffith led Tallmadge with a three-game total of 706, which was the highest series of the tournament. He rolled games of 216, 267 and 223, respectively.
Wilson also had a stellar day with a 674 series (203, 227 and 244). Braccio rolled a 654 series (247, 194 and 213) and Stachowiak bowled a 621 series (205, 204 and 212).
The Blue Devils bowled six 200-plus Baker games, with a high-game of 247.
The Tallmadge girls finished seventh out of 10 teams with a total of 3,016. Fairport Harbor Fairport Harding won the competition with a score of 3,671. Stow (3,652) and Crestwood (3,311) placed second and third, respectively.
Kiss led the Lady Blue Devils with scores of 186, 183 and 166. Kiss was named to the all-tournament team.
Hall was next with scores of 162, 142 and 145 and Zalar rolled games of 148, 138 and 139. Cool rolled a 167 game.