The Tallmadge boys bowling team finished 11th with a score of 3,223 at the 16-team Division I state tournament Friday at Wayne Webb Columbus Bowl.
The top eight teams qualified for head-to-head play. Celina defeated Stow-Munroe Falls in the championship round to win the state title. Centerville placed third.
Senior Gabe Griffith led the Blue Devils with a 589 series to place 30th out of 205 bowlers. He rolled games of 187, 210 and 192, respectively.
Sophomore Joshua Parry was next for Tallmadge with a 569 series (tied for 40th, 197, 219 and 153) and sophomore Robert Wilson rolled a 566 series (tied for 43rd, 212, 203 and 151).
Also competing for the Blue Devils were sophomores Parker Braccio, who rolled a 526 series (62nd, 165, 205 and 156), and Patrick Stachowiak (84th, 166 and 161).