Men’s bowling team opens season with first-place win at Ancilla College Invitational

KCC Men's Bowling team posing with plaque

Kellogg Community College’s men’s bowling team opened its season this month with a first-place win at the Ancilla College Invitational Jan. 7.

The team finished in first place with an overall team score of 4,045.

Leading scorers for KCC were freshman Bryan Foote (Bronson/Bronson High School), who placed fourth with a series score of 542; freshman Yi Deonta March (Albion/Marshall High School), who bowled the day’s high game with a score of 264 and placed eighth with a series score of 524; and Zach Barker (Charlotte/Olivet High School), who placed 10th with a series score of 513.

Head KCC Bowling Coach Brad Morgan celebrated bringing home the team’s first such award in KCC bowling history.

“I couldn’t be more proud of the fight that the team showed after a slow start to the day,” Morgan said. “Finishing singles strong with a 1,003 series led by freshman Yi Deonta March (264) and freshman-plus Bryan Foote (218).”

Following the win at Ancilla, the men’s bowling team competed at Northway Lanes in Muskegon for the Muskegon Community College Invitational on Jan. 14.

At the Muskegon Community College Invitational the men’s bowling team finished in fourth place with an overall team score of 4,107. The winner of the invitational was St. Clair County Community College with an overall team score of 4,310.

Leading scorers for KCC at the Muskegon Community College Invitational were Foote, who placed second with a series score of 605; and Barker, who placed third with a series score of 597.

Coach Morgan said the team remained competitive throughout the day, “though a few mental errors during the Baker games set us back. We intend to address those and come back stronger next week.”

Up Next

The men’s bowling team competes next at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, as part of the Jackson College Invitational at University Lanes in Albion.

For more information about men’s bowling at KCC, visit Coach Morgan can be reached at

Image courtesy of the Michigan Community College Athletic Association.