Division matches started with Ravenna traveling to Coventry for the first Metro contest of the season at Turkeyfoot Lanes in Portage Lakes.
The results: the Ravenna boys earned their first PTC Metro win of the season as the Lady Comets defeated the Lady Ravens.
On the girls side, Coventry finished with a final score of 1941 to Ravenna's 1655.
Sydney Pantalone tossed the high series for the Lady Ravens, a 295 with a 153 game as Cortney Tomlinson added a 150 game to the effort.
The Comets Kayla Jackson had an outstanding game of 267 and tossed a 181 for her second score for a 448 series.
Jackson's effort helped put away the match for Coventry.
For the guys, it took five bowlers from the Ravens to earn the victory 2,492 to 2,260 over the Comets.
Seth Stennett for the Ravens put together back-to-back games in the 230s including a 234 game on his way to an outstanding 466 series. Dylan Montgomery bowled a 222 and James Bender a 226 to push the Ravens to victory.
The Comets bowled all eight players on their roster with Jacob Shondel rising to the top thanks to a 212 game and 408 series.
East Canton boys tossed a nice 2,509 series against visiting Springfield at College Bowl. It was a consistent effort for the Hornets with games of 937 and 993 as well as a 239 Baker game to earn the cross-division victory.
Springfield had trouble on the lanes at College Bowl but Garrett Masters managed to roll a 232-202 434 series for the Spartans.
The Southeast Lady Pirates picked up their first victory of the season, defeating the Streetsboro Rockets 1,681 to 1,317 at Bill White's Twin Star Lanes.
Hannah Reber and Brooke Carson led the Lady Pirates, bowling 161 and 154 respedctively.
Streetsboro, in their first year of bowling, found Becca Flemming at the top wih a 135 game and finishing with a 265 series.
The Garfield girls rolled solid games against Streetsboro early in the week. Jessica Potteiger bowled a 224 game and Olivia Doraski had the best series…a 213-178 for a 391 total.
The G-Men also topped the Rocket boys varsity team as Dustin Tushar rolled games of 224-214 438 and Mikey Schustrich bowled a 208.
MATCH OF THE WEEK
In the Metro Division, both Kent and Ravenna have the programs that are capable of winning the division this season for both the girls and boys.
The two schools get their first test against each other on Monday when Kent travels to Bill White's Twin Star Lanes to take on the Ravens.
Many of the Rough Rider bowlers consider Twin Star home as much as their own host lanes, Kent Lanes.
County Division matches include Rootstown at Woodridge and East Canton at Streetsboro with either teams having the opportunity to come out the victor in their respective matches.