Sectional champs

The Salem Wildcats finished first in the Collinsville sectional at Camelot Bowl to qualify for the state finals Friday and Saturday. Colton Shoemaker, HOLDING PLAQUE, finished fourth individually with a 233 average. Pictured, FROM LEFT, are assistant coach Lauren Brown, Rhett Detering, Kannon King, Charlie Hunter, Colton Shoemaker, Nick Gregg, Silas Moats, Ryan Detering, Dominick Winkler and coach Steve Ludwig.

Saturday was a big day in bowling for the Salem Wildcats. The team finished first in the Collinsville high school boys sectional at Camelot Bowl. The team spent the first part of the day in the top four but used the last two games of the day to secure a trip to the state finals.