VESTAL (WBNG) — Vestal bowler Chris Mayes has had a formidable begin to the season.
Final week in opposition to Johnson Metropolis, the junior bowled an ideal 300.
“I did not accomplish that effectively within the first sport,” he stated. “I used to be completely bummed out by it. Second sport, I received higher. The third sport I used to be like, I will attempt my greatest to get a 300 and it simply occurred.”
That good sport comes after Mayes did one thing equally spectacular in January.
Going through Maine-Endwell on January 15, Mayes scored an 800 collection, one thing not many highschool bowlers have completed.
“By the tip of the second sport, I felt assured sufficient that by third sport I used to be prepared,” stated Mayes. “I did not know that I might get an 800 however I simply felt it in me that I might simply get it finished with and out of the best way,” Mayes stated. “I stored telling myself ‘that is the day for the 800.'”
Earlier than any match, Mayes stated it is all about getting within the zone.
“I begin off with placing in earbuds,” Mayes stated. “Simply taking a deep breath looking for my mark. As soon as it involves the sport, I simply focus.”
Mayes has been bowling for the reason that age of six.
“Since I used to be six, my grandpa received me began. He introduced me to the lanes on my birthday. Ever since, I used to be hooked on the sport,” he stated.
His love for bowling solely continues to develop.
Mayes stated he is pleased with how far he has come as a bowler however his largest purpose continues to be up for grabs.
“Simply to complete off with a excessive common so I can prepare subsequent 12 months for state,” Mayes stated.
In a win in opposition to Maine-Endwell Tuesday, Mayes completed with a 646 collection, and Vestal gained 5-0.