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H-M-S moves up girls' standings at state qualifying meet

No other team came close to Charles City at the Class 1A girls' bowling state qualifying meet on Feb. 12, but Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn took a step in the right direction.

Charles City won the automatic berth to the state team bowling tournament during the qualifying meet on Feb. 12 at Locomotion Lanes in Sanborn. The Comets finished the 15 Baker games with a total pin count of 2361. The Hawks finished second at 1938, which was one place higher than they placed in 2023.

Forest City finished third (1598) and North Iowa was fourth (1447). With only two bowlers, Pocahontas Area finished fifth (689)....