The Green Bay Area USBC board of directors is delighted to announce the return of the All-City Teams, a prestigious recognition for top-performing bowlers. After a hiatus, the board decided to reinstate this honor to provide greater recognition to the outstanding bowlers in the community. Throughout each season, bowlers can earn points through participation in Green Bay Area USBC tournaments, achieving honor scores within their league play, and maintaining high averages throughout the year.
Leading the resurgence of the All-City Team is none other than our male bowler of the year, Jake Ziebarth. Jake has had an extraordinary year, showcasing his remarkable skills on the lanes. His impressive average this season was an astounding 236 recorded in the Homewreckers League at Village Lanes. However, it is in the Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley, during the 3 Man Classic league known for its challenging shot, he initially scored a notable 232, with it being adjusted to 243. Jake's achievements extend beyond his high average, with an impressive record of 3 800-series, 46 700-series, and 7 perfect 300 games during the season. His exceptional performance also saw him finish as the runner-up in the Green Bay Open and a top 16 finish in the Masters Tournament.
Jake Ziebarth will be joined by other exceptional male bowlers on the All-City Team, including Rick Volhard, Jake Johnson, John VanLandengon, and Wally Georgia. These talented individuals will be honored at the upcoming Hall of Fame & Awards Banquet scheduled for November 3rd at the Riverside Ballroom.
For the Women's All City Team, the female bowler of the year title goes to Morgan Stary, who has dominated the bowling scene with her outstanding achievements. Morgan secured the top spot with an impressive highest female average at 232. Her triumphs include a 1st place finish at the Queens Tournament and an outstanding fall season in 2022-2023. In addition to her averages, Morgan also achieved an impressive 39 600-series and 12 700-series.
Morgan Stary will be accompanied by four other talented women at the Hall of Fame & Awards Banquet: Beth Polomis, Valerie Verheyen, Kim Hoffman, and Jeanne Simons.
Recognizing the exceptional talent within the community, the honorable mention teams for both men and women are as follows:
Women's Honorable Mention Team:
Men's Honorable Mention Team:
The Green Bay Area USBC extends its congratulations to all the outstanding bowlers who have earned their place on the All City Teams and the honorable mention teams. This revival of the All City Teams underscores the commitment to celebrating and recognizing excellence in the sport of bowling.