Local Special Olympian takes first at state bowling tourney

SYCAMORE – Two Special Olympics athletes from Opportunity House in Sycamore placed in the Special Olympics Illinois State Bowling Tournament Dec. 7 in Peoria.

Taylor Dunaway of DeKalb placed first in singles competition. Spring Bellows, also of DeKalb, placed fourth.

There were 126 total athletes competing in the singles competition. In addition, 35 athletes participated in a ramp bowling competition, 52 competed in a doubles competition and 56 competed in teams.