Hononegah's Nick Sommer won the IHSA state bowling title by the slimmest of margins, rolling a score of 2,715 over 12 games to top Alex Acosta of Bolingbrook by two pins.

Sommer appeared to be out of it until he exploded for a 773 in his final three-game series, including a 290 in the middle game.

While Sommer won in high drama, the Indians cruised as a team. As a whole, the Indians scored 12,611, beating NIC-10 foe Freeport by 420 pins. Harlem, the defending state champions finished fifth.

Team scores:

  1. Hononegah, 12,611
  2. Freeport, 12,191
  3. Lincoln-Way Central, 12,132
  4. O'Fallon, 12,107
  5. Harlem, 12,047

Individual scores:

  1. Nick Sommer, Hononegah, 2,715
  2. Alex Acosa, Bolingbrook, 2,713
  3. Alec Buchaas, Lockport, 2,692
  4. Julian Dyson, Freeport, 2,666
  5. Lucas Pinkus, Lincolnshire Stevenson, 2,660
  6. Ian Ridgway, Aurora Metea Valley, 2,657
  7. Ty Collalti, Freeport, 2,656
  8. Karl Burns, Plainfield Central, 2,655
  9. Madura Trevor, Lake Zurich, 2,641
  10. Blake Miller, St. Charles North, 2,635