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(Courtesy Photo)

The Artesia High School bowling team, from left, Jamey Palomares, Ricardo Aguirre, Ethan Velo, Kenley Ortega, Will Davis, Coy Moorhead and coach Tim Harvey, pose with their blue trophy and banner Saturday after taking the Class 5A state championship at Silva Lanes in Albuquerque. The title bout went into the third game, where freshman Davis rolled a pair of strikes, then knocked down eight to lead the ‘Dogs to victory. Not pictured is head coach Ken Clayton.