North Farmington overcame a strong start by Lake Orion and rallied to register a 22-8 victory in boys bowling Tuesday at Drakeshire Lanes.
The visiting Dragons opened with a 189-172 win in the first Baker game, but the Raiders regrouped and won the second, 181-162.
It was just enough for North to pick up two extra points for total pins by a two-pin advantage, 353-351.
In the first regular game, the Raiders pulled away to an 885-765 victory. Winning points for North were Josh Bocker (188), Ryan Darnell (209) and JD Maynard (192).
Brad Cannon (170) and Sam Yang (170) won points for Lake Orion. After factoring in total pin fall, the Raiders had a 13-6 lead in the match.
Lake Orion started strong in the second regular game and was leading by 65 pins after the third frame. North finished well to overcome the early shortcoming and win, 908-841.
Bocker (187) and Darnell (214) won their second points, and Matt Uphaus finished up the scoring for North by coming off the bench to post a 230 game. Yang (204) and Zack Biskner (185) won points for the Dragons.
Uphaus had the high game at 230 and Darnell the high series with a 423 total. The Raiders are 4-1 on the season; the Dragons fall to 2-3.
Lake Orion girls win
The Lake Orion girls have a strong squad this season and demonstrated their ability Tuesday with a 25-5 win over North.
The Raiders won the first Baker game, 169-167, but that was the last good news for the home team as they earned only one additional point the remainder of the match.
The Dragons won the second Baker game, 147-130 and proceeded to win both regular games, 874-645 and 993-626. Jennah Williams scored the lone point for the Raiders with a 168 game.
Double winners for the Dragons were Hannah Mix (168, 258), Lexi Babicz (178, 183), Maddie Marcetti (184, 172) and Tryna Gladstone (241, 225). Savana Rolle won a point for Lake Orion with a 155 game.
The 258 game by Mix was the high score of the match. Gladstone took series honors with an outstanding 466.
The Raiders fall to 1-3 on the season, and the Dragons stay perfect at 5-0.