This week’s McAninch Student athlete of the Week is Drew Hicks of Dallas Center Grimes. Drew bowls for the Johnston bowling team and finished as the State Runner up for Individuals in the Class 3A State Tournament. He shot a 485 for 2 games. His team qualified for the State Bowling Tournament that finished in 6th Place. He is a 4 time State Qualifier for the State Bowling Tournament. Finished the season averaging 199 and had a High Series of 509 for 2 games at Mason City back in December. His team placed 1st at this years CIC Invitational and Drew placed 6th in the Individual Scoring, shooting a 461 for 2 games. He was picked 1st Team Class 3A Boys District: West and Class 3A 2nd Team All State. Drew has qualified for The Junior Gold Championships, for the top male and female youth bowlers in the United States. The event will be held in Indianapolis in July this year.
Drew also attends Journey Church in Johnston. He worked part-time at a day care and has helped the Athletic Director at Dallas Center Grimes with Track meets, Baseball games and Softball games. Hicks also volunteers at Plaza Lanes teaching the younger kids to improve their bowling game and is a member of the golf team at Dallas Center Grimes.