LAUREN WOOD / THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Marcus Mathis, center, high-fives his teammates Russ Wood, left, and Stuart Heflin, right, after bowling a 201 for the defending champion State Farm team Thursday night during the Natchez Trace Kiwanis bowling tournament at Rivergate Bowl.
Renella Shelby, from left, Brenda Hopkins, Deanne Tanksley and Sonya Stephens react to their Gillon Group teammate missing a pin.
Tim Byrd concentrates before bowling. Byrd was bowling with the Silas Simmons team. Sixteen teams participated in the fundraiser event. The money raised will be used to fund Kiwanis programs in the community. The club’s focus is children.