The Richmond Register

Sports

November 11, 2012

BOWLING: Six men reach 700 at Galaxy

RICHMOND — Six men bowled a 700 series at Galaxy last week led by Tyler Morgan with a 724.

Ollie Gasser (717), Mark Rogers (716), Neil Haggard (715), Brandon Simpson (713) and Shawn Barton (704) also reached this coveted level.

Gasser bowled the high game for the week at 278, which places him fourth on the leaderboard for the season.

Regina Barton rolled the best women’s scores for the week with a 247 game and 623 series.



“Turkey Shoot” scheduled for Sunday

The Madison County Bowling Association is sponsoring its seventh-annual “Turkey Shoot” at 2 p.m. Sunday.

This will be a combination 3-6-9 and no-tap tournament. Bowlers are awarded free strikes in the third, sixth and ninth frames, and nine pins down with the first ball in a frame counts as a strike in no-tap competition.

The entry fee is $15 to bowl four games. All bowlers are eligible. The men and women with the two top scores will each receive a $30 gift card.

Bowlers who roll three strikes in a row (called a turkey) will receive a ticket and be entered into a drawing for eight additional $30 gift cards.

Previously, frozen turkeys were awarded as prizes in this tournament, but it was determined that awarding gift cards which the winners could use to purchase a turkey was more practical.

Everyone is invited to come and bowl in this fun tournament.

League Highlights

Galaxy Classic

Neil Haggard (715) and Shawn Barton (704) bowled the high series scores for league members last week, while the highest games were 276 by Barton and 266 by Glenn Masters.

Substitutes Tyler Morgan (724) and Brandon Simpson (713) also rolled a 700 series.

A 600 series was bowled by Randy Burgess Sr. (670), Masters (670), Cody Daly (658), Barry Miller (654), Brandon Lutes (639), Lewis Jones Jr. (631), Dallas Thomas (630), Patrick Wells (629), Cody Dapkus (624), Scott Kaylor (615), Mike E. Bryant (605) and Ron Roberts (604).

Regina Barton led the league’s ladies with a 247 game and 623 series, followed by Andi Daly at 219 and 564.

There were 55 200-level games bowled by 33 individuals at this session.

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