John Hickam continued his flirtation with a perfect game with a 290 score in the Galaxy Classic League last Monday.
Hickam opened the second game in his series with a spare followed by 11 strikes.
Hickam has rolled games of 289, 299 and 290 during a 10-day period.
Hickam also rolled his fourth 700 series of the season with an even 700 score.
Aaron Rose bowled the top series of the week at 711. This was the second 700 series of the young season for Rose.
Regina Barton led the women at Galaxy again with a game of 246 and series of 664 — nearly equaling the season-best scores of 247 and 669 which she had rolled the previous week.
Barton is the only woman with a 300 game to her credit in Galaxy leagues. Her perfect game was bowled in the Galaxy Classic League on Feb. 26, 2007.
John Hickam and Regina Barton led the men and women in this league again last week with the outstanding scores noted at the top of this column.
Aaron Rose (711) and Hickam (700) rolled the best series scores for the night.
The second-best men’s game was 249 by Tyler Morgan, while the second-best women’s scores were a 179 game and 504 series by Beverly Shearer and a 179 game and 501 series by Andi Daly.
Bowlers who rolled a 600 series were Morgan (664), Mike E. Bryant (643), Bruce Watson (638), Lewis Jones Jr. (631), Barry Miller (619), Joe Reichel (614), Scott Kaylor (613), Gary Cromer (611), Spider Weaver (602) and Paul Dapkus (601).
The names and best scores of the 26 persons who bowled one or more of the 42 200-level games at this session are included with the week’s top scores at the end of this column.
The top games in this league last Tuesday were 193 by Narita Rose and 191 by Beverly Aleshire, while the best series scores were 505 by Brenda Marcum and 504 by Shella Cobb.
Women who converted splits included Rita Roberts (2-7), Betty Lou Masters (3-10), Mary Marcum (7-9), Bridget Settles (4-5) and Linda Bowles (4-7-10).