The Richmond Register

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October 15, 2012

BOWLING: Watson leads the way at Galaxy

RICHMOND — Bruce Watson bowled the top game for the week at Galaxy with a 267 score in the Galaxy Classic League.

Matt Joyce rolled the best series as a league member at 712 in the Wednesday Wonders League. Substitute Jeff Napier bowled a 738 series.

The top scores for women for the week were a 220 game by Shella Cobb in the Galaxy Girls League and a 590 series by Sara Zuercher in the TGIF League.

Charity tournament set for Saturday

There will be a 3-6-9 and no-tap tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday. Bowlers get free strikes in the third, sixth and ninth frames in the 3-6-9 format and nine pins down with the first ball in a frame counts as a strike in no-tap competition.

This tournament is open to everyone. The entry fee is $10 to bowl three games. Prizes will be awarded.

Net proceeds will go to the Lexington Road Church of God Kitchen Appliances Fund.

League Highlights

Galaxy Classic

Bruce Watson (267) and David Norman (257) bowled the top games for the members of this league, while the best series for league members were 699 by Neil Haggard and 638 by Aaron Rose.

This was a night for super subs as four men with one or more 300 games on their resumes bowled in place of absent league members.

Three of the substitutes — Jeff Napier (738), Brandon Simpson (707) and Tyler Morgan (700) — rolled a 700-level series. The fourth sub — Joe Sageser — bowled a 630 series. Sageser has just recently returned to bowling following major surgery.

The best games by the subs were 261 by Morgan, 259 by Napier and 258 by Simpson.

A 600 series was also bowled by Norman (632), Mark Rogers (631), Carl Daniels (626), Barry Miller (624), Scott Kaylor (618), Cody Daly (612), Cody Dapkus (606) and Keith Nash (605).

Sue Hegelmeyer and Regina Barton tied for the highest women’s game at 188, while the best women’s series was 504 by Beverly Shearer.

The names and best scores of the 33 men who rolled one or more of the 51 200-level games at this session are included in the top scores list at the end of this column.

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