The Richmond Register


December 31, 2012

BOWLING: Hickam sets new season high at Galaxy

RICHMOND — Although only three leagues were in action last week because of the holidays, there were several outstanding scores recorded.

John Hickam set a new high for the season at Galaxy with a 794 series which included two 277 games.

Glenn Masters rolled the top game for the week at 279.

Sara Zuercher became the fifth member of this season’s 600 club for women with a 603 series in the TGIF League. Her series included the high women’s game for the week at 236.

League Highlights

Early Birds

The top games in this league last Wednesday were 198 by Beverly Shearer and 180 by Ruby Jo Ward.

Patricia Harris (523) and Karen Kensicki (504) rolled the best series scores.

Friday Night Mixed

There were several high scores bowled in this league last week.

John Hickam narrowly missed reaching the coveted 800 series level with a 794 score, which included two games of 277.

Only six men have bowled an 800 series at Galaxy. The most recent were Brandon Simpson in Feb. 2011 and John Poynter in Jan. 2012.

Glenn Masters rolled the top game for the night at 279 and the second-best series (690).

A 600 series was also bowled by Lewis Jones Jr. (661), Bill Bowles (655), Kenny Smith (648), Mark Rogers (631), Ron Gugel (622), Steve McKnight (609) and Steve Woltering (601).

Narita Rose led the league’s ladies with a 203 game and 579 series, followed by Beverly Shearer at 171 and 476.


Sara Zuercher set new season highs for the women in this league with a 236 game and 603 series. Zuercher is the fifth woman to roll a 600 series at Galaxy this season.

Sandy Reynolds bowled the second-best scores for the league’s women with a 187 game and 525 series.

Merle Meade (221) and Charles Harris (213) bowled the top men’s games last week, while the best men’s series were 561 by Ollie Gasser and 534 by Meade. Splits were converted by Rich Wells (3-6-7-10), Becky Wells (5-7) and Margaret Tilsley (2-7).

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