Ron Gugel bowled the first 300 game of the 2012-13 season at Galaxy in the Galaxy Classic League last Monday. He added games of 204 and 235 for a 739 series.
Oddly enough, Gugel also bowled the first 300 game at Galaxy last season with his career-first perfect game in the Friday Night Mixed League on Sept. 2, 2011.
Ron is the third generation member of his family to bowl a perfect game as his father and grandfather also have a 300 game on their resumes.
Gugel’s 300 game was not the only outstanding performance at Galaxy last week.
Brandon Lutes rolled the highest series for the season at Galaxy with a 790 score in the Galaxy Classic League. Lutes’ series included the second-best game for the week at 286.
Miranda Reffitt set a new high for a women’s game at Galaxy this season with a 263 score in the Wednesday Wonders League. Reffitt also rolled the high women’s series for the week at 654.
As noted at the top of the column, new season highs for game and series at Galaxy were set in this league last week by Ron Gugel and Brandon Lutes, respectively.
Twelve league members rolled a 600 series led by Bill Bowles (690), Mike E. Bryant (662), Ron Roberts (635) and John Hickam (623).
Others who reached this level were Patrick Wells (617), Glenn Masters (613), Cody Daly (613), David Norman (612), Aaron Rose (608), Mike Huser (608), Joe Reichel (604), Barry Miller (603) and substitutes Jeff Napier (670), Daniel Benge (661) and Brandon Simpson (639).
There were 53 200-level game bowled by 33 individuals in this league last Monday. The names of these individuals and their best scores are included in the list of top scores at the end of this column.
The top two games in this league last week were 201 by Mary Marcum and 186 by Donna Haney, while the highest series scores were 526 by Haney and 510 by Narita Rose.
Splits were converted by Faye Willis (2-7), Felty (3-10), Teresa Wilson (7-9), Sherry Ernst (5-6-10), Brenda Williams (9-10 and 5-6) and Brenda Marcum (3-7 and 3-10).