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March 20, 2014

BOWLING: Simpson just misses another 300 game

RICHMOND — Brandon Simpson just missed bowling the third 800 series of his career with a 795 score in the TGIF League last Friday. Simpson has rolled two of the seven 800 series which have been bowled at Galaxy since it opened in 2001.

A 700 series was also bowled this week by Mark Rogers (759), Ron Gugel (730) and Randy Burgess (706).

Simpson and Rogers tied for the high game for the week at 279.

Sara Zuercher bowled the high women’s game (237) and series (583) at Galaxy this week.

Lemetta Dause Memorial Tournament

The Lemetta Dause Memorial Tourney is set for 2 p.m. Sunday. Proceeds will be donated to Hospice Care Plus.

All bowlers are invited to participate in this tournament, which will use the 3-6-9 and no-tap formats. 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.

The entry fee is $20 to bowl four games. Prizes will be awarded to the winners, and numerous door prizes will also be awarded. The activities will include a silent auction.

Business and individuals who would like to support Hospice by donating door prizes or silent auction items should contact Harvey Poynter at 582-4764 or Beverly Shearer at 625-4130.

2014 Relay for Life Tournament

A scotch doubles tournament to benefit the American Cancer Society will be held at Galaxy on Sunday, March 30, at 2 p.m.

Doubles partners alternate rolling a ball in the scotch doubles format. The entry fee is $15.

League highlights

Galaxy Classic

Mark Rogers bowled the high series (759) and game (279) on Monday. Randy Burgess rolled the second-best series (706), and Carl Daniels bowled the second-best game (277).

A 600 series was bowled by Donnie Philbeck (695), Todd Young (676), Brandon Simpson (657), J.J. Reisig (656), Ronnie Thomas (651), Aaron Rose (651), Lynn Estes (650), Daniels (650), Terry Jackson (649) and Mike Riley (648).

Shawn Barton (636), Glenn Masters (634), Patrick Wells (633), Gary Kerns (632), Joe Bailey (618), Neil Haggard (611), Lewis Jones, Jr. (609) and Steve Marionneaux (603) also reached the 600 series level.

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