The Richmond Register


March 26, 2013

BOWLING: Hickam, Simpson both hit 700 twice

RICHMOND — John Hickam  (780 and 756) and Brandon Simpson (740 and 727) each bowled two 700 series last week at Galaxy. A 700 series was also bowled by Mark Rogers (741) and Tyler Morgan (700).

Hickam and David Norman tied for the high game of the week, at 278.

Regina Barton led the women for the week with a 236 game and 585 series in the Galaxy Classic League.

Last week’s league highlights

Galaxy Classic

Brandon Simpson (740) and Tyler Morgan (700) bowled the best series scores. The high games were 265 by Randy Burgess and 259 by Simpson.

Thirteen men bowled a 600 series, led by Spider Weaver (697), Burgess (682), Aaron Rose (682), Patrick Wells (679), Joe Reichel (666) and Brandon Lutes (652).

Ron Gugel (649), Mark Rogers (635), Ronnie Thomas (631), Terry Jackson (624), Lewis Jones Jr. (624), Shawn Barton (619) and David Norman (614) also reached the 600 series level.

Galaxy Girls

The high games for the members of this league were 202 by Velma Cruse and 200 by Narita Rose, while the best series scores were 522 by Amy Felty and 492 by Brenda Marcum.

Two substitutes turned in strong performances as Gail Campbell bowled a no-miss 208 game and 570 series and Beverly Shearer rolled a no-miss 197 game and 512 series.

Splits were converted by Campbell (5-7 and 3-10), Charlotte Hackworth (5-6-10), Felty (3-10), Bridget Settles (5-10), Ruby Jo Ward (3-10) and Donna Fourre (6-7).

Early Birds

This league completed its 2012-13 season on Wednesday morning.

The high games were 202 by Karen Kensicki and 201 by Gail Campbell. Campbell (533), Joyce Kearns (521) and Kensicki (507) bowled the best series scores.

Splits were picked up by Kearns (3-10), Beverly Brassfield (2-7) and Beverly Shearer (3-7).

The Outlaws (Carroll Hackworth, Gail Campbell and Beverly Brassfield) took the team title with 77 wins.

Pin Pals (Karen Kensick, Betty Allen and Patricia Harris) finished second with 74 wins, while third place went to Spare Change (Juanita Lunsford, Ruby Jo Ward and Mollie Morris) with 68 wins.

The best averages were compiled by Gail Campbell (171), Beverly Shearer (163), Karen Kensicki (159), Joyce Kearns (151) and Pat Harris (149).

The highest series were recorded by Campbell (598), Shearer (563), Harris (558), Kensicki (533) and Kearns (521).

Shearer bowled the highest game (236), followed by Campbell (233), Genny Bryant (218), Kensicki (204) and Harris (204).

Most improved honors were earned by Mary Helzer.

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