The Richmond Register


February 20, 2014

BOWLING: Cromer bowls first 300 game

RICHMOND — Gary Cromer bowled his career-first 300 game while substituting in the TGIF League last Friday. This is only the second 300 game of the 2013-14 season at Galaxy. Brandon Simpson rolled the other perfect game in October.

Four men bowled a 700 series in league action this week — Simpson (767), Cromer (743), Lewis Jones Jr. (728) and Ron Gugel (716).

The best women’s scores were a 601 series by Narita Rose and a 233 game by Susie King.

League highlights

Galaxy Classic

John Hickam (276) and J.J. Reisig (261) bowled the high games on Monday, while the best series scores were 696 by Ron Gugel, 674 by Glenn Masters and 673 by Reisig.

A 600 series was also bowled by Steve Woltering (649), Lewis Jones Jr. (646), Steve Marionneax (645), Robby Bales (640), Barry Miller (631), Randy Burgess (624), Lynn Estes (617), John Hickam (616), Lucas Combs (613), Shawn Barton (612), Patrick Wells (607), Gary Holtzclaw (606), Ron Roberts (604), Mike Riley (603) and Aaron Rose (602).

A 500 series was bowled by three ladies — Regina Barton (575), Chris Collins (514) and Beverly Shearer (508).

Galaxy Girls

Susie King bowled a 233 game on Tuesday which ties her with Narita Rose for the high game for the season in this league. Rose rolled the second-best game for the night, at 223, and she bowled the night’s high series at 601.

Shella Cobb bowled the second-best series for the night (558), which included a 219 game. A 500 series was also rolled by Brenda Marcum (534), Linda Combs (533), Carole Bales (509) and sub Beverly Shearer (517).

The ladies converted nine splits at this session. Those who picked up splits included Cobb (5-6), Combs (2-7 and 6-7), Marcum (5-7 and 2-5-7), Velma Cruse (3-7), Rita Roberts (2-7) and Betty Lou Masters (3-4-7 and 5-10).


Gary Cromer followed up his high-scoring pattern in the city tournament by bowling his career-first 300 game while substituting in this league last Friday. His perfect game was part of a 743 series.

The best games by league members were 279 by Ron Roberts and 278 each by Lewis Jones Jr. and Todd Young.

Jones Jr. (728) and Ron Gugel (716) rolled the high series scores for league members.

A 600 series was bowled by Brandon Simpson (691), Roberts (684), Young (654), John Hickam (652), Glenn Masters (643), Steve Woltering (639), Ronald Richmond (629) and sub Mark Rogers (601).

The best women’s games were 212 by Sandy Reynolds and 211 by Novel Davis, while the high women’s series were 587 by Narita Rose and 533 by Reynolds.

A 500 series was also bowled by Davis (525), Sara Zuercher (514) and substitute Miranda Reffitt (537).

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