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January 7, 2013

BOWLING: Leagues set to swing back in to action

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RICHMOND —

League highlights

Early Birds

Patricia Harris (189) and Karen Kensicki (187) bowled the top games in this league last Wednesday.

The best series scores were 515 by Joyce Kearns and 502 by Harris.

Splits were converted by Kearns (3-7), Beverly Shearer (5-10) and Genny Bryant (3-7).

Classic Doubles

Ten teams took to the lanes last Thursday as this league resumed action after taking a break during the fall season.

Josh Jackson set the bar high on the opening night with a 266 game and 635 series. Jackson’s score was the highest game bowled at Galaxy last week. Carl Daniels rolled the next-best scores in this league with a 209 game and 578 series.

Beverly Shearer led the league’s ladies on the opening night with a 189 game and 466 series. Gloria Tyler bowled the second-best women’s game (158) and Tina Hisle the second-high series (442).

Friday Night Mixed

Neil Haggard led this league last week with a 258 game and the top series for the week at Galaxy with a 691 score. Mark Rogers rolled the next best league scores with a 228 game and 655 series.

A 600 series was also bowled by Bill Bowles (622), Glenn Masters (603) and Ron Gugel (602).

Beverly Shearer (185) and Tracy Gugel (183) bowled the top women’s games for the night, while the best women’s series were 500 by Narita Rose and 491 by Shearer.

Substitute Miranda Reffitt rolled a 188 game and 526 series.

TGIF

The top men’s games in this league last week were 244 by Merle Meade and 203 by Ollie Gasser. They also bowled the top series scores — 587 for Meade and 571 for Gasser.

Terry Wilson led the women with a 206 game, followed by Sandy Reynolds at 191.

The best women’s series were 553 by Reynolds and 522 by Sara Zuercher.

Zuercher converted a 2-7 split, while Jamie Sowder, Jennifer Richmond and Beverly Werner each converted a 3-10 split.

Galaxy leaderboards for women

The top performances by men in the sanctioned leagues at Galaxy to this point in the season were recognized in last week’s column.

The best women’s averages, series scores and game scores thus far are noted in today’s column. The average listed is the woman’s best average in any one league in which she has bowled a minimum of 21 games.

The number of women with an average of 160 or higher at this point is 12 compared to 10 at this stage of the season last year.

Eleven women have rolled a series score exceeding 560 this season compared to 10 last year, while the number of women with a game score higher than 225 is 11 compared to seven at this point in the season last year.

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