The Richmond Register

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October 10, 2013

BOWLING: Simpson rolls first 300 game of season

RICHMOND — Brandon Simpson bowled the first 300 game of the 2013-14 season at Galaxy with a perfect score in the Galaxy Classic League on Monday. His gem was part of a 745 series, which was the high series for the week.

This was actually Simpson’s second 300 game of the day as he had bowled a 300 game while practicing before league play started. Of course, games rolled outside of sanctioned league play are not recognized by the United States Bowling Congress.

Simpson bowled two sanctioned 300 games during the 2011-12 season and just missed perfection last season with a 299 game.

Simpson’s 228 average in the Galaxy Classic League last season topped the Galaxy leaderboard.

Senior women’s state      tournament

A total of 219 women from across the state participated in the Senior Women’s State Tournament at Galaxy on Saturday and Sunday.

The final results have not yet been released. The performances of the Madison County ladies in this tourney will be reported when this information is available.

Kentucky state tournaments

The Kentucky Women’s Bowling Association’s state tournament will take place in Ashland on Oct. 25 through 27 and Nov. 2 and 3.

Entries close at midnight on Saturday.

The 58th annual Kentucky Bowling Association’s state tournament is scheduled for Owensboro Nov. 1 through 3, Nov. 9 and 10 and Nov. 16 and 17. The deadline to enter this tournament is Oct. 29.

Registration forms for both of these tourneys are available at the Galaxy Center.

League highlights

Galaxy Classic

Brandon Simpson’s league-leading accomplishments are detailed at the top of this column.

The next-best performances were a 278 game and 712 series by Barry Miller and a 257 game and 727 series by Ron Gugel.

A 600 series was rolled by Lewis Jones Jr. (684), Matt Wieczorek (674), Mark Rogers (673), Randy Burgess (644), Patrick Wells (641), Bill Bowles (639), Cody Dapkus (631), Glenn Masters (630), Lewis Jones Sr. (619), Todd Young (608), David Norman (604) and Ronnie Thomas (603).

Regina Barton led the league’s ladies with a 218 game and 633 series, followed by Andi Daly at 216 and 583.

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