The Richmond Register


February 28, 2014

BOWLING: Seven bowlers top 700 at Galaxy

RICHMOND — Seven men bowled a total of 10 700-series at Galaxy this week. Brandon Simpson rolled series scores of 777, 744 and 701, Ron Gugel bowled a 723 and 711 series, and one 700 series each was bowled by Donnie Philbeck (772), John Hickam (769), Neil Haggard (724), Mark Rogers (707) and Glenn Masters (705).

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

The best women’s scores were a 243 game by Karen Kensicki and a 601 series by Narita Rose.

MCWBA city tournament

The Madison County Women’s Bowling Association will hold its annual city tournament on Saturday and Sunday with the action starting at 2 p.m. each day.

This tourney will include singles, doubles and team competition with participation limited to MCWBA members.

The tournament will be handicapped at 80 percent of the difference between the bowler’s average and 200. The entry fee is $15 per bowler for each event.

Velma Cruse and Jelemia Sanders are the tournament managers.

League highlights

Galaxy Classic

A 700 series was bowled on Monday by Neil Haggard (724), Ron Gugel (723), Mark Rogers (707) and substitute Donnie Philbeck (772).

A 600 series was rolled by Brandon Simpson (694), Gary Cromer (686), John Hickam (686), Lynn Estes (676), Mike Riley (674), Shawn Barton (657), J.J. Reisig (655) and Todd Young (652).

Also reaching the 600 series level were: Cody Dapkus (646), Barry Miller (644), J.R. Martin (641), Terry Jackson (639), Aaron Rose (636), Lewis Jones Jr. (634), Bobby Abrams (628), Rick Stamper (623), Ron Roberts (613), Ronnie Thomas (609) and sub Daniel Benge (613).

The highest games were 279 by Philbeck, 269 by Gugel and 265 by Todd Young.

Note: The highest scores for this league were inadvertently omitted from last week’s highlights. Brandon Simpson bowled the high game (290) and series (781) and Lewis Jones Jr. rolled the second-highest game (278) at the Feb. 17 session.

Galaxy Girls

Shella Cobb (223) and Jan Stepp (200) bowled the top games Tuesday. The highest series scores were 542 by Narita Rose and 521 by Cobb. Sub Beverly Shearer rolled a 506 series.

Splits were converted by Cobb (4-5), Rita Roberts (4-5), Tammy Fourre (5-7), Linda Combs (5-10), Carole Bales (5-8-10), Beverly Aleshire (8-10) and Brenda Williams (3-6-7-10).

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